Usage examples for 400

  1. Bonds : $ 400, 000 Salary : $ 3, 500 a year. – Studies in Civics by James T. McCleary
  2. In 1912, 400 of the 425 ten- room hotels which now exist were conducted as hotels for men only. – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
  3. These Geysers are nearly 400 feet above sea level. – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie
  4. But, finding that neither had any Effect on us, they mustered their whole force, in Number about 400, and began a most furious Fire from all Quarters on the Fort, which they continued for four Days, and great Part of the Nights, viz. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  5. China has no modern vital statistics, but the annual increase of her 400, 000, 000 population, at the Japanese rate, would be 6, 000, 000. Now the settled parts of both Japan and China may be considered as fully populated so far as agriculture is concerned, further extensive increases of population being dependent upon the rise of machine industry. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  6. The first place we came to on the river, that gave us any stop, was a little negro town, containing about fifty huts, and there appeared about 400 people, for they all came out to see us, and wonder at us. – The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe
  7. It was a fixed habit with the great buffalo herds to move southward from 200 to 400 miles at the approach of winter. – The Extermination of the American Bison by William T. Hornaday
  8. Nearly 4, 400 miles are now equipped and over 3, 000 miles more will have lighting and emergency landing fields by next July. – State of the Union Addresses of Calvin Coolidge by Calvin Coolidge
  9. 400 F. And why drag me into the matter? – Four Plays of Gil Vicente by Gil Vicente
  10. Of the eleven different stocks enumerated, seven have been known to us for less than 400 years; and of these seven not one possessed a fragment of written history at the time it came into contact with European civilization. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  11. The Doctor believes, as do the Arabs themselves, that about 400 people, mostly women and children, lost their lives, while many more were made slaves. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  12. 20, 400, 000 Jenny Lind's Concerts, under my management, were attended by . – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  13. The distance from the hatch and brook was about 400 yards, so that the parent birds had to carry the fish they captured nearly a quarter of a mile. – Wild Life in a Southern County by Richard Jefferies
  14. The first five pages had gone, and there was another page missing, but some 400 lines of blank verse remained. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  15. 400; geologising with, i. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  16. 400 Librarian 400 Chief Justice 3, 000 2 Asso. – Alden's Handy Atlas of the World by John B. Alden
  17. The 400 machine operators received $ 4 per week, making the labor cost $ 1600 per week. – The Invention of the Sewing Machine by Grace Rogers Cooper
  18. About 400 B. C. the Republic, formed by these two then united towns, allied itself with Rome; and during the height of the Empire's power, her rulers, statesmen, and poets built themselves residences on the shores of the beautiful bay. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  19. I had many beasts being fed on other farms as well as those on my own- not fewer than 400 one way or other. – Cattle and Cattle-breeders by William M'Combie
  20. Then the possibility of a war, even within the limits of the Confederacy, was expressly provided for, and in that event the Austrian quota was to be 6, 000 foot- soldiers, 400 horsemen and a supply of artillery. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger