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.
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 been Damian's most trusted executioner 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.
What is her life in exchange for thousands of Guardians and the humans they're protecting?
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.
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.
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.
Kutuzov walked slowly and languidly past thousands of eyes which were starting from their sockets to watch their chief.
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.
Sure, the million dollar offer was withdrawn but I'll bet there are thousands of people out there who would still pay a fortune to own Howie.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.
Amassing thousands of vamps in the same place wasn't a good sign.
Dusty didn't know if a few months of Darian having his own mind back were enough to erase thousands of years under the control of another.
Speck shifted away from him, a response Dusty was accustomed to after thousands of years as Damian's lead executioner.
We've never been able to transform a vamp into a human in thousands of years.
Overjoyed at her response, he sat cross-legged, hunched over the only lifeline the thousands of innocent people around him had.
Not sure how, when you've been nagging me for thousands of years.
She sensed Jule, her father, and hundreds—no, thousands!—of tiny signatures surrounding them.
"Father, there are thousands," she said, looking around her.
Her tortured thoughts went to the thousands of men, killed by the only family she'd known, whose souls were trapped for eternity beneath the ground.
My … mate's house is sitting on the bodies of tens of thousands of Guardians.
Certain creatures with unlimited power and motivations thousands of years in the making weren't what Damian really needed right now.
Darian didn't remember it any more than he remembered much of the thousands of years he spend enslaved by Jonny's predecessor.
"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.
Thousands of years hadn't given him much insight into a woman's way of thinking, but this he knew without a doubt.
She took the hint but wondered who had hurt him so badly that he still bore a grudge thousands of years later.
My love, we've been destined for each other since I wed your brother thousands of years ago.
Long-buried rage was bubbling upward, along with the tiny instinct he'd squashed thousands of years ago.
If he had, how many thousands of lives would have been saved?
The words were familiar, the same words he'd spoken to Dusty thousands of years ago, when he'd discovered the youth who was not yet a man on a slave trader's block, bloodied and weeping for the family he'd just lost.
He's been after bad guys for thousands of years, and he's never gone to the Dark Side or quit or anything.
Even after thousands of years he was reliving the pain of his brother's death.
Just when I start to like you … you know, it's amazing even a man who's thousands of years old can act like a twelve-year-old.
I've been spying on the thoughts of humanity for thousands of years.
You saved thousands of lives.
It's taken thousands of years, but I'm glad you finally showed up.
He'd tucked away the necklace thousands of years ago after finding it among the pieces of his brother's body.
With Claire's death, he'd avenged his brother and righted the wrong made thousands of years ago.
You can't fix a war that's been on for hundreds of thousands of years.
The man hiding in the corner of her mind, he whose death plagued Damian for thousands of years.
Before she started to drift into an in-between place, she saw Darian stand and look around, awake for the first time in thousands of years.
His world was one of confusion, his memories overwhelming as the dam that had been in place for thousands of years crumbled.
"He's been abused for thousands of years," the Watcher said, pausing beside the still, scarred man and resting a hand on his head.
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.
The Internet has allowed for the creation of thousands of new ways to give, both time and money.
Hundreds of thousands of cases were still, of course, in the rest of the world even three decades after Salk's breakthrough.
Smallpox has been with us for thousands of years.
It requires the labor of thousands to make a pencil, and yet they are so inexpensive as to be almost free.
Robots can perform thousands of operations flawlessly every minute.
So, how many thousands of times more will this increase our productivity?
Thousands and thousands of women were switchboard operators before direct dial phones were in use.
Thousands and thousands of women were switchboard operators before direct dial phones were in use.
We live in a place and time where we own thousands of things we could not have made.
Farming will be done on such a scale that thousands of experiments can be happening at any one time, putting a tiny fraction of the produce at risk.
(Of course, when a king proves himself through battle, he is not risking his life but the lives of thousands of his subjects.
These and literally thousands more issues are worked out in treaties and agreements between nations.
In Russia, Joseph Stalin had thousands of writers, intellectuals, and scientists arrested and put into concentration camps.
Moore's Law works because many thousands of people compete with each other to drive technology forward.
The economy makes new machines that replace manual labor because many thousands of people are paid very well to do so.
Thousands of people research alternative energy because a breakthrough will change the world and make fortunes.
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.
Thousands of dreams of a future family life continually rose in her imagination.
Is it possible that on account of court and personal considerations tens of thousands of lives, and my life, my life," he thought, "must be risked?"
At the moment he opened his eyes he heard in front of him, where the enemy was, the long-drawn shouts of thousands of voices.
The adjutants and battalion and regimental commanders mounted, crossed themselves, gave final instructions, orders, and commissions to the baggage men who remained behind, and the monotonous tramp of thousands of feet resounded.
Have you ever thought of your tens of thousands of slaves?
There are thousands such as I in Russia.
He made thousands of different conjectures as to where and from what side the beast would come and how he would set upon it.
At each of these towns thousands of people met him with excitement and enthusiasm.
The battle was fought and thousands were killed on both sides.
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.
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.
In their hundreds of thousands they moved like a whole nation.
Infantry regiments, we are told, advanced to the attack with music and with drums beating, and killed and lost thousands of men.
Thousands of eyes were looking at him from all sides awaiting a word from him.