Usage examples for gallon

  1. When they told him it was 29 cents a gallon he said, " Put in one gallon – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  2. In 1838 the Massachusetts Legislature passed what was known as the Fifteen- Gallon Law. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  3. The oil was gathered by digging trenches, and was sold at $ 1 a gallon – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  4. A two- gallon camp- kettle of sheet- iron was suspended upon it and over the fire, and the water in the kettle was just beginning to boil. – The Boy Hunters by Captain Mayne Reid
  5. The lawyer enjoyed, by anticipation, the happiness of once more filling his half- gallon flask, and the doctor promised to give us dishes of his own invention, as soon as he could meet with a frying- pan. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  6. Hence, reckoning sixty drops to a dram, there would be a number in a gallon of water exceeding, by one half the amount of the population of the whole globe! – The Ocean and its Wonders by R.M. Ballantyne
  7. Pine tar 1 gallon – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  8. Fill up the tank- and better give me half a gallon of oil. – The White Desert by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  9. Let them settle, then pour in one gallon of the best wine vinegar; and add to every four gallons, one gallon of foreign brandy. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  10. Then after thinking it over for about two seconds, he said, " No, put in a half- gallon – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  11. A tent with loose curtain flapping in the breeze stood on a slight rise, with sundry piles of boards and framed timber lying on the grass about it, while Thorne and a young lad stood beside a fire above which a four- gallon coal- oil can hung boiling. – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  12. The method on this was to use the five- gallon gasoline cans. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes
  13. Every Man is allowed a Pound of Biscuit, Averdupoiz Weight, and a Gallon of Beer, Wine Measure, per Day. – An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany by Donald Monro
  14. Add a gallon of the best brandy, stop it close, and bottle it off in six months. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  15. It is poor economy to buy vinegar by the gallon Buy a barrel, or half a barrel, of really strong vinegar, when you begin house- keeping. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  16. Drank between us one evening at Essex's gallon and half Champagne and Burgundy apiece. – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  17. At 9 we resumed our journey, there being about half a gallon a- piece for the horses just before we started; but although this, and the short rest they had, had relieved them, they got on slowly; and it was not until after midnight of the 27th, a. – Expedition into Central Australia by Charles Sturt
  18. The bartender would just have to take back his half- gallon – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  19. You will carry with you beyond One Ton Camp one X. S. ration, including biscuit and one gallon of paraffin, and of course you will not wait beyond the time when you can safely return on back depots. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans