Usage examples for sixteen

  1. She was not convinced of its being good for them by hearing that they could work on it sixteen hours out of the four and twenty. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. I reckon he's put in sixteen hours a day at that garden since we heard they were comin'. – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  3. I'm rather bald, but it suits my style; a little fat, perhaps- a pound and a half over sixteen stone! – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  4. " Well," said Stainton, smiling, " perhaps sixteen is too many." – Running Sands by Reginald Wright Kauffman
  5. For sixteen years he was in Congress. – Nathan Hale by Jean Christie Root
  6. He and his wife are settled on Sixteen – Neighbours by Robert Stead
  7. The Grand Duke is a most amiable gentleman, sweet and good as a man can be; his son, sixteen was the loveliest and most gentle and affectionate of sons. – Memoirs of an American Prima Donna by Clara Louise Kellogg
  8. One mile from Birmingham, upon the Lichfield road, sixteen miles, to the disgrace of the community, is yet a river without a bridge. – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  9. When at the age of sixteen with a boy's years and a man's heart, you came to London, did I not try to be to you almost as a mother? – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. He was just sixteen – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  11. " As for you," he said, " you look about sixteen – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  12. He went to work again, and after a few minutes' silence he said: " It makes two hundred and sixteen thousand inches in all." – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  13. She was now sixteen – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. The rock was about sixteen feet from the surface. – All about the Klondyke gold mines by J. Armoy Knox J. G. Pratt
  15. The 14th regiment had now sixteen months to serve of the three years. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  16. When I was quite little, I thought by the time I should be sixteen or seventeen, and allowed to leave school- or old enough to run away if necessary- I'd have a little money of my own. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  17. Norfolk gets a rate of sixteen and a half cents from Chicago; a couple of hundred miles south, the rate is about twice as much. – The Dollar Hen by Milo M. Hastings
  18. We lost sixteen men in Smyrna, who died before they could be exchanged, almost within sight of home. – A Prisoner in Turkey by John Still
  19. Now he was twenty- three and she was twenty- one; and in all these sixteen years there had been no day when he had not looked forward to their marriage. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  20. When she was just turned sixteen Mademoiselle Idalie made up her mind to go into society. – Balcony Stories by Grace E. King