By virtue of this sentence he was, in the month of December, cast into Newgate for five years
and ten months, and required besides to pay a large fine, and to furnish heavy securities for his future good behaviour.
I should like to show you your face in a glass, and you would see how plump and florid-looking you are, as fat and round as a cheese, with eyes like lighted coals; and if it were not for that ugly wrinkle you try to cultivate on your forehead, you would hardly look fifty years
old, and you are sixty, if I am not mistaken."
"The old year
is going away beautifully," said Anne.
The Saxon Chronicle, as it extended over many hundred years
, was of course written by many different people, and so parts of it are written much better than other parts.
"Yes, my children," replied Grandfather, with a smile and a sigh, "another year
has been added to those of the two centuries and upward which have passed since the Lady Arbella brought this chair over from England.
Without laboratories, without coaching, sitting in my bedroom, I proceeded to compress that two years
' work into three months and to keep reviewed on the previous year
had passed since his body had been found upon the bluff before his cottage overlooking the Hudson, and oft-times during these long years
I had wondered if John Carter were really dead, or if he again roamed the dead sea bottoms of that dying planet; if he had returned to Barsoom to find that he had opened the frowning portals of the mighty atmosphere plant in time to save the countless millions who were dying of asphyxiation on that far-gone day that had seen him hurtled ruthlessly through forty-eight million miles of space back to Earth once more.
The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, chosen by the legislature thereof, for six Years
; and each Senator shall have one Vote.
This agreement, which was to remain in force for seventeen years
, was a master-stroke of diplomacy on the part of the Bell Company.
During the fifteen years
of his literary life Poe was connected with various newspapers and magazines in Richmond, Philadelphia and New York.
For three years
nothing was known of him but that he was reading hard and keeping his terms.
It is these same elements, together with the vigorous presentation and emphasis of basal practical virtues, that distinguished 'Robinson Crusoe,' of which the First Part appeared in 1719, when Defoe was nearly or quite sixty years