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If any one of you six make a signal of any description, that man's dead.
When the day came on which the sentence was to be executed, it was the last day of the six years in which she must not speak or laugh, and now she had freed her dear brothers from the power of the enchantment.
There are now, in the two islands, not six hundred thousand telephones in use.
The boat approached within six yards of the animal.
These are six ways of courting defeat, which must be carefully noted by the general who has attained a responsible post.
Each spire is surmounted by a statue six and a half feet high.
My library, consisting of six thousand volumes, quite new, and have never been opened.
I am sure my mother's feet were ettling to be ben long before they could be trusted, and that the moment after she was left alone with me she was discovered barefooted in the west room, doctoring a scar (which she had been the first to detect) on one of the chairs, or sitting on them regally, or withdrawing and re-opening the door suddenly to take the six by surprise.
Was it fair, mother, to say that I could stay out till six, and then pretend it was six before it was quite six?
It may be hard to find the things I need to make this magic compound, but if they were found I could do in an instant what will otherwise take six long, weary years of stirring kettles with both hands and both feet.
As to the six thousand owed to him beyond the number issued, he was prepared to consider offers.
The dogs, however, Daylight changed, leaving his own exhausted team to rest up against his return, while he went on with six fresh dogs.
By luck of birth possessed of a genial but soft disposition and a splendid constitution, his reputation was that for twenty years he had never missed his day's work nor his six daily quarts of bottled beer, even, as he bragged, when in the German islands, where each bottle of beer carried ten grains of quinine in solution as a specific against malaria.
He was a whiskey-guzzling Scotchman, and he downed his whiskey neat, beginning with his first tot punctually at six in the morning, and thereafter repeating it at regular intervals throughout the day till bedtime, which was usually midnight.
We've got six dogs," the other reiterated dispassionately.