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The United States has eight telephones per hundred of population, while no other country has one-half as many.
You could draw my pension, and repay yourselves at the rate, say, of L500 a year, taking your five per cent interest as well."
The projectile ought to be propelled with an initial velocity of 12,000 yards per second.
If I could get twenty or thirty pounds to begin with, I could pay five per cent for it, and then I could gradually make a little capital of my own, and do without a loan."
Hence that immense fortune, which, in Lord Wilmore's opinion, possibly amounted to one or two millions per annum, -- a precarious fortune, which might be momentarily lost by the failure of the mine.
Of course we can't afford to take these structures down under a bonus of five hundred per cent upon the prime cost of our lot and plaster.
"What will sixty-five per cent of the gate receipts be?" Rivera demanded.
"A capital profit, -- four hundred per cent., Planchet."
Over fifty per cent are thralls by virtue of the fact that they are merely tenants or are mortgaged.
Our loves are not given, but only lent, At compound interest of cent per cent.
Hence, the stopcock of my cylinder, when fully open, expends 27 cubic feet per hour, with a flame at least six times as strong as that of the large lamps used for lighting streets.
On the other hand, Daylight could have taken in fully a dozen horses to pasture, which would have earned him a dollar and a half per head per month.