Usage examples for eighteen

  1. She's only eighteen but she's woman now. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  2. Their march was of twenty- seven days from Phraata, during which they had beaten the Parthians in eighteen battles, though with little effect or lasting result, because of their being so unable to pursue. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  3. The latter, which is his great work, occupied his time and thoughts for eighteen years. – A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2) by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn
  4. Thirty- three, I believe, said I. There were thirty- three, I suppose, in eighteen fifty- nine, said he; but now there are not so many. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  5. Don't talk any nonsense about getting married, for this child is only eighteen. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  6. It will all have had opportunity to be true in eighteen- seventy- five, if it have not had in eighteen- seventy- three. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  7. Do you know, mamma, that I happen to be eighteen this week? – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  8. Day after day, month after month, we waited- eighteen, I think it was. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  9. The genuine die when they are eighteen years old." – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2 by Rupert Hughes
  10. He was thinkin' as I wanted him to about most things, though, when he died, and that's sayin' a good deal, for he didn't die until after we'd been married seven years and three months and eighteen days. – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed
  11. I went into another place, where there were eighteen men and twelve girls. – White Slaves by Louis A Banks
  12. He says, " I have taken eighteen thousand pounds." – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.) by Edmund Burke
  13. From eighteen to fifteen gantas may be had for half a real. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  14. You seem more like eighteen to me." – The Old Gray Homestead by Frances Parkinson Keyes
  15. The whole eighteen of us will have to stick together and work hard if we expect to keep the upper hand of things here at Hamilton. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  16. This came from the situation of the place- a plain on the top of a mountain, eighteen hundred feet high. – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed
  17. Often he wondered why he cared so much more for Bertha now that she was twenty- eight than when she was eighteen. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  18. Nevertheless he entered the army at the age of eighteen. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  19. Eighteen species were found, twelve of them peculiar to the island. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs
  20. You thought eighteen years was not long enough, and that you might keep me waiting a day longer. – John Bull's Other Island by George Bernard Shaw