Usage examples for forty

  1. I've known him forty years. – Abraham Lincoln by John Drinkwater
  2. His hair turned grey in a single winter, and at the age of forty- five he was a broken man. – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  3. Forty- year, With none but men! – Krindlesyke by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
  4. Call it forty- five then. – Punch, or the London Charivari, May 6, 1914 by Various
  5. I wish the Hazlebys were forty miles off! – Abbeychurch or, Self-Control and Self-Conceit by Charlotte M. Yonge
  6. You don't look a day over forty- you're still a young man, while I- She did not need to complete the sentence. – The Plum Tree by David Graham Phillips
  7. There's not an Indian within forty miles- what's the matter with you? – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman
  8. He won't be heard with forty of them. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  9. It's only forty miles by road, you know, though it takes hours by the train. – The Princess of the School by Angela Brazil
  10. This one room cost forty- five thousand dollars. – Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition by Marietta Holley
  11. About forty years old. – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  12. But I am not so very old- no, a man is still a boy at forty, isn't he? – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  13. We are moving at about five and forty miles an hour now. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  14. He's forty- five, forty- seven perhaps. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  15. It wasn't mine, and I get forty thousand. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  16. Yet it is only forty years since. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  17. Nevertheless, within forty- eight hours after the passing of the American troops through Luxemburg, it appeared to Sonya that some unexpected change had taken place in her group of Red Cross nurses. – The Red Cross Girls with Pershing to Victory by Margaret Vandercook
  18. I think he must be under forty, not much under it. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  19. Well, if she is, me boy, a woman of forty is just in the proime o' loife. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle