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Eleven thousand dollars were already in the pot, and the markers were heaped in a confused pile in the centre of the table.
"It'll cost you three thousand for a look in, but nobody will stop you from raising."
The capacity of this interior balloon was only sixty-seven thousand cubic feet: it was to float in the fluid surrounding it.
Hence the surface of the outside balloon being about eleven thousand six hundred square feet, its envelope weighed six hundred and fifty pounds.
Then it reached out to master an area of four hundred and thirteen thousand square miles--a great Lone Land of undeveloped resources.
Merely to operate this system requires an army of more than five thousand girls.
Upon this I was paid out notes and gold until I had by my side a total sum of two thousand gulden.
"You owe forty-three thousand, Count," said Dolokhov, and stretching himself he rose from the table.
D'Artagnan took the pen and wrote: -- "Between Messire d'Artagnan, ex-lieutenant of the king's musketeers, at present residing in the Rue Tiquetonne, Hotel de la Chevrette; and the Sieur Planchet, grocer, residing in the Rue les Lombards, at the sign of the Pilon d'Or, it has been agreed as follows: -- A company, with a capital of forty thousand livres, and formed for the purpose of carrying out an idea conceived by M.
As to the six thousand owed to him beyond the number issued, he was prepared to consider offers.
But you will say, he might have saved the three thousand pounds, to redeem the pledged Diamond, if he had married.
Danglars lost five hundred thousand francs; but he rid himself of all his Spanish shares.
he says the king is coming in triumph; that he is dressed in state; that he has just finished putting to death, with his own hand, a thousand chained Israelitish prisoners!
"TEN thousand!" As Givenaught shouted this, his excitement was so great that he forgot himself and used his natural voice.
A package of banknotes, to the value of fifty-five thousand pounds, had been taken from the principal cashier's table, that functionary being at the moment engaged in registering the receipt of three shillings and sixpence.