The porcelain clock on the wall proclaimed the time as ten minutes until twelve, but it didn't seem that late.
I was then twelve years old.
I'm not afraid of him, just because he's twelve feet tall and can bench press me with his toes.
I was twelve that summer.
And the great tragedy is: During these three years, China exported more than twelve million tons of grain along with a literal cornucopia of other agricultural products.
The kid on the bed was closer to twelve than five, and near her height.
The grinning boys were between ten and twelve, already tall and lanky.
He looks to be about twelve years old.
"This," said the man, taking up a box and handling it gently, "contains twelve dozen rustles--enough to last any lady a year.
We couldn't do anything because abduction wasn't made public for three days and the child went missing sometime during a twelve hour overnight period.
Betsy lined up two likely abductions and she was anxious to get started, Quinn had already performed his part, setting his apparatus appropriately for a rural Iowa location where a twelve year old boy had gone missing.
The structure was just under seventy feet long and about twelve feet high; said to be the height designed to accommodate a wagon fully loaded with hay.
Twelve dollars later I was let off at a shabby red brick building in a section of town where no tour busses stop.
I served my time, all twelve years, three months and sixteen days of it, but it pales in the face of suffering I poured on these young ladies.
The possibility of escape was nil so secure was our twelve foot square cell.
He kept writing all one summer—ten or twelve letters.
But that doesn't mean we didn't love each other or have a super twelve years together.
I believed him—I was only twelve and wanted to go with him.
There was a traitor among the fifty-odd death-dealers he had above ground, and he'd assigned twelve-hour shifts to keep an eye on the apartment where he sent Deidre.
She wondered if twelve-year-old boys played with stuffed animals.
We try to keep water in the base but the tree drinks it as fast as a sailor on a twelve hour leave.
Instead, they literally forced her to wed Jerome Shipton, a widowed family friend twelve years her senior.
This year and for the next ten to twelve, he would have it all, not just a week or two in the Berkshires.
At this rate we'll have twelve pints in less than two hours.
Fine. I am three hundred and twelve years old.
I authorized the dispersal of two tons of water and twenty cases of rations from the emergency site in Raleigh along with hazmat drivers and twelve vehicles.
Now, after twelve years of being in the system, foster homes were scarce.
The last twelve years were the reign of John III.
The first known king of the former was Ida, who, according to tradition, acquired the throne in 547 and reigned twelve years.
Attached was also a bede or almshouse for twelve poor men.
The "twelve-point sphere," discovered by P. M.
From observations during twelve balloon ascents, Linke concludes that below the 1500-metre level there are numerous sources of disturbance, the gradient at any given height varying much from day to day and hour to hour; but at greater heights there is much more uniformity.
The Pan-Ionian sanctuary of Poseidon on the Asiatic promontory of Mycale was regarded as perpetuating a cult from Peloponnesian Achaea, and the league of twelve cities which maintained it, as imitated from an Achaean dodecapolis, and as claiming (absurdly, according to Herodotus i.
At the end of 1709 he went to Dresden for twelve months for finishing lessons in French and German, mathematics and fortification, and, his education completed, he was married, greatly against his will, to the princess Charlotte of BrunswickWolfenbiittel, whose sister espoused, almost simultaneously, the heir to the Austrian throne, the archduke Charles.
For the next twelve months Alexius was kept constantly on the move.
The Supreme Court of Appeals, consisting of five judges, elected for terms of twelve years, holds three terms annually, one at Wheeling, one at Charleston and one at Charles Town.
No female or male under twelve may be employed in mines, and no child under twelve may be employed in a factory, and when school is in session none under fourteen.
The thirteen lords were assisted by twelve other inhabitants chosen by the freeholders, and when the number of lords was reduced to six, seven others were chosen from the assistants.
Cooper was one of the twelve commissioners who went to Charles at Breda to invite him to return.
It is perhaps the most regularly built town in Germany, consisting of twelve parallel streets intersected at right angles by others, which cut it up into 136 square sections of equal size.
The caliph, Al Mansur, lived nearly twelve hundred years ago.
When Otanes was twelve years old, his parents wished to send him to a distant city to study in a famous school that was there.
It was twelve years ago.
At eleven I talk with teacher and at twelve I study zoology.
This morning I rode over twelve miles on my tandem!
She has not had a vacation for twelve years, think of it, and all that time she has been the sunshine of my life.
The hour from twelve to one is devoted to the learning of new words.
The entrance to the palace is at the end of an arched recess, and it is guarded night and day by twelve soldierly-looking white Bears.
"Twelve soldierly-looking white bears" is a stroke of genius, and there is beauty of rhythm throughout the child's narrative.
I got twelve bushels of beans, and eighteen bushels of potatoes, beside some peas and sweet corn.
As near as he could remember, it stood twelve or fifteen rods from the shore, where the water was thirty or forty feet deep.
Between twelve and two o'clock, as the day was mapped out, the prince rested and the princess played the clavichord.
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.
Round a long table covered with black sat some twelve men in garments like those he had already seen.
Twelve hundred francs' pension for life.
But he liked them; liked that mad driving at twelve miles an hour, liked upsetting a driver or running down a pedestrian, and flying at full gallop through the Moscow streets.
In another case, a missing twelve year old boy turned out to be a runaway.
This case was a twelve year old girl, shot in cold blood as she sat alone at the poolside of her California home.
Howie located a Salt Lake City missing girl of twelve, hidden in the loving care of a distant aunt.
After a childhood filled with foster homes, she feared getting too comfortable, even in the home of the man who adopted her twelve years ago, when she was ten.
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.
When I was twelve I hitchhiked from Boston to Birmingham.
Twelve hours and forty three souls later, Gabriel gave up on the icons.
They depended on each other, while sharing everything, and owned twelve beautiful estates around the world.
There must be a good twelve inches on the ground already.
It'll keep you from collapsing for about twelve hours.
"I'm twelve," Toby said miserably.
She thought when she asked him if he wanted to go with her for the twelve week ultrasound that he would say no, but he didn't.
"You will remain here for twelve nights," she said.
"I pulled a twelve hour shift, and you guys aren't supposed to leave the house without telling me," Jessi snapped.
I harvested twelve bushels of beans.
Why, our mothers used to be married at twelve or thirteen.
Alpatych, arriving from the devastated Bald Hills estate, sent for his Dron on the day of the prince's funeral and told him to have twelve horses got ready for the princess' carriages and eighteen carts for the things to be removed from Bogucharovo.
Two girls of about ten and twelve, dressed in dirty short frocks and cloaks, were staring at their mother with a look of stupefaction on their pale frightened faces.
Twelve sharpshooters with muskets stepped out of the ranks with a firm regular tread and halted eight paces from the post.
"Can you imagine Fred not re-reading Twelve Angry Men and trying to memorize the dialog?" he kidded.
We couldn't have been happier, and it never changed for a moment for the whole twelve years before he died.
Finally, at ten minutes after twelve, her cell phone rang.
I lost twelve men on my last visit to the villages.
When Cyrus was twelve years old he went with his mother to Media to visit his grandfather.
(If that can be achieved, to my readers under age twelve, I hold out the possibility of Brussels sprouts that taste like chocolate.)
I gave her an object, and she spelled the name (she knows twelve now).
When she was twelve years old, she was asked what book she would take on a long railroad journey.
We rotate every twelve months or so, Han explained.
But I glance up and this little shit, who looked to be about twelve, is standing on a rock about fifty feet away, laughing his ass off.