Usage examples for 70

  1. Our brown ship, 70 feet in length by 15 wide, did really look a very 'mere nutshell' to go 500 miles over the great ocean in, but it was far, far better than some we had been in. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  2. Ajmere has a population of about 70, 000. It is surrounded by a fertile country, occupied by an industrious, wealthy, and prosperous people. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  3. The French constituted about 70 per cent of the Allies engaged. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  4. In a recent book by a woman who was for twelve years the mistress of a " house," are to be found the following figures: " The authorities compelled me to pay every month fines between $ 14. 70 to $ 29. 70, the girls would pay from $ 5. 70 to $ 9. 70 to the police." – Anarchism and Other Essays by Emma Goldman
  5. In the larger cities between 70 and 80 per cent of the population is either foreign born or immediately descended from persons of foreign birth. – Modern American Prose Selections by Various
  6. Peace was no nearer for the 70, 000 men who had been killed or wounded in the fight. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  7. How long was I away in '70, Granny?" – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  8. Now, if your Lordships will calculate what the savings from an income of 70, 000l. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  9. If you can hear it at 70 feet, your number is 70, which is remarkable. – Woodland Tales by Ernest Seton-Thompson
  10. I am 70 years old and have always been unable to take long walks, but the first Sunday I had your truss I walked a mile to my house and felt so good that I walked three miles more. – Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
  11. The expence was about 70, 000l. – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  12. S and 70 mi. – Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway by Rollin H. Baker
  13. When we come to the very close of life, we cannot transfer, in a single moment, that knowledge of the world and of human nature which an experience of 70 years has afforded us. – The Young Man's Guide by William A. Alcott
  14. I estimate the whole roughly at 70, 000 words. – Vailima-Letters by Stevenson, Robert Louis
  15. White church of, on field of Kossovo, 65; Marko chased by Voukashin round church of, 70, 71 Sand " St. Peter and the." – Hero Tales and Legends of the Serbians by Woislav M. Petrovitch
  16. The great bath, some 70 feet long and 28 feet wide, was found to be floored with lead two- thirds of an inch thick, in a perfectly sound condition. – The Towns of Roman Britain by James Oliver Bevan
  17. More than 70, 000 children have come under my observation, either in hospital or in private practice; and I need not say that a physician having much consulting practice sees far more than the average of unusual and severe cases. – The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases by Charles West, M.D.
  18. Also a 70- quart coffee tank. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  19. 70. In this diagram, distances in hundreds of miles from the equivalent centre are represented along the horizontal line, and the time of occurrence in minutes past 4 P. M. along the perpendicular line. – A Study of Recent Earthquakes by Charles Davison