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Three dollars an' twelve an' a half cents I'm jiggered out of on the room I'm rentin'.
A full day's wages she spent in the purchase of half a dozen cabinet photographs of herself.
We won't go back to work this afternoon, but knock off now, and call it half a day.
Fifteen hundred of the emperor's largest horses, each about four inches and a half high, were employed to draw me towards the metropolis, which, as I said, was half a mile distant.
We made a long march the remaining part of the day, and, rested at night with five hundred guards on each side of me, half with torches, and half with bows and arrows, ready to shoot me if I should offer to stir.
Well, I'm going to have a try," said Tadpole; "it's the last run of the half, and if a fellow gets in at the end big-side stands ale and bread and cheese and a bowl of punch; and the Cock's such a famous place for ale.
They have come a mile and a half in about eleven minutes, a pace which shows that it is the last day.
What brother on earth would do half so much for his sisters, even if REALLY his sisters
my dear Fanny; her life cannot be worth half that purchase.
Half an hour later the sailors had returned to the Kincaid, and the steamer was slowly getting under way.
Tarzan half started as though to rush through the surf and strike out for the already moving steamer; but realizing the futility of so rash an act he halted at the water's edge.
It was something about one of these waiting figures,--some movement, some chance posture,--that presently surprised my attention and awakened a sudden sense of half recognition.
One day some months after I cut from her dear head one long thick lock, one half of which was gold and the other half chestnut.
We got away punctually, and in the course of an hour and a half arrived at the town of Annunciation.
I tossed feverishly all night long, and was glad enough when I heard the clock strike half past eleven and knew it was time to get up for dinner.