Do you realize how many thousands of people tried to find us?
Their war, it's been going on for thousands of years.
You've had tens of thousands of years to get rid of me.
There were thousands of English soldiers in Boston.
Thousands of people research diseases because they individually want to cure them.
Those units I use have been utilized and tested thousands of times.
He'd been Damian's most trusted executioner for thousands of years.
The visions in her head were dark and brutal, the memories of a man enslaved by the sadistic Black God for thousands of years.
What is her life in exchange for thousands of Guardians and the humans they're protecting?
Darian had spent thousands of years enslaved to the Black God before the Oracle freed him, and Jule couldn't imagine how deeply that experience must have scarred the Grey God's soul.
For the first time in thousands of years, he remembered what real pain felt like.
He recognized the procedure but hadn't heard of it being used since before his brother, Darian, had died thousands of years ago.
Gabriel and Past-Death had a relationship that spanned thousands of years.
She waited thousands of years and worked with both Dark Ones to make it happen.
I guess what made the biggest impression was watching you and her over the course of thousands of years.
Thousands of years ago the greatest country, in the world was Egypt.
He plundered cities, he burned towns, he destroyed thousands of lives.
I spend less time waiting for Excel to do a recalculation of my formulas today than I did on my 386 in the 1990s, even though my spreadsheets are thousands of times more complex.
In these early days of the Internet Renaissance, the number of great masters is in the tens of thousands, not the hundreds.
His wise, tender sympathy has been the support of Miss Sullivan and me in times of trial and sorrow, and his strong hand has helped us over many rough places; and what he has done for us he has done for thousands of those who have difficult tasks to accomplish.
After they had all been pressed together for many thousands of years, the wood grew very hard, like rock, and then it was all ready for people to burn.
All day long in their play-time and work-time Miss Sullivan kept spelling into her pupil's hand, and by that Helen Keller absorbed words, just as the child in the cradle absorbs words by hearing thousands of them before he uses one and by associating the words with the occasion of their utterance.
Why here every ant was a Buttrick--"Fire! for God's sake fire!"--and thousands shared the fate of Davis and Hosmer.
Kutuzov walked slowly and languidly past thousands of eyes which were starting from their sockets to watch their chief.
Sure, the million dollar offer was withdrawn but I'll bet there are thousands of people out there who would still pay a fortune to own Howie.
"There are hundreds, maybe thousands of entries," I offered in a weak effort to give her hope.
Do I think he'll find us from Julie's letter, one of maybe thousands; it's unlikely.
The hoard represented thousands of man hours yet all their efforts proved unsuccessful.
He'd served as Damian's executioner for thousands of years, a position he found fitting for his general dislike of the human capacity for evil.
Amassing thousands of vamps in the same place wasn't a good sign.
Dusty didn't have to ask who; he knew Darian's painful history, thousands of years as a slave to the sadistic Black God.
Had that event not occurred these hints would have been forgotten, as we have forgotten the thousands and millions of hints and expectations to the contrary which were current then but have now been forgotten because the event falsified them.
The battle was fought and thousands were killed on both sides.
The strange thought that of the thousands of men, young and old, who had stared with merry surprise at his hat (perhaps the very men he had noticed), twenty thousand were inevitably doomed to wounds and death amazed Pierre.
So the way in which these people killed one another was not decided by Napoleon's will but occurred independently of him, in accord with the will of hundreds of thousands of people who took part in the common action.
The knoll to which Pierre ascended was that famous one afterwards known to the Russians as the Knoll Battery or Raevski's Redoubt, and to the French as la grande redoute, la fatale redoute, la redoute du centre, around which tens of thousands fell, and which the French regarded as the key to the whole position.
Toward two o'clock the regiment, having already lost more than two hundred men, was moved forward into a trampled oatfield in the gap between Semenovsk and the Knoll Battery, where thousands of men perished that day and on which an intense, concentrated fire from several hundred enemy guns was directed between one and two o'clock.
Several tens of thousands of the slain lay in diverse postures and various uniforms on the fields and meadows belonging to the Davydov family and to the crown serfs--those fields and meadows where for hundreds of years the peasants of Borodino, Gorki, Shevardino, and Semenovsk had reaped their harvests and pastured their cattle.
Every day thousands of men wounded at Borodino were brought in by the Dorogomilov gate and taken to various parts of Moscow, and thousands of carts conveyed the inhabitants and their possessions out by the other gates.
Why were thousands of inhabitants deceived into believing that Moscow would not be given up--and thereby ruined?
Thousands of crows rose above the walls and circled in the air, cawing and noisily flapping their wings.
He imagined all sorts of possible contingencies, just like the younger men, but with this difference, that he saw thousands of contingencies instead of two or three and based nothing on them.