How to use Fifty-five in a sentence
He was about fifty-five years of age.
The scale engraved upon one face of the stem contains fifty-five divisions, the top and bottom being marked o or zero and the alternate intermediate divisions (of which there are twenty-six) being marked with the letters of the alphabet in order.
F Ragments.-Three hundred and fifty-five of these are collected by Sauppe, Oratores Attici, ii.
That hey very reluctantly raised the siege of Damanhur, being in daily expectation of the arrival of an English army; and at the village of Shubra-ment he was attacked by a sudden illness, and died on the 3oth of January 1807, at the age of fifty-five.
With this horn he hunted the first pack of foxhounds then in England fifty-five years.Advertisement
The last of these poetical works which it is necessary to mention is the Sutta Nipata, containing fifty-five poems, all except the last merely short lyrics, many of great beauty.
Cassini, the great comet of 1680 after its perihelion passage; and having returned to England, he married in 1682 Mary, daughter of Mr Tooke, auditor of the exchequer, with whom he lived harmoniously for fifty-five years.
Mormon migration passed along the trail in 1847-1849, and in 1853 fifty-five Mormons settled on Green river at the trading post of James Bridger, which they purchased and named Fort Supply.
The portico is composed of forty-eight pillars, the whole enclosed in an oblong courtyard about 140 feet by 90 feet, surrounded by a double colonnade of smaller pillars, forming porticos to a range of fifty-five cells, which enclose it on all sides, exactly as they do in a Buddhist monastery (vihara).
For the maintenance of the common schools each town is required (since 1905) to raise annually at least fifty-five cents per capita, exclusive of what may be received from other sources, and to this is added the proceeds of a state tax of one and a half mills on a dollar, onehalf the proceeds of the tax on savings banks, a 6% income from the permanent school fund (derived mainly from the sale of school lands), and state appropriations for the payment in part of the superintendence in towns that have united for that purpose.Advertisement
No child under sixteen years of age may .be employed longer than fifty-five hours in any one week, more than ten hours in any one day, more than six days in any one week, or between 6 o p.m.
The Great Fast continues fifty-five days; nothing is eaten except bread and vegetables, and that only in the afternoon, when church prayers are over.
When these points are compared with the Lollard Conclusions of 1395, it is plain that Lollardy had not greatly altered its opinions after fifty-five years of persecution.
Fifty-five of these chapels existed altogether in Babylon, but some of them stood independently in other parts of the city.
Independently of introduced plants, fifty-five species have been collected in the group, twenty-nine being flowering plants and twenty-six ferns and lycopods.Advertisement
Fifty-five percent had at least one lucid dream and two had their first-ever lucid dream this way.
Fifty-five patients (mean age 38.7 years) of 122 (45.1 %) had stage I seminoma.
Swinside had fifty five stones of which only thirty two remain standing.
He was a minister for fifty-five years, and served the Bible Christians as editor, missionary treasurer, book steward and three times president of conference.
That amount, if melted, would form a cube fifty-five feet on each side.Advertisement
The first five names are Greek and a further fifty-five names are in Cypriote syllabic script.
I have a usually healthy seven-year-old, fifty-five pound hound mix that seems to be sick.
The breakdown, in fact, is fifty-five percent (for girls) to forty-five percent (for boys).
Generally speaking, you must be at least fifty-five years of age to be eligible, but some communities set the age bar slightly higher.
Fifty-five percent offered flex-time, while 51 percent offered part-time work.Advertisement
Surprisingly enough, this older volume is actually much longer in duration (about fifty-five minutes) than some of the later versions.
Volume 8 is also longer in length (another fifty-five minutes) than Volume 9, but this time the cast as been whittled down to just eight stunning beauties.
Many churches have separate social clubs for singles over fifty-five years old, with activities geared to their age and interests.
In fact, you can read her very creative list of Fifty Five Things I've Learned in 55 Years in order to delve deeper into Allrich's inner monolog.
Prices for wallets range from fifty-five dollars for a coin pouch to two hundred and fifty dollars for a wallet bag.
Shortly after their breakup, Spears married her childhood friend, Jason Alexander, in Las Vegas, Nevada, only to have it annulled fifty-five hours later.
The album, which has sold over 200,000 copies and reached number fifty five on the Billboard Charts, has a melodically edgy, progressive-rock influenced sound that grabs fans from a wide range of ages.
Alexander Carlyle, the famous divine (1 77 2-1805), whose Memorials of his Times still affords fascinating reading, ministered for fifty-five years in the parish church, in the graveyard of which lies David Macbeth Moir (1798-1851), who under the pen-name of " Delta " wrote Mansie Wauch, a masterpiece of Scots humour and pathos.
He was fifty-five, but he had nearly thirty years more to live, and he had learnt much during what may be called his Cirey cohabitation.
He was augur for fifty-five years and wrote a work on the science of divination.
In 1804 the Bible, or some part of it, had been printed in about fifty-five different tongues.