Usage examples for thousand

  1. " Days will come and go," he said, " and the world will pass away, In Heaven a day is a thousand years, a thousand years are a day." – The Irish Fairy Book by Various
  2. The thing to have is about ten thousand a year, and the world to think you have only five. – Coningsby by Benjamin Disraeli
  3. And there's one chance in a thousand for Helen." – 32 Caliber by Donald McGibeny
  4. You know what I mean- something that some one else would not do a thousand times better. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. " Over a thousand feet," replied Tradmos. – The Land of the Changing Sun by William N. Harben
  6. Oh, how much better it would have been, a thousand times better, if only I had gone to school! – The Adventures of Pinocchio by C. Collodi--Pseudonym of Carlo Lorenzini
  7. A year, or a thousand years- I cannot say. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  8. " Isn't it anything to move a thousand men like one? – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  9. I have more to say: I have a thousand things! – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  10. Half a thousand years has not changed them. – The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White
  11. Yes, one thousand years! – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  12. I've heard this a thousand times. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. " You have, or Mr. Ainsleigh here, has it," said Tung- yu, " I will give you five thousand for the fan." – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  14. How long it seems, a thousand years ago! – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  15. But you couldn't get me over there now for ten thousand caldor. – The Players by Everett B. Cole
  16. Thank you, my dear old boy, a thousand times. – Charlie to the Rescue by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. I wish he had waited an hour later, and then I should have had another thousand!" – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  18. I'd pick Betty out in a thousand! – Betty Lee, Freshman by Harriet Pyne Grove
  19. I cried; " and thank you a thousand times for thinking of it!" – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson