How to use Eighty in a sentence
He has lived more than eighty years.
That's eighty or ninety miles.
At the Restoration, in which they heartily co-operated, there were in Ulster seventy ministers in fixed charges, with nearly eighty parishes or congregations containing one hundred thousand persons.
This consisted of eighty square pillars, 7 ft.
Of these eighty churches, twelve were in the United Kingdom, twenty on the continent of Europe, sixteen in North America, three in South America, ten in Asia, nine in Africa, six in Australia, two in New Zealand, one in Jamaica and one in Melanesia.Advertisement
A large circle of Talmudists lived there; at their head Joseph Qaro, then over eighty years of age.
The rival artilleries held each other too thoroughly to be able to spare attention to the infantry, whilst the Prussian cavalry, which had forgotten how to charge in masses of eighty or more squadrons, frittered away their strength in isolated efforts.
But a homestead so exempted may not be larger than one-fourth of an acre if it is in an incorporated place having a population of 5000 or more, than half an acre if it is in an incorporated place having a population of less than 5000, or than eighty acres if it is outside an incorporated place.
The Egyptians and Turks had only three line of battleships and fifteen large frigates, together with a swarm of small craft which raised their total number to eighty and upwards.
He was now nearly eighty.Advertisement
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
Only excuse me, my dear fellow, I'll give you twenty thousand and a note of hand for eighty thousand as well.
There are eighty thousand of them and they fight like lions.
The Russians retreated eighty miles--to beyond Moscow--and the French reached Moscow and there came to a standstill.
There's an eighty two percent chance he'll kill you, if you're not behind those walls, the man replied.Advertisement
She hadn't been able to shake the cold she felt and was dressed in layers despite the thermostat being set to eighty.
You get a new one every eighty years or something?
If about eighty percent of your help left town maybe my nice country inn wouldn't look like Dillinger's hideout and we could get down to business and wrap this up.
The Egyptian government subscribed for eighty millions' worth of shares.
The institution rapidly spread, counting twenty houses before his death and eighty before that of St Jeanne.Advertisement
At Milan alone the official returns confessed to eighty killed and several hundred wounded, a total generally considered below the real figures.
Although these annals were no doubt destroyed at the time of the burning of Rome by the Gauls, they were restored as far as possible and continued until the pontificate of P. Mucius Scaevola, by whom they were finally published in eighty books.
After a voyage of eighty days across the Pacific, Mendana discovered the Solomon Islands; and the expedition returned in safety to Callao.
For the understanding of these great wars between Syria and Israel (which the traditional chronology spreads over eighty years), for the significance of the crushing defeats and inspiring victories, and for the alternations of despair and hope, a careful study of all the records of relations between Israel and the north is at least instructive, and it is important to remember that, although the present historical outlines are scanty and incomplete, some - if not all - of the analogous descriptions in their present form are certainly later than the second half of the 9th century B.C., the period in which these great events fa11.4 13.
The question of the suppression of the African slave trade, with which was connected the right of search, was settled by an agreement that each nation should keep in service off the coast of Africa a squadron carrying not fewer than eighty guns, and that the two squadrons should act in concert when necessary.Advertisement
The total duration of the earth they fix at four hundred and eighty thousand years, divided into seven epochs, in each of which one of the planets rules.
Notwithstanding its name it only contains eighty plates, but of them forty-two, all by Pretre and in his usual stiff style, represent birds.
Not more than eighty years separate these two buildings; the old Procuratie were built by Bartolomeo Buono about 150o, the new by Scamozzi in 1580, yet it is clear that each belongs to an entirely different world of artistic ideas.
Of the former about eighty may be regarded as well characterized, although many more have been described.
Out of his long life of eighty years, sixty were spent amid its lakes and mountains, first as a schoolboy at Hawkshead, and afterwards as a resident at Grasmere (1799-1813) and Rydal Mount (1813-1850).
Musk-oxen are gregarious in habit, assembling in herds of twenty or thirty head, or sometimes eighty or a hundred, in which there are seldom more than two or three full-grown males.
Without taking any step to verify it, Emmet put on a green and white uniform and placed himself at the head of some eighty men, who marched towards the castle, being joined in the streets by a second body of about equal strength.
In August, Sinan Pasha, the grand vizier - now eighty years of age - took command of the troops for the Hungarian War and left Constantinople, dragging with him the Austrian ambassador in chains.
Within eighty years the Russians had reached the Amur and the Pacific. This rapid conquest is accounted for by the circumstance that neither Tatars nor Turks were able to offer any serious resistance.
In the same year in which Khabarov explored the Amur (1648) the Cossack Dejnev, starting from the Kolyma, sailed round the north-eastern extremity of Asia through the strait which was rediscovered and described eighty years later by Bering (1728).
The pope refused to interfere directly, and the nuncio, Mgr Lorenzelli, failed in securing more than ten public adhesions to the cardinal's condemnation from among the eighty bishops of France.
The baron Cerro Azul was shot down without trial; Marshal de Gama Eza, an old imperial soldier of eighty years of age, was murdered in cold blood, and numerous executions of men of lesser note took place, among these being two Frenchmen for whose death the Brazilian government was subsequently called upon to pay heavy compensation.
Of the hundred and seventy bishops assembled, about ninety were Homousians - principally from the West - while on the other side were eighty Eusebians from the East.
He arrived in Paris on the 14th of March 1762 in possession of one hundred and eighty oriental manuscripts, besides other curiosities.
It has been well said of him in explanation of his success, that he lived eighty years and preserved his digestion unimpaired.
In Silesia the introduction of gas-firing has led to the use of furnaces containing eighty muffles.
The smaller islands number some eighty; the total land area is 3244 sq.
Eighty years of warfare followed, but in the end the Moslems prevailed.
The history of Rome, which consisted of eighty books, - and, after the example of Livy, was divided into decades, - began with the landing of Aeneas in Italy, and was continued as far as the reign of Alexander Severus (222-23s).
There was also an upper council of eighty, which in conjunction with the signory decided all questions of too important and delicate a nature for discussion in the larger assembly.
He was past eighty when he published the collection of new verses entitled Demeter and other Poems (1889), which appeared almost simultaneously with the death of Browning, an event which left Tennyson a solitary figure indeed in poetic literature.
Although exceedingly near-sighted, Tennyson was a very close observer of nature, and at the age of eighty his dark and glowing eyes, which were still strong, continued to permit him to enjoy the delicate features of country life around him, both at Aldworth and in the Isle of Wight.
The general election resulted in a Tory majority of eighty.
Throughout the existence of the new parliament Gladstone never relaxed his extraordinary efforts, though now nearer eighty than seventy, on behalf of the cause of self-government for Ireland.
Snakes are oviparous; they deposit from ten to eighty eggs of an ellipsoid shape, covered with a soft leathery shell, in places where they are exposed to and hatched by moist heat.
He retained his usual vigour of understanding till near the age of eighty, when his nephew Jacques relieved him of his public duties.
By May a Dutch fleet of some eighty sail was at sea, preparing to watch the English, and unite with the French.
He died at the age of one hundred and eighty.'
To this appeal Polycarp made the memorable answer, "Eighty and six years have I served Him and He bath done me no wrong.
He continued to write tragedies till the age of eighty, when he exhibited a play in the same year as Accius, who was then thirty years of age.
Some eighty springs in all have been discovered.
Besides such regular churches in London and the provinces under the early Stuarts, there were also numerous "conventicles" composed of very humble folk, such as the eleven about London which Bishop Joseph Hall (1574-1656) reports in 1631, and which he states in 1640 had grown to some eighty.
The House of Representatives consists of eighty members chosen by the electors.
The custom of suttee, or widow-burning, has long been abolished in the state, but the people retain all their superstitions regarding witches and sorcery; and as late as 1870, a Bhil woman, about eighty years old, was swung to death at Kushalgarh on an accusation of witchcraft.
He lived to the age of eighty; but, however great were the merits of his Chronicle, it was long considered a suspicious book on account of the leanings of the author to Calvinism.
The first series of caves, dedicated to St Anthony, contains eighty saints' tombs; the second, dedicated to St Theodosius, a saint greatly venerated in Russia, about forty-five.
For three hundred and seventy-six years it was an independent Russian city; for eighty years (1240-1320) it was subject to the Mongols; for two hundred and forty-nine years (1320-1569) it belonged to the Lithuanian principality; and for eighty-five years to Poland (1569-1654).
Situated on a slightly elevated headland facing Swansea Bay and the Bristol Channel, it has fine sands, rocks and breezy commons, on one of which, near golf links resorted to from all parts of Glamorgan, is "The Rest," a convalescent home for the working classes, completed in 1891, with accommodation for eighty persons.
The district courts are now eighty in number, each having usually a single justice, rarely two.
The rival school of Basra, on the other hand, has given currency to a story that the original collection made by al-Mufaddal included a much smaller number of poems. The Berlin MS. of al-Marzugi's commentary states that the number was thirty, but a better reading of the passage, found elsewhere,' mentions eighty; and that al-Asma`i and his school added to this nucleus poems which increased the number to a hundred and twenty.
The larch, from its lofty straight trunk and the high quality of its wood, is one of the most important of coniferous trees; its growth is extremely rapid, the stem attaining a large size in from sixty to eighty years, while the tree yields good useful timber at forty or fifty; it forms firm heartwood at an early age, and the sapwood is less perishable than that of the firs, rendering it more valuable in the young state.
More than eighty churches, many of them of architectural value, are found scattered over the city, while the General Hospital, Women's Home, Children's Home, Children's Aid Shelter and Deaf and Dumb Institute speak of the benevolence of the citizens.
Already, only eighty years after More's execution, hagiography had taken possession of the facts and was transmuting them into an edifying legend.
Altogether, the town probably did not contain more than seventy or eighty houses of any size, and large spaces were not built over at all.
The gills are thus metamerically repeated; there may be from four to eighty pairs, but there is these, and all round the animal, is the mantle-skirt.
Thus, triumphantly for the revolted provinces, the eighty years' war came to an end.
Hobbes, then verging upon eighty, was terrified at the prospect of being treated as a heretic, and proceeded to burn such of his papers as he thought might compromise him.
In 1727 also he succeeded Sir Isaac Newton in the presidential chair of the Royal Society; he retired from it at the age of eighty.
It ultimately included more than eighty cities and became one of the greatest commercial powers in Europe (see HANSEATIC LEAGUE).
In August of i88o a congress of Socialists was held at the castle of Wyden, in Switzerland, at which about eighty members of the party met, discussed their policy, and separated before the police knew anything of it.
By the end of the 14th century there were upwards of a hundred monasteries, chiefly in Italy; and in the 18th there still were eighty, one of the most famous being San Miniato at Florence.
The higher date assigned by the ancient writers agrees better with the tradition that Lysias reached, or passed, the age of eighty.'
After he had escaped, eighty police were introduced into the House and carried out the fourteen Socialists.
The number of those commonly employed in good writing is between seventy and eighty.
Nine kings of the name of Rameses now followed each other ingloriously in the space of about eighty years to the end of the XXth Dynasty, the power of the high priests of Ammon ever growing at their expense.
In 1707 the Sheik al-Bamad, Qgsim Iywa.z, is found at the head of one of two Mameluke factions, the Qasimites and the Fiqarites, between whom the seeds of enmity were sown by the pasha of the time, with the result that a fight took place between the factions outside Cairo, lasting eighty days.
Here the want of provisions forced them to evacuate the place; a few who surrendered were beheaded, and the rest went farther south and built the town of New D,ongola (correctly Dunkulah), where the venerable Ibrahim Bey died in 1816, at the age of eighty.
Mehemet Ali survived another eight months, dying on the 2nd of August 1849, aged eighty.
For two years Ali, now over eighty years of age, held his own, in spite of the defection of his vassals and even of his sons.
It draws few students from foreign parts, 2 where the local schools are of the poorest kind, except in India (thanks to a British government) and perhaps in Constantinople., Bokhara was once a chief seat of learning, but is now so sunk in narrow fanaticism that its eighty madrasas (medresses) with their 5000 students only turn out a bigoted and foolish clergy (V5.mbery).
He had taken a prominent part in politics as a Liberal since his university days, especially in work for the Eighty Club, and in 1886 was elected member of parliament for East Fife, a seat which he retained in subsequent elections.
Meanwhile, on the 10th of March 1871, he had introduced in the National Assembly at Versailles, on behalf of his Radical colleagues, the bill establishing a Paris municipal council of eighty members; but he was not returned himself at the elections of the 26th of March.
He wrote more than eighty papers on scientific subjects, and he made important researches in conjunction with other workers.
The first was far less than the work free men did for a livelihood, the second larger, the third excessive, so that convicts often left prisons with thirty, forty, even eighty pounds in their pockets.
As he would not yield, they at last took the building by storm and put him to death, an old man of eighty.
The group, which forms part of the Finnish province of Abo-Bjdrneborg, consists of nearly three hundred islands, of which about eighty are inhabited, the remainder being desolate rocks.
The Peruvian species, Branchiostoma elongatum, with nearly eighty myotomes, cannot at present be assigned to its proper subgenus.
To the Woman's Tribune she made important contributions, publishing in it serially parts of the Woman's Bible (1895), which she and others prepared, and her personal reminiscences, published in 1898 as Eighty Years and More.
In 1229 John, now eighty years of age, was invited by the barons of the Latin empire of Constantinople to become emperor, on condition that Baldwin of Courtenay should marry his second daughter and succeed him.
Memphis is the see of a Protestant Episcopal bishopric. The city is supplied with water from more than eighty artesian wells, having an average depth of about 400 ft.
Rosenhane printed in 1658 a " Complaint of the Swedish Language " in thirteen hundred rattling rhyming lines, and in 1682 a collection of eighty songs.
In 1750 he published at Cambridge a work of some eighty pages entitled A Treatise of Artificial Magnets, in which is shown an easy and expeditious method of making them superior to the best natural ones.
For three years the undertaking went on quietly and simply, subject to few outward troubles other than financial, the number of associates increasing to seventy or eighty.
The composition of Latin verse was the chief amusement of Julius in his later years, and he daily dictated to his son from eighty to a hundred lines, and sometimes more.
Being then eighty years of age, he died shortly afterwards of grief and vexation."
If Juvenal was banished at the age of eighty, the author of his banishment could not have been the " enraged actor " in reference to whom the original lines were written, as Paris was put to death in 83, and Juvenal was certainly writing satires long after loo.
He died on the 27th of September 1404, aged eighty.
After twice defeating the forces of the Achaean League in Arcadia, near Mount Lycaeum and at Leuctra,he strengthened his position by assassinating four of the ephors, abolishing the ephorate, which had usurped the supreme power, and banishing some eighty of the leading oligarchs.
So closely allied are these two fishes that their distinctness can be proved only by an examination of the gill-apparatus, the allis shad having from sixty to eighty very fine and long gill-rakers along the concave edge of the first branchial arch, whilst the twaite shad possesses from twenty-one to twenty-seven stout and stiff gill-rakers only.
It ruled over three metropolitans with eighty suffragans.
His works, pamphlets and papers were very numerous; in the Passages he enumerates eighty separate writings.
Navigation, which is practicable for only one hundred and eighty days in the year, is rather difficult owing to fogs and gales, which are often accompanied, even in April and September, with snow-storms. The prevailing winds blow from N.W.
Though close on eighty years of age, Lull's ardour was unabated.
Some seventy or eighty factories are engaged in cotton cleaning; while leather, saddlery, paper and cutlery are the principal products of the domestic industries.
Wolda Selassie was eventually the victor, and practically ruled the whole country till his death in 1816 at the age of eighty.
After once more passing several rivers in presence of the French army, and executing one of the most skilful and daring marches he had ever performed, the latter appeared before the entrenched camp at Turin, which place the French were now besieging with an army eighty thousand strong.
Adding these two together, the date of the Buddha's death would be 488 B.C., and, as he was eighty years old at the time of his death, the date of his birth would be 568 B.C. The dates for his death and birth accepted in Burma, Siam and Ceylon are about half a century earlier, namely, 543 and 623 B.C., the difference being in the date of Asoka's accession.
The Dorset Down or West Country Down, " a middle type of Down sheep pre-eminently suited to Dorsetshire," is a local variety of the Hampshire Down breed, separated by the formation of a Dorset Down sheep society in 1904, about eighty years after the type of the breed had been established.
The castle was taken and eighty men-at-arms hanged on its surrender, but Falkes escaped with his life and fled to France.
This submission having been made, Edward acted with honesty and fairness, handing over the adjudication to a body of eighty Scottish and twenty-four English barons, knights and bishops.
Bordeaux, though left to defend itself, held out for Loss of eighty days after Talbots defeat and death, and then Ouleune.
A large section of the cabinet shared the queens hesitation, and Lord Palmerstonwith the weight of nearly eighty summers upon himwas not strong enough to enforce his will against both his sovereign and his colleagues.
According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle he was eighty years old at his death, but the energy of his administration and the evidence with regard to the ages of his children and relatives render it almost impossible.
The islands number over eighty, and are interspersed with reefs.
In the opinion of his courtiers, the bounds assigned to New Rome by Constantine seemed, it is said, too wide, but after some eighty years they proved too narrow for the population that had gathered within the city.
She could ridicule him for the aspirations which he had not and for those which he had; on the other hand, he never heard from her a tender word "though she lived to be eighty."
The old provinces were abolished, and France was divided anew into eighty departments.
Tobias Mayer of GÃ¶ttingen (1723-1762) originated the mode of adjusting transit-instruments still in vogue; drew up a catalogue of nearly a thousand zodiacal stars (published posthumously in 1775); and deduced the proper motions of eighty stars from a comparison of their places as given by Olaus Romer in 1706 with those obtained by himself in 1756.
Out of several hundred stars since then examined, seventy or eighty have yielded fairly accurate, though very small parallaxes.
But even in Dublin strange things happened; thus the archiepiscopal crozier was in pawn for eighty years from 1449.
A few days later, on the 8th of March 1889, Parnell was entertained at dinner by the Eighty Club, Lords Spencer and Rosebery being present; and he was well received on English platforms when he chose to appear.
Eighty years after the Trojan War, according to the traditional chronology, the Dorian migration took place.
At the age of over eighty, blind and unconquerable, he.transmitted his kingdom to Ferdinand, his son by his second marriage, with Juana Enriquez, of the family of the hereditary admirals of Castile.
A mature stallion can serve from eighty to one hundred mares per annum.
He must then have been between seventy and eighty years of age.
He was afterwards joined by his brother Hernando with the remaining vessels, and when the expedition left Panama in January of the following year it numbered three ships, one hundred and eighty men, and twenty-seven horses.
His active parliamentary life continued until he was nearly eighty years of age.
Dying in 1385 at the age of eighty, he left two sons - Carlo, who became lord of Rimini, and Pandolfo, who had Fano for his share.
That was her inheritance - eighty acres and an old house.
For example, when you ignored my first summons" - Fate glared at him - "you made the deterioration of the underworld eighty percent likelier.
Even eighty acres couldn't hold back the population growth in this area.
The farm was still in her name â€” eighty acres.
However, for the last seventy or eighty yards, a somewhat breathless charge with fixed bayonets was organized.
He died a centenarian after eighty years of monastic life.
We decided to stay till sunset for the evening flight and were rewarded with eighty Philippine cockatoos flying into the roost tree.
Our losses were 23 aircraft lost in aerial combat, eighty lost in ditching.
Eighty four per cent of people said they thought public figures should show more compassion.
Eighty percent of the world's babies have never seen a disposable diaper, " he adds.
Eighty thousand properties are at risk in towns and cities from flooding caused by heavy downpours that overwhelm urban sewers and drains.
The First Eighty Years " by Percy Young, printed in 1959, 1st edition.
The herd consisted of around one hundred cows and heifers in milk or in calf followed by eighty well grown young heifers in milk or in calf followed by eighty well grown young heifers.
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The incident was near to bridge number 8. Eighty gallons of diesel were on board and 2 hose reel jets were used.
The castrum forms a parallelogram of one hundred and twenty yards north and south, by eighty yards east and west.
Buddha died at the age of eighty in peaceful serenity.
Crops grow in the fields and tall trees in woods have replaced the shattered stumps of eighty years ago.
However, some eighty years ago, spectroscopic observations in the visible and near ultraviolet began to show otherwise.
He died in the year 411 of the Hegira (1020 A.D.), aged about eighty, eleven years after the completion of his great work.
In 1864 appeared the encyclical Quanta Cura, together with a Syllabus of eighty of the most important " errors of our time " (see Syllabus).
Tobias Mayer of GÃƒ¶ttingen (1723-1762) originated the mode of adjusting transit-instruments still in vogue; drew up a catalogue of nearly a thousand zodiacal stars (published posthumously in 1775); and deduced the proper motions of eighty stars from a comparison of their places as given by Olaus Romer in 1706 with those obtained by himself in 1756.
Do not all persons live eighty years--yes, many times eighty years?
But having your starlet drive eighty mph whilst liquored up, well, that was fine.
The surrounding hills rise abruptly from the water to the height of forty to eighty feet, though on the southeast and east they attain to about one hundred and one hundred and fifty feet respectively, within a quarter and a third of a mile.
His father, eighty years old, could not remember when it was not there.
The two Emperors, the Russian with his heir the Tsarevich, and the Austrian with the Archduke, inspected the allied army of eighty thousand men.
For seven years Abbot of Iona in Scotland, where he reposed at the age of eighty.
And the lady in question was an eighty year old spinster of the parish !
Eighty square meters of the station 's roof are now covered with around 80 photo voltaic panels, which convert daylight into electricity.
The mantle makes up more than eighty percent of Earth's volume.
Eighty percent of ocean pollution comes from land based sources.
The Zadro Surround Light Mirrors range from approximately eighty to over one hundred dollars.
You can often find deals as much as seventy-five to eighty percent off.
Eighty percent of the cruise ship cabins aboard Carnival Spirit offer amazing ocean views, and eighty percent of these staterooms have private balconies for the ultimate in luxury.
Research from the American Veterinary Dental Society has found that more than eighty percent of dogs and seventy percent of cats develop periodontal disease by the age of three.
If all goes well, you can increase the portion of homemade food to twenty percent of your dog's total meal, keeping the other eighty percent his usual kibble.
Del Webb Senior Communities offer the opportunity for seniors to live an active adult lifestyle in more than eighty locations in twenty-one states.
Although there are more than eighty locations, it is not the case that there are open places in every community at all times.
Eighty percent of the children diagnosed with ALL as of 2004 survive for five years or more, as compared to 50 percent in the late 1970s.
Eighty percent of all high school seniors have tried alcohol.
Eighty percent of teenagers do not know that a 12-ounce can of beer has the same amount of alcohol as a shot of whiskey or a five-ounce glass of wine.
Eighty percent of all undescended testes cases naturally correct themselves during the first year of life.
Eighty percent of nystagmus is congenital, and the remaining 20 percent is acquired.
Eighty percent of the HUD-insured mortgages in a condo project must be occupied by the owners.
This inspection company has eighty years of combined inspection and construction experiences.
Eighty percent of Swedish fathers for example, take maternity leave.
Eighty percent of babies are born within 10 days of their due dates while 10 percent of women deliver before week 38.
It doesn't matter if you weigh two-hundred pounds, you're pregnant, you're three years old or eighty years old.
Unless you are lucky enough to live on a beach where the temperature never dips below eighty degrees, it makes perfect sense to buy discount beach towels.
Eighty four percent of Goodwill's sales revenue from clothing donations and other generous givings go back to fund these important re-entry programs.
By 2006, over eighty sport utility vehicles were produced.
Eighty percent of fruits and vegetables are waxed - some organics have organic wax - to increase shelf life, but the wax also traps what is underneath.
Instead of having their own distinct base numbers, eleven(11) through nineteen(19) are added to both sixty(60) and eighty(80).
Battlestar Galactica characters are the central focus on the SciFi Channel's series that began with the 2003 mini-series and concluded in March, 2009 after four seasons and more than eighty episodes.
She took about eighty percent of your tips at the call center.
That eighty percent went to ninety nine.
The house and eighty wild acres of Arkansas hills and hollows she had recently inherited represented her total wealth.
The farm was still in her name — eighty acres.
She mounted two carriage and seventeen brass swivel guns, having a crew of eighty men.