You try but you can't protect me, Rhyn, which you've proven a dozen times over.
"I should have bought a dozen of these!" she exclaimed.
That and a couple dozen others.
There's only a half dozen Lucky Strikes.
That left only a dozen mules and the bay.
I closed my eyes as I thought of a dozen questions about security breach.
My house was on the side of a hill, immediately on the edge of the larger wood, in the midst of a young forest of pitch pines and hickories, and half a dozen rods from the pond, to which a narrow footpath led down the hill.
There was no way in a dozen lifetimes I'd ever get a sniff at a tenth of that much money!
This Volt-Wheel has been around a half dozen years.
A dozen in all, I'd guess.
He was hundreds of thousands of mortal years old, but less than half a dozen in angel years.
"This," said the man, taking up a box and handling it gently, "contains twelve dozen rustles--enough to last any lady a year.
A century ago, cars were made one at a time by a half dozen people working together.
The phone rang more than a dozen times before a man with groggy voice answered.
Our case of water bottles, down three from the original two dozen would need to be rationed.
He wore headphones and spoke into a microphone, simultaneously responding to half a dozen chat windows open on this computer.
When Dean first introduced himself, the young lady continued with her engaging smile until it became obvious she had no idea what he was saying—even after he sputtered the half-dozen words of Spanish he knew.
She laughed loudly enough to turn the heads of a half dozen spectators.
His multimillionaire father's picture was on the wall, and he owned two dozen restaurants in the Annapolis area, including this one.
In 1921, a dozen years before he would be sworn in as president, Franklin Roosevelt was diagnosed with polio.
The last thing I want is a half-dozen little brats running around here tearing things up.
He served about a dozen years for rape in California and dropped out of sight after he was released.
His paper work checks out and he's visible but blurry a half dozen times on hotel video cameras.
It rang a dozen or so times before I half-fell down the stairs and located it.
I put aside a dozen or so that looked promising but that was all.
There were a half dozen messages from both Julie and Howie from California but in view of our frenzied day, decided to let them simmer until after a much relished glass or two of wine and Molly's carefully grilled hot dogs and cheese bread.
We don't start serving until five o'clock called one of a half dozen women setting out food on a steam line.
Lots pass by up there in a dozen years.
The mention of him reminded her of her cramped stomach and the half dozen failed attempts to eat normal food.
The Lucky Pup is one of a dozen or so digs scattered around his property up in Governor's Basin.
The darkness immediately engulfed them and they paused a dozen baby steps into the tunnel to allow their eyes to become accustomed to the blackness.
Finding another Dawkins in one of Ouray's dozen or two lodging places shouldn't be much trouble for an ace detective-almost sheriff.
While Cynthia took her shower, Dean made a few phone calls, asking for Ms. Dawkins, but after a dozen tries, he came up empty.
Dean considered a further prompt, but a dozen years of dealing with attorneys taught him it would be both unsuccessful and unwise.
Dean scampered out the door, tripping over a dozen "Dean for Sheriff" placards, delivered overnight by one of Fred's legion.
By the time Dean strolled by a few moments later, red-faced Fitzgerald was getting an ear full from a half dozen tourists and an elderly local, known for his unwavering opinions and surly disposition.
Large spots of blood puddled the tile in a dozen places.
And you randomly assign him new moms every few dozen years and then send Gabriel to pick them off at the end.
He led her back the way she'd come and to a small house with a couple dozen fluffy sheep in a pen in back.
He sat at the window overlooking the street two dozen stories below.
She saw Ully, Jade, Ileana, Gabriel…and a dozen more she didn't know.
Gabriel was sitting alone on top of one of the half dozen picnic tables.
He changed forms in midair and dropped the half dozen feet to the ground, smelling Toby.s blood as he landed near it.
The healers. village consisted of several dozen cottages around a central square, in which many of the village.s people gathered and talked or cooked meals over red flames.
"We'd like to start afresh, preferably in the place we intend to raise half a dozen unruly kids," he said.
A dozen of them smashed together and tumbled to the ground, and seeing his success Jim kicked again and again, charging into the vegetable crowd, knocking them in all directions and sending the others scattering to escape his iron heels.
The Wizard's sword-blade snapped into a dozen pieces at the first blow he struck against the wooden people.
The servants were a little discouraged, but soon they brought in a great tray containing two dozen nicely roasted quail on toast.
Of course, politics being what it is, the Peace Dividend was spent a dozen times over by as many special interests who felt they were the most deserving of such an unexpected largess.
I can easily list a half-dozen reasons this goal will be difficult to achieve.
Each load looks as if it contained the contents of a dozen shanties; and if one shanty is poor, this is a dozen times as poor.
I have thus surveyed the country on every side within a dozen miles of where I live.
He was about twenty-eight years old, and had left Canada and his father's house a dozen years before to work in the States, and earn money to buy a farm with at last, perhaps in his native country.
You may see from a boat, in calm weather, near the sandy eastern shore, where the water is eight or ten feet deep, and also in some other parts of the pond, some circular heaps half a dozen feet in diameter by a foot in height, consisting of small stones less than a hen's egg in size, where all around is bare sand.
It is wonderful with what elaborateness this simple fact is advertised--this piscine murder will out--and from my distant perch I distinguish the circling undulations when they are half a dozen rods in diameter.
He manoeuvred so cunningly that I could not get within half a dozen rods of him.
A thermometer thrust into the middle of Walden on the 6th of March, 1847, stood at 32º, or freezing point; near the shore at 33º; in the middle of Flint's Pond, the same day, at 32º; at a dozen rods from the shore, in shallow water, under ice a foot thick, at 36º.
Often after collecting alms, and reckoning up twenty to thirty rubles received for the most part in promises from a dozen members, of whom half were as well able to pay as himself, Pierre remembered the masonic vow in which each Brother promised to devote all his belongings to his neighbor, and doubts on which he tried not to dwell arose in his soul.
He took a dozen bounds, not very quickly, letting the borzois gain on him, and, finally having chosen his direction and realized his danger, laid back his ears and rushed off headlong.
Nicholas, who, as the roads were in splendid condition, wanted to take them all for a drive in his troyka, proposed to take with them about a dozen of the serf mummers and drive to "Uncle's."
The forces of a dozen European nations burst into Russia.
Behind it were seven hundred miles of hunger-stricken, hostile country; ahead were a few dozen miles separating it from its goal.
A dozen persons who had business with Pierre were awaiting him in the drawing room.
But having taken a dozen steps he seemed to remember something and stopped.
What for a long while specially surprised and delighted him were the women, young and healthy, without a dozen officers making up to each of them; women, too, who were pleased and flattered that a passing officer should joke with them.
Karataev had told it to him alone some half-dozen times and always with a specially joyful emotion.
The aim of cutting off Napoleon and his army never existed except in the imaginations of a dozen people.
At the end of the eighteenth century there were a couple of dozen men in Paris who began to talk about all men being free and equal.
There are probably a half dozen of them waiting out there in the grass.
The town was fairly large with a dozen or so business buildings on each side of the street but, as I said, most were closed.
I sat at a table after randomly pulling half dozen books from the shelf.
As we made the turn into the mall I could see at least half dozen police cruisers, some with lights still spinning, parked helter-skelter near the entrance.
Half dozen people were huddled around several monitors.
She has begun seeing someone; a young man who does grounds keeping work at the Country Club and is a half dozen years her junior.
His phone rang, and he answered, expecting the woman to return his call with a few dozen apologies.
The room was as still as a graveyard despite the dozen Guardians there.
A tow truck had already arrived and its flashing lights competed with a half dozen others while at least a dozen people moved about, with most of their activity directed downward.
What he saw was exactly how he pictured it: undisciplined scrambling by about a dozen Immortals in uniform.
She stopped a dozen meters before the edge of the forest, wondering if there was any sort of hazard in being so close to whatever it was causing the lake to be green in the first place.
I see him every few dozen years, usually when he's coming to kill my mama.
"You might have bought half a dozen such whistles with the money I gave you," said his mother.
It tried three times, four times, a dozen times, twenty times--but always with the same result.
Or that a certain group of people who do a seemingly unrelated set of a dozen activities report levels of happiness higher than average?
I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.
This guy killed maybe a dozen mostly children and at least one cop.
Smallpox affected the rich and the poor and it changed the course of history: It killed Queen Mary II of England in 1694, King Louis I of Spain in 1724, Emperor Peter II of Russia in 1730, and King Louis XV of France in 1774, and changed the succession to the thrones of nations a dozen more times.
Her age must have been mentioned at least a half-dozen times in the last six trips.
He was tied to four murders and a dozen rapes.
You didn't say half dozen words.