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You-all are on the grade at last," Harnish remarked, as he saw the fifteen hundred and raised a thousand in turn.
However, were the forty-four thousand eight hundred and forty-seven cubic feet of gas of which we speak, all introduced into the balloon, it would be entirely filled; but that would not do, because, as the balloon continued to mount into the more rarefied layers of the atmosphere, the gas within would dilate, and soon burst the cover containing it.
By such and many other allurements a larger idea of telephone service was given to the public mind; until in 1909 at least eighteen thousand New York-Chicago conversa- tions were held, and the revenue from strictly long-distance messages was twenty-two thousand dollars a day.
The question," I went on, "is how to raise the fifty thousand francs.
Rostov submissively unbent the corner of his card and, instead of the six thousand he had intended, carefully wrote twenty-one.
An' you're offerin' me one thousand for six thousand.
You see, then -- in the first place, a ransom of a hundred thousand crowns.
For a week Wingrave pursued the same tactics, and at the end of that time he had made twenty thousand dollars.
Miss Verinder had only a life interest in her mother's property--and there was no raising the twenty thousand pounds on THAT.
Here are ten thousand more francs," he said, "with the fifteen thousand already in your pocket, they will make twenty-five thousand.
You will remember that it is now the year of the world three thousand eight hundred and thirty.
She cannot devise a miracle that will turn NOTHING into eight thousand gold pieces, and lesser help will bring us little peace.