Mademoiselle Stangerson was, at the time when her father returned from America and bought the Glandier estate, twenty years of age
. She was exceedingly pretty, having at once the Parisian grace of her mother, who had died in giving her birth, and all the splendour, all the riches of the young American blood of her parental grandfather, William Stangerson.
Philippe Georges Marie Comte de Chagny was just forty-one years of age
. He was a great aristocrat and a good-looking man, above middle height and with attractive features, in spite of his hard forehead and his rather cold eyes.
One day -- it was the morning of the day my story begins -- the king, Louis XIV., then ten years of age
, went in state, under pretext of returning thanks for his recovery from the small-pox, to Notre Dame.
I recall one old coloured women who was about seventy years of age
, who came to see me when we were raising money to pay for the farm.
There are two periods into which education ought to be divided, according to the age of the child; the one is from his being seven years of age
to the time of puberty; the other from thence till he is one-and-twenty: for those who divide ages by the number seven [1337a] are in general wrong: it is much better to follow the division of nature; for every art and every instruction is intended to complete what nature has left defective: we must first consider if any regulation whatsoever is requisite for children; in the next place, if it is advantageous to make it a common care, or that every one should act therein as he pleases, which is the general practice in most cities; in the third place, what it ought to be.
My aunt observed this, and when Justine was twelve years of age
, prevailed on her mother to allow her to live at our house.
Though the woman seemed wholly occupied with the little girl of nine or ten years of age
, whose long black hair she amused herself by handling, she lost not a single glance of those her companion cast on her.
He was a man of about forty years of age
, of medium height and physique.
It was not a face in its first bloom; she was a woman five and thirty years of age
Afanasy Ivanovitch was a gentleman of fifty-five years of age
, artistically gifted, and of most refined tastes.
In 1901, the boy, Emil, then six years of age
, went to live with his aunt, Mrs.
This gentleman was about thirty-five years of age
. He was of a middle size, and what is called well-built.