How to use Sixty-five in a sentence

sixty-five
  • Then he added, "She made him sell 'em just 'cause he turned sixty-five."

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  • He signed a letter of complaint, with sixty-five excluded members, to the speaker, as also a "Remonstrance" addressed to the people.

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  • By the Federal Act, passed in the session of 1908, a pension of ten shillings a week was granted to persons of either sex over sixty-five years of age, or to persons over sixty who are incapacitated from earning a living.

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  • The male matures when about fifteen years of age, marries when about twenty-six, begins to age when about forty, and lives on to sixty or sixty-five if he reaches old age.

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  • The Inquisition, by its decree Lamentabili sane (2nd of July 1907), condemned sixty-five propositions concerning the Church's magisterium; biblical inspiration and interpretation; the synoptic and fourth Gospels; revelation and dogma; Christ's divinity, human knowledge and resurrection; and the historical origin and growth of the Sacraments, the Church and the Creed.

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  • Medicines were regarded as of secondary importance, but not neglected, two hundred and sixty-five drugs being mentioned at different places in the Hippocratic works.

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  • The Almoravides reigned sixty-five years, when, after holding Agadir four years against the enemy, they were overcome by the Almohades, who massacred the inhabitants, rebuilt, enlarged and repeopled the ruined town, and built a wall (1161) surrounding the double town.

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  • In 1880 he received sixty-five votes on the first ballot for the presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention at Cincinnati.

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  • In that year, on attaining the age of sixty-five, he was placed on the retired list and resigned his post at the Admiralty.

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  • The Old Age Pensions law, enacted in 1898, provided for the free grant of pensions, not exceeding £18 a year, to persons of sixty-five years and upwards who had lived for twentyfive years in the colony.

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  • In five years from the discovery of gold at Coloma on the American river, the yield from the auriferous belt of the Sierra Nevada had risen to an amount estimated at between sixty-five and seventy millions of dollars a year, or five times as much as the total production of this metal throughout the world at the beginning of the century.

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  • The province sends thirty-five members to the Reichstag and sixty-five to the Prussian chamber of deputies.

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  • Indeed, the whole German production of acid Bessemer steel in 1899 was at a rate but slightly greater than that here given for one pair of American converters; and three pairs, if this rate were continued, would make almost exactly as much steel as all the sixty-five active British Bessemer converters, acid and basic together, made in 1899.

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  • In 1904 they numbered sixty-five of 99,893 tons.

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  • But in 129 B.C. Antiochus died fighting in the East and for sixty-five years the Jews enjoyed independence.

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  • He was about sixty-five years of age, and had reigned for twenty-two years.

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  • The count of Flanders was obliged to sign the treaty of Boves in July 1185, which gave the king, in addition to the expectation of Artois, his wife's dower, sixty-five castles in Vermandois and the town of Amiens.

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  • Although he was at least sixty-five years of age at this period, his poetic faculty displayed itself with more than usual warmth and lustre in the glowing series of elegies, styled Eridanus, which he poured forth to commemorate the rapture of this union.

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  • His friends, including Antonio Panizzi, then in England, made various unsuccessful attempts to liberate him, and at last he was deported with sixty-five other political prisoners.

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  • According to Diogenes Laertius he was " in his prime " 504-500 B.C., and would thus seem to have been born about 539 Plato indeed (Parmenides, 127 B) makes Socrates see and hear Parmenides when the latter was about sixty-five years of age, in which case he cannot have been born before 519; but in the absence of evidence that any such meeting took place this may be regarded as one of Plato's anachronisms. However this may be, Parmenides was a contemporary, probably a younger contemporary, of Heraclitus, with whom the first succession of physicists ended, while Empedocles and Anaxagoras, with whom the second succession of physicists began, were very much his juniors.

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  • In Plato's Parmenides, Socrates, "then very young," meets Parmenides, "an old man some sixty-five years of age," and Zeno, "a man of about forty, tall and personable," and engages them in philosophical discussion.

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  • In 2009, in the United States of America, the poverty threshold for a single person under sixty-five was about $11,000 a year; the threshold for a family group of four, including two children, was about $22,000 a year.

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  • It is now sixty-five years since Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe knew that he had made his way through Laura Bridgman's fingers to her intelligence.

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  • Natural prey is sixty-five to seventy-five percent water.

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  • Marc Jacobs Rain is sold for approximately sixty five dollars for a ten ounce bottle.

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  • Sixty-five percent of adolescents have had sexual intercourse by age 16.

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  • The range of temperature tolerance is between sixty-five to ninety degrees Fahrenheit.

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  • Approximately sixty-five to seventy percent of the New Jersey population is homeowners, according to the United States Census Bureau.

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  • The outlets boast a large selection of footwear, available at up to sixty five percent off standard retail prices.

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  • The shoes retail approximately sixty five to one hundred dollars.

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  • Lows were the Tundra which dropped a whopping sixty-five percent.

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  • Surprisingly, Hummer sales rose sixty-five percent even with high gas prices.

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  • Medicare covers anyone over age sixty-five, or anyone who receives Social Security disability payments.

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