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What name stop two tens pounds and six fella pounds?
A solid shot of 108 inches would weigh more than 200,000 pounds, a weight evidently far too great.
But the twenty pounds' worth of seed-corn had been planted in vain in the seductive green plot--all of it at least which had not been dispersed by the roadside--and Fred found himself close upon the term of payment with no money at command beyond the eighty pounds which he had deposited with his mother.
Gogoomy and his five tribesmen were fined three pounds each, and at Gogoomy's guttural command they refused to pay.
Five hundred pounds is a good bit of money, though; isn't it, Moody?
Gamfield smiled, too, as he perused the document; for five pounds was just the sum he had been wishing for; and, as to the boy with which it was encumbered, Mr.
This apparatus had been so ingeniously combined that it did not weigh more than seven hundred pounds, even including twenty-five gallons of water in another receptacle.
Twenty thousand pounds, which you would lose by a single accidental delay
He found that when he had paid everything he would have seven pounds left.
Five pounds, sir; that was the lowest price my master set.
You don't think he is to get any of the thirty pounds, do you?
That he knew his business his owners were convinced, or at forty he would not have held command of the Tryapsic, three thousand tons net register, with a cargo capacity of nine thousand tons and valued at fifty-thousand pounds.