He drank a quarter of a pint before breakfast, and then walked up a hill; and another quarter of a pint after breakfast, and then walked down a hill; and, after every fresh quarter of a pint, Mr.
Pickwick among the number, met each other in the pump room, took their quarter of a pint, and walked constitutionally.
The Japanese quarter of Yokohama is called Benten, after the goddess of the sea, who is worshipped on the islands round about.
He observed that the butchers stalls contained neither mutton, goat, nor pork; and, knowing also that it is a sacrilege to kill cattle, which are preserved solely for farming, he made up his mind that meat was far from plentiful in Yokohama-- nor was he mistaken; and, in default of butcher's meat, he could have wished for a quarter of wild boar or deer, a partridge, or some quails, some game or fish, which, with rice, the Japanese eat almost exclusively.
The City (as it is called) is the most populous part of London in the daytime; but at night, when it ceases to be the center of commerce, its busy population melts away, and the empty streets assume the appearance of a remote and deserted quarter of
I could not have slept over a quarter of
an hour when I was suddenly awakened by the passing of some cold and clammy thing across my forehead.
It was only two shillings a month, and it covered medical attendance and the use of a library of worn novels; but as four shillings a month besides was stopped for washing, Philip discovered that a quarter of
his six shillings a week would never be paid to him.
For the final quarter of
2005, the following significant leases were signed in the County:
After rising only fractionally in the fourth quarter of
1995, real gross domestic product posted a solid gain over the first half of 1996, providing a considerable lift to job growth.
1% vacancy rate and 5,394,523 available square feet for the 1st quarter of
Total inventory of 30,337,854 SF during the first quarter of
2002 reflected a modest 1% increase over the first quarter of
Never has this been more evident than in the third quarter of
1999, as strong leasing activity and solid absorption - primarily in downtown Stamford - helped counter the impact of large blocks of space added to the market earlier this year by corporate downsizings and new construction.