Usage examples for thousands

  1. He would sit this way by the hour, looking at him, dreaming of thousands of things, sweet or sad. – Original Short Stories, Volume 12 (of 13) by Guy de Maupassant Last Updated: February 13, 2009
  2. Perhaps you didn't guess I was worth some thousands when I got away from you just now? – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. He is thousands of miles away from Europe, and he is in a situation of peril, which makes the chance of his safe return doubtful in the last degree. – The Black Robe by Wilkie Collins
  4. It took thousands of years to do it, but they've all gone. – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  5. After thousands of years we find that he " abideth a priest continually." – Revisiting the Earth by James Langdon Hill
  6. There are thousands of women who feel the same, though in most cases they would scorn to own it. – Modern marriage and how to bear it by Maud Churton Braby
  7. Thousands- thousands- and all for Iris! – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant
  8. If that thing there is one of the Good People, as I think, it's not sick, and it will live for thousands of years after we are dead. – Fairies and Folk of Ireland by William Henry Frost
  9. They were also accompanied by thousands of Brahmins, collected from different quarters. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  10. From thousands of women to- day the cry is rising, " Give us free opportunity, and the training that will fit us for freedom." – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  11. " Thousands of 'em, I suppose," said one of the men. – Fighting the Whales by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. He was a business man, and was certain the book would sell in thousands. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  13. Thousands of years ago there was no land nor sun nor moon nor stars, and the world was only a great sea of water, above which stretched the sky. – Philippine Folklore Stories by John Maurice Miller
  14. She was so many thousands of miles both in fact and in thought from her own home and her own history. – The Red Cross Girls with the Russian Army by Margaret Vandercook
  15. How can you be fond of thousands of anything? – Station Amusements by Lady Barker
  16. Thousands of years ago, people believed strange things about trees. – Peter and Polly in Winter by Rose Lucia
  17. Thousands of women moving in our circle are not half so good as I am. – The Sowers by Henry Seton Merriman
  18. No one will notice us; there will be thousands of people, and we shall be lost in the crowd. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  19. If you could take us there, we might find the other part still there after all these thousands of years. – The Story of the Amulet by E. Nesbit
  20. Many men have employed thousands and secured it. – Increasing-Human-Efficiency-in-Business-a-contribution-to-the-psychology-of-business by Scott, Walter Dill