Seventy-one sentence example

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  • In 181o its population was estimated at 50,000; seventy-one years later the census of 1881 gave it only 55,638.

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  • His German sermons, of which seventy-one have been preserved, are among the most powerful in the language, and form the chief monuments of Middle High German prose.

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  • In 1872 Airy conceived the idea of treating the lunar theory in a new way, and at the age of seventy-one he embarked on the prodigious toil which this scheme entailed.

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  • Sixty-two of its seventy-one enactments were directed against the peasants, who were henceforth bound to the soil and committed absolutely into the hands of " their natural lords."

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  • It has been only partially excavated, though seventy-one rooms were opened, and it is the grandest.

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  • The only extant songs of any importance are the seventy-one Ballads of Gower (Stengel, Gower's Minnesang, 1886).

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  • Seventy-one per cent of the troops were on the sick list, and more than forty officers died - only six from wounds.

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  • The Norse king had with him seventy-one vessels, but part of them belonged to an associate, Sigwald, a chief of the Jomsburg vikings, who was an agent of his enemies, and who deserted him.

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  • On the following day the old statesman, at the age of seventy-one, was beheaded in the Binnenhof at the Hague.

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  • Unlike composting bins, that have a twenty-five or fifty gallon capacities, these spherical composters have an amazing seventy-one gallon capacity.

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