The famous men of whom I have told you in this story are commonly called the Seven Wise Men of Greece.
But this defect was not due to any fault of the regimental commander, for in spite of repeated demands boots had not been issued by the Austrian commissariat, and the regiment had marched some seven hundred miles.
Eric was a seven year old who was abducted by a couple and held for ransom.
We were expecting you at seven-fifteen.
"He'll win in seven moves," she told him.
He and his buddies finished first six or seven times in a row.
In the matter of seven days, Gabriel had come close to breaking more Immortal Codes governing Death's actions in the mortal world than his predecessor did over hundreds of thousands of millennia.
He lived more than seven hundred years ago in a quaint little town of Italy.
Here is a fact to get your head around: In 1980, about seven million Americans had a passport.
In addition, more than one billion of the world's seven billion people visited a country other than their own in 2011.
I read my first connected story in May, 1887, when I was seven years old, and from that day to this I have devoured everything in the shape of a printed page that has come within the reach of my hungry finger tips.
There are twenty seven little children here and they are all blind.
What has been said of the merchants, that a very large majority, even ninety-seven in a hundred, are sure to fail, is equally true of the farmers.
Are you one of the ninety-seven who fail, or the three who succeed?
It is much larger, being said to contain one hundred and ninety-seven acres, and is more fertile in fish; but it is comparatively shallow, and not remarkably pure.
If we have had the seven-years' itch, we have not seen the seventeen-year locust yet in Concord.
"Bring me..." he reflected a moment, "yes, bring me seven hundred rubles, yes!
Seven new and three old imperials.
An empty space of some seven hundred yards was all that separated them.
We had expected, as I told you, to get at their rear by seven in the morning but had not reached it by five in the afternoon.
And why didn't you do it at seven in the morning?
You ought to have been there at seven in the morning, returned Bilibin with a smile.
You ought to have been there at seven in the morning.
At seven o'clock, I believe.
The greatest disorder and depression had been in the baggage train he had passed that morning on the Znaim road seven miles away from the French.
He let the eight hundred remain and laid down a seven of hearts with a torn corner, which he had picked up from the floor.
He well remembered that seven afterwards.
He laid down the seven of hearts, on which with a broken bit of chalk he had written "800 rubles" in clear upright figures; he emptied the glass of warm champagne that was handed him, smiled at Dolokhov's words, and with a sinking heart, waiting for a seven to turn up, gazed at Dolokhov's hands which held the pack.
Much depended on Rostov's winning or losing on that seven of hearts.
Now only twelve hundred rubles was left of that money, so that this seven of hearts meant for him not only the loss of sixteen hundred rubles, but the necessity of going back on his word.
The seven he needed was lying uppermost, the first card in the pack.
We'd have to pay seven rubles a cartload to Dorogobuzh and I tell them they're not Christians to ask it!
Since the year 1805 we had made peace and had again quarreled with Bonaparte and had made constitutions and unmade them again, but the salons of Anna Pavlovna and Helene remained just as they had been--the one seven and the other five years before.
Various obscure rumors were always current among them: at one time a rumor that they would all be enrolled as Cossacks; at another of a new religion to which they were all to be converted; then of some proclamation of the Tsar's and of an oath to the Tsar Paul in 1797 (in connection with which it was rumored that freedom had been granted them but the landowners had stopped it), then of Peter Fedorovich's return to the throne in seven years' time, when everything would be made free and so "simple" that there would be no restrictions.
He was listening to the general's report-- which consisted chiefly of a criticism of the position at Tsarevo- Zaymishche--as he had listened to Denisov, and seven years previously had listened to the discussion at the Austerlitz council of war.
Narrow and burdensome and useless to anyone as his life now seemed to him, Prince Andrew on the eve of battle felt agitated and irritable as he had done seven years before at Austerlitz.
The chief action of the battle of Borodino was fought within the seven thousand feet between Borodino and Bagration's fleches.
Behind it were seven hundred miles of hunger-stricken, hostile country; ahead were a few dozen miles separating it from its goal.
Seven days had passed since Prince Andrew found himself in the ambulance station on the field of Borodino.
The youngest child, a boy of about seven, who wore an overcoat and an immense cap evidently not his own, was crying in his old nurse's arms.
When Father and we went out mowing there were seven of us.
What "still the same" might mean Princess Mary did not ask, but with an unnoticed glance at little seven-year-old Nicholas, who was sitting in front of her looking with pleasure at the town, she bowed her head and did not raise it again till the heavy coach, rumbling, shaking and swaying, came to a stop.