Usage examples for eighty

  1. Had I never been born, had- but I was already- I existed fifty- eighty thousand years before I was born! – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  2. " Eighty- three thousand, fi'hunnerd an' ten dollars," answered Martin gloomily. – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  3. Nearer eighty I should say. – The Moving Finger A Trotting Christmas Eve at Warwingie Lost! The Loss of the "Vanity" Dick Stanesby's Hutkeeper The Yanyilla Steeplechase A Digger's Christmas by Mary Gaunt
  4. I've seen one eighty- five feet long! – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  5. And this, with the dollar and eighty- five cents which he had taken in during the morning, made almost three dollars for Red Cross. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony by Laura Lee Hope
  6. It was also reported that eighty Americans were killed in one night. – A Soldier in the Philippines by Needom N. Freeman
  7. You must be derned near eighty. – Anderson Crow, Detective by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. She tells many stories of the Big Wind, which we learn was in 1839, making Ellen's age about sixty- one and her mother's eighty- four. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  9. That's away north a good eighty mile. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  10. Latimer was eighty years of age. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  11. There were eighty or ninety wounded there when I arrived. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  12. She's eighty- odd; eighty- five if a day. – The Delectable Duchy by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  13. He was eighty- three years old at the time of writing it. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. That makes a pay load of a ton an' a half, and you'd have to burn a hundred an' eighty tons of fuel- old- style- to take it to the moon, and another hundred an' twenty for every ton the rocket ship weighed. – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  15. And, best of all, there was still a balance of forty- three hundred and eighty- seven wishes to his credit! – Jack and the Check Book by John Kendrick Bangs
  16. " Six eighty," says she, never battin' an eye. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  17. The rent of the shop and house was eighty- five pounds- an increase upon that paid by Boxon. – Will Warburton by George Gissing
  18. Only two hundred; of course I mean heavy guns,- sixty and eighty- four pounders. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic
  19. I wasn't able to see them all, but I would say more than eighty thousand." – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba