That left only a dozen mules and the bay.
He was hundreds of thousands of mortal years old, but less than half a dozen in angel years.
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.
Dean considered a further prompt, but a dozen years of dealing with attorneys taught him it would be both unsuccessful and unwise.
A dozen in all, I'd guess.
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.
"This," said the man, taking up a box and handling it gently, "contains twelve dozen rustles--enough to last any lady a year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
"We'd like to start afresh, preferably in the place we intend to raise half a dozen unruly kids," he said.
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.
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.
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.
The aim of cutting off Napoleon and his army never existed except in the imaginations of a dozen people.
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.