Usage examples for 500

  1. Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets; or A Collection of Above 500 Useful Receipts on a Variety of Subjects. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  2. As for the 1, 500 cannon, they have not yet been made; but many of them have already been named. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  3. All the valleys to the west of Mount Erba seem to be arid except Gumateo or Gumatyewa, a big valley which must have water near the surface, which runs all along at the back of the range, with arid hills from 500 to 1, 000 feet on either side of it. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  4. Well, then, my worthy companion, my answer will be that we have seen the lunar continent at a distance of 500 yards, and that nothing appeared to be moving on the surface of the moon. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  5. If we assume that in the statement of the length and breadth, feet ought to stand in place of fathoms, we get the still excessive number of 1, 500 to 3, 000 killed animals. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  6. More than 30, 000 Romans perished, if the accounts handed down to us are to be believed, and 500 were taken prisoners, though, if the same accounts are to be believed, the Roman army was only 30, 000 strong; so that the 500 captives must have been supplied from some of those exclusive sources which are open to none but the historian. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  7. V. They select 500 for that purpose. – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  8. They saw her conning- tower slipping through the water at about 1, 500 yards. – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  9. 500 Home for Colored and Aged Persons . – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  10. I'll pay $ 2, 500. It's only a fair price, and I can't afford anything cheap in this place. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  11. Its amount was, on an average for the year round, 12, 500 pounds. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  12. We covered Tonto Trail in good time, but below the 1, 500- foot level on down was very dangerous. – I Married a Ranger by Dama Margaret Smith
  13. 500 each, and cash Rs. – Tales of Bengal by S. B. Banerjea
  14. We are 7, 500 feet up. – Epistles-from-Pap-Letters-from-the-man-known-as-The-Will-Rogers-of-Indiana by Durham, Andrew Everett
  15. Mr. Murray's salary sounded a good one, 500 pounds a year, but it did not get much comfort. – An Autobiography by Catherine Helen Spence
  16. We were now at an elevation of 16, 500 feet, which seemed quite low after our colder and loftier camping- grounds. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  17. If you feel that way about it, I advise you to take out a $ 500 policy. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  18. We weare in number about 500, all stout men. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  19. I know that 500 guineas were once offered for this most extraordinary copy, bound in 3 volumes in foreign coarse vellum. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin