Usage examples for thirteen

  1. Washington said: " We are one nation to- day, and thirteen to- morrow. – Government and Administration of the United States by Westel W. Willoughby and William F. Willoughby
  2. He was only a lad of thirteen, miss, but he was a man grown from that night on. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  3. There happened to be thirteen fairies in the kingdom; but as the King had only twelve gold plates, he had to leave one of them out. – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  4. As a matter of fact neither Ernest nor Carol were allowed to do much showing of their faces out of doors after dark unless they had some business, their parents being firm in the belief that thirteen and fourteen year old boys should be at home after night. – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  5. I shall be sorry to leave Leigh; and yet, you see, after living for thirteen years such a different life, I do not see things as I did when I was a girl, and have blamed myself often because I have felt the difference. – A Chapter of Adventures by G. A. Henty
  6. " Three pounds thirteen or out you go," the man announced, pushing his way forward. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  7. They decided, as they had often done before, that it was because Betty was so nearly grown up, nearly thirteen. – A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia by Alice Turner Curtis
  8. He was thirteen years younger than she- it was ridiculous. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  9. Colonel Guitar reported his loss in the battle as thirteen killed and fifty- five wounded. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  10. I remember the story of those thirteen millions now. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  11. I told you to hold out everything on that hotel guy and you made him put up only thirteen dollars. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  12. She is only thirteen, but she says she is a woman. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  13. Bessie is only thirteen. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  14. The clock now pointed to thirteen minutes of twelve; they would be asking for him upstairs. – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  15. She had waited thirteen years. – The Awakening of Helena Richie by Margaret Deland
  16. General Sheaffe now arrived from Fort George with re- enforcements and took command of the British forces; these now numbered about thirteen hundred while the Americans could not count over six hundred. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  17. " I was not yet thirteen," she said. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  18. Besides these hundred and twenty- two poor having out- door relief, thirteen others were every day introduced into the hotel, and there lived as the king's officers; and three of them sat at table at the same time with the king, in the same hall as he, and quite close. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume II. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  19. Why, even Jean can spin, and she's but thirteen, put in Thomas. – Donald McElroy, Scotch Irishman by Willie Walker Caldwell