Usage examples for seventeen

  1. A poem of seventeen verses. – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  2. " Seventeen hundred dollars," replied the clerk. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  3. At length he was head boy himself, and at seventeen his school life was finished. – Tales from Dickens by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
  4. Oh, about seventeen hours or so. – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse
  5. My sister Bridgie will never be more than seventeen if she lives to a hundred, and I mean myself to stick at twenty. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  6. There was a great deal to be done with this seventeen shillings. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  7. He published poems when he was only seventeen. – A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895) by George Saintsbury
  8. " Seventeen next birthday, sir," I answered. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  9. They had not much money to spend, for Owen had brought home only seventeen shillings. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  10. He repeated his No, putting about seventeen n's in the No! – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  11. Benedict had kept Lenhart for seventeen days. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  12. The door opened, and a girl of seventeen or eighteen came in. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  13. " I can get seventeen hundred dollars for that boat," he explained. – The Prairie Mother by Arthur Stringer
  14. I was then a grown lad, nearly seventeen, and full of energy. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  15. He's sixteen or seventeen. – The Major by Ralph Connor
  16. The month was September, and the year seventeen fifteen. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  17. She might be seventeen or twenty- seven, I could not tell. – The Rector of St. Mark's by Mary J. Holmes
  18. I'll tell you what she has done; she has made me put her up a set of them things at twelve, seventeen, six! – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  19. At last they reached Number Seventeen. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  20. I don't deny what may have been in old days before, but for a good seventeen year when I have gone off for a fling now and then, Rhoda has been the better for it, not I the worse. – The Unknown Sea by Clemence Housman