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And yet, who knows that I may not find two or three millions in the pockets of my good friends the Spaniards?
Are you rich enough to give millions to other people, sire?
And our thousand millions would swallow them down in a mouthful.
If her population was a billion, and was increasing twenty millions a year, in twenty-five years it would be a billion and a half--equal to the total population of the world in
In 1879 the New York telephone directory was a small card, showing two hundred and fifty-two names; but now it has grown to be an eight-hundred-page quarterly, with a circulation of half a million, and requiring twenty drays, forty horses, and four hundred men to do the work of distribution.
Merely to keep their records requires two hundred and thirty-five million sheets of paper a year.
A deed done is irrevocable, and its result coinciding in time with the actions of millions of other men assumes an historic significance.
Equally right or wrong is he who says that Napoleon went to Moscow because he wanted to, and perished because Alexander desired his destruction, and he who says that an undermined hill weighing a million tons fell because the last navvy struck it for the last time with his mattock.
He was telling me this morning that, tired of letting his property lie dormant in Italy, which is a dead nation, he wished to find a method, either in France or England, of multiplying his millions, but remember, that though I place great confidence in Busoni, I am not responsible for this.
Should Andrea marry according to his father's views, he will, perhaps, give him one, two, or three millions.
In the United States to-day, in spite of all your so- called labor legislation, there are three millions of child laborers.
Robert Hunter, in 1906, in a book entitled "Poverty," pointed out that at that time there were ten millions in the United States living in poverty.
You have seen fit to surround yourself and household with armed guards, as though, forsooth, we were common criminals, apt to break in upon you and wrest away by force your twenty millions.
This house had been purchased and mortgaged, generally simultaneous operations with this great operator, as soon as he had "inventoried" half a million.
I have shot along, a whole week on a stretch, and gone millions and millions of miles, through perfect swarms of angels, without ever seeing a single white one, or hearing a word I could understand.