When he was twenty-one
years old Enoch went to New York City and was a city man for fifteen years.
He wants me to find him a trustworthy young groom, about twenty or twenty-one
, who knows his business.
The one was to overthrow the Catholic Church and set up the Protestant faith on its ruins -- not as an Established Church, but a go-as-you-please one; and the other project was to get a decree issued by and by, commanding that upon Arthur's death unlimited suffrage should be introduced, and given to men and women alike -- at any rate to all men, wise or unwise, and to all mothers who at middle age should be found to know nearly as much as their sons at twenty-one
of them wore that significant badge.
You will be free as soon as you are twenty-one
, ~but I am a slave for life
Twenty-two friends of high public mark, twenty-one
living and one dead, it had lopped the heads off, in one morning, in as many minutes.
In addition to all this he had found time to be twenty-one
years a policeman, and to beget and rear successfully twelve children.
The tower within forms a complete circle, twenty-one
feet in diameter, the walls fourteen feet thick.
The nurseries for children of ordinary gentlemen, merchants, traders, and handicrafts, are managed proportionably after the same manner; only those designed for trades are put out apprentices at eleven years old, whereas those of persons of quality continue in their exercises till fifteen, which answers to twenty-one
with us: but the confinement is gradually lessened for the last three years.
Charles of England had ridden in stirrups hung with four hundred and twenty-one
He was a little over twenty-one
years of age and looked eighteen.
Cide Hamete Benengeli, the Arab and Manchegan author, relates in this most grave, high-sounding, minute, delightful, and original history that after the discussion between the famous Don Quixote of La Mancha and his squire Sancho Panza which is set down at the end of chapter twenty-one
, Don Quixote raised his eyes and saw coming along the road he was following some dozen men on foot strung together by the neck, like beads, on a great iron chain, and all with manacles on their hands.