Those units I use have been utilized and tested thousands of times.
Sure, the million dollar offer was withdrawn but I'll bet there are thousands of people out there who would still pay a fortune to own Howie.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.
Do you realize how many thousands of people tried to find us?
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.
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.
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.
She sensed Jule, her father, and hundreds—no, thousands!—of tiny signatures surrounding them.
"Father, there are thousands," she said, looking around her.
He recognized the procedure but hadn't heard of it being used since before his brother, Darian, had died thousands of years ago.
"There haven't been any in tens of thousands of years," Damian said slowly.
To the three of them, the drastic changes that occurred over such a short time span after thousands of years of no change were a warning sign.
Their war, it's been going on for thousands of years.
You've had tens of thousands of years to get rid of me.
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.
But you sent him into the middle of Hell for thousands of years.
"You figured that out after a week, and I know nothing after thousands of years," Deidre whispered.
Thousands of years ago the greatest country, in the world was Egypt.
There were thousands of English soldiers in Boston.
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.
The Internet has allowed for the creation of thousands of new ways to give, both time and money.
Consider Ellen Boudreaux, who can perform every piece of music she has ever heard even a single time—thousands upon thousands of songs.
Thousands of people research diseases because they individually want to cure them.
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.
The wasps came by thousands to my lodge in October, as to winter quarters, and settled on my windows within and on the walls overhead, sometimes deterring visitors from entering.
There are thousands who are in opinion opposed to slavery and to the war, who yet in effect do nothing to put an end to them; who, esteeming themselves children of Washington and Franklin, sit down with their hands in their pockets, and say that they know not what to do, and do nothing; who even postpone the question of freedom to the question of free-trade, and quietly read the prices-current along with the latest advices from Mexico, after dinner, and, it may be, fall asleep over them both.
Yet, though Anatole spent tens of thousands of rubles, Dolokhov lived with him and had placed himself on such a footing that all who knew them, including Anatole himself, respected him more than they did Anatole.
Kutuzov walked slowly and languidly past thousands of eyes which were starting from their sockets to watch their chief.
Pierre wished to join the former, but Anna Pavlovna--who was in the excited condition of a commander on a battlefield to whom thousands of new and brilliant ideas occur which there is hardly time to put in action--seeing Pierre, touched his sleeve with her finger, saying:
He recalled Anna Pavlovna's words and looks when she spoke to him about his house, recalled thousands of such hints from Prince Vasili and others, and was seized by terror lest he had already, in some way, bound himself to do something that was evidently wrong and that he ought not to do.
Thousands of dreams of a future family life continually rose in her imagination.