Usage examples for fourteen

  1. The position seemed more hopeful now, for the tide would have to rise fourteen or fifteen feet to carry them to the roof; and though in certain places from low water to high water might be perhaps forty feet, they were now so near the height of the tide that it was not likely to rise much farther. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  2. " Fourteen pounds, gentlemen," he begged. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  3. The second day, particularly, it seemed to the boy that he had not been out of the water at all during the fourteen hours of the march, except for the brief halt at noon. – The Boy With the U. S. Survey by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  4. One from fifteen, fourteen. – Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories by Juliana Horatio Ewing
  5. The length of the line would be fourteen miles. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  6. Of the old thirty- four, fourteen only were judged worthy to remain as principal rules; and two of these have no claim at all to such rank, one of them being quite useless. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. Of the fourteen persons now present, he said, in a low voice, not one will stand by you a fortnight hence. – The Vicar of Tours by Honore de Balzac
  8. They say Madame will be here for ten or fourteen days yet. – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  9. A boy of fourteen? – Snow-Blind by Katharine Newlin Burt
  10. Thou dost remember the baby- a little muchacha thou broughtest me then- fourteen years ago?" – On the Frontier by Bret Harte
  11. In those days the steamers were rarely driven, and a voyage of fourteen days was not considered a bad one. – The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I by William James Stillman
  12. To- day and to- morrow we dine fourteen. – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  13. He has been promising Annie a silk dress since she was fourteen. – Old Ebenezer by Opie Read
  14. Most men would have said from fourteen to twenty was the dangerous age for a youth; but Shakespeare had perhaps a personal reason for the peculiar " ten to twenty- three." – The Man Shakespeare by Frank Harris
  15. He had noted the wonderful change in her, for eighteen is keen about fourteen, particularly when fourteen is full of promise and belongs, in a sense, to one. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  16. It was not long before he announced fifteen, and at that continued until they reached the entrance to the creek, where it was only fourteen feet. – Among Malay Pirates And Other Tales Of Adventure And Peril by G. A. Henty
  17. Never heard a ghost story; was fourteen, too. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman