Ten Sentence Examples
What she knew was that her father and his lies had skewed her outlook on her world for ten years.
The way things are going now, I'm lucky to save ten dollars a week.
At ten years old, Jonathan was almost as tall as she was.
I waited ten minutes before leaving the room.
I think I scared about ten years off my life too.Advertisement
Ten minutes later I heard a telephone ringing downstairs.
You can wait ten minutes.
She waited for him to open the conversation, idly wondering if it would be ten before he spoke.
The next morning the caliph called ten of his officers before him.
A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.Advertisement
You said ten minutes.
The diner closes at ten.
Young Timothy Burton was reunited with his mother shortly after ten PM this evening.
The gap in the abductions we're looking at is under ten years, meaning he was probably sent up for a lesser crime that could be anything from robbery, burglary, serious assault or rape.
It took us two hours to come ten miles from the airport and Julie had to direct him the last mile and she just got here herself.Advertisement
I'll tell the world at this end I'm off on a ten day fishing trip and can't be contacted.
He hadn't trusted anyone outside of his adopted brothers-- and Sofi-- since he was ten.
He was around Ouray for ten years or so.
Until I was ten years old, my family lived in rural east Texas.
Alex was ten times the man Señor Medena would ever be.Advertisement
Yeah, you could get to it, but it would take a while, and you'd be subjecting yourself to thorns, ticks, snakes and about ten miles of the roughest country you can imagine.
Childhood excursions had taught her that the country was rough, but was she up to ten miles of walking?
The porcelain clock on the wall proclaimed the time as ten minutes until twelve, but it didn't seem that late.
If Howie drops into ten or twenty minutes of anyone's life, chance are all he sees is them picking their nose, reading a book or working.
It was already after ten.Advertisement
He's never out more than ten to twenty minutes at a time and three or four sessions make a heavy day.
Her body was found on the Iowa bank of the Mississippi ten days later.
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.
It's been ten years since I first told you this.
No. He adopted me when I was ten.
The day dawned cloudy and cold with a light rain that chilled her after ten minutes.
This area is ten square miles, though.
Dean suggested before returning that they drive ten miles to the Ridgway fairgrounds, where a Sunday morning farmer's market offered fresh fruits and vegetables.
It's ten miles from nowhere, in every direction.
They began the arduous climb, puffing in the high elevation for ten minutes until the trail leveled and opened to their left.
The bidding starts at eleven o'clock, but you can look the items over any time after ten.
Lydia lived in a newly constructed condo on Oak Street as it drifted out of the main body of town and became the back road to neighboring Ridgway, ten miles away.
I went off to college and messed around some—did all the stuff you're supposed to do at that age—but when I came back home ten years later, Paul's wife had died.
Finally, after ten minutes of silence passed, they heard the sound of feet running down the slope on the other side of the rise above them.
God, that was nearly ten years ago!
He did the math—married seven years, divorced ten years— depending on her age when she married, she might be a young-looking forty.
Ten minutes later, Lydia Larkin answered her door dressed in very tight and very small white shorts with a red elastic thing that covered only her breasts and nothing of the acres of skin in the middle.
I had a brother Bobbie, ten years older than me.
For ten bucks more, she was to cover Ridgway's four hundred citizens in the county's only other town, if you didn't count minuscule Colona, which most people didn't.
Before she could say a word, Lydia too stood up and looked down on Cynthia, who was ten inches shorter.
About ten minutes later, he spotted it again and followed.
Perhaps the body is much younger—only ten or twenty or thirty years old.
It was near ten o'clock the next morning when Martha awoke in a festive mood with the appetite of a hibernating bear.
Looks like you can buy one for about ten bucks unless some late bidder jumps in and kicks up the price.
Why would someone want to pay ten bucks for that?
You couldn't bear to let loose of a ten dollar cigarette tin.
Ten minutes later, she sat at a picnic table, devouring the crispy-sweet treats.
He was rumored to go through five to ten blood monkeys a day and was said to have single-handedly wiped out whole villages.
She did remember bringing him back from the dead ten years before in order to help her with her plan and how cold he'd been to her then.
Ten demons guarded this one, two of which he'd slaughtered before leaving his dealers to handle the rest to search for souls.
After counting to ten and taking two deep breaths, she lifted her head and met his troubled gaze.
In only about five or ten minutes, the mare was groaning and lying on her side, pushing hard.
Disobey him and I have like, a ten percent chance.
He strode through more corridors than she was able to count, down several flights of stairs and finally to a short, dead end hallway with a ceiling that towered ten stories above.
There was no way for her to measure the size of the chamber, for the darkness inside was more impenetrable than night, with the exception of a circle of light ten meters from the door.
If he brought her more fish tomorrow morning, she'd have rope enough to reach the cliff edge ten feet above.
The ten feet to the top felt like it took hours, though the sun had barely risen when she finished.
Her bed looked as if a flock of geese had combusted over it, and she counted at least ten dead pillows.
I basically raised Katie from the time she was ten, she said, a sad look crossing her features.
I'm of above average height by an inch and above average weight by ten pounds.
The grinning boys were between ten and twelve, already tall and lanky.
He'd spent ten sun-cycles looking for her.
She planted her hand on the red ground and counted to ten, until she felt the tickle of blades of grass beneath her hand.
Fred was still gabbing on the phone so Dean shared with his wife the last of the turkey salad, extended mileage from the Christmas turkey of ten days earlier.
Any activity ten thousand feet in the sky quickly separated the properly trained from the panting wannabes.
Maybe I sound like a jerk, but it's been ten years since we were an item and I've got a life now.
The two men first boarded chair lift number ten and ten and a half minutes later were eighteen hundred feet higher than Fred and Donnie, at nearly eleven thousand feet elevation.
Penny, who couldn't have weighted more than a hundred and ten, picked up the magazine.
It was after ten by the time the kitchen chores were finished and the place cleaned up, sort of.
Both of them are at that level of not worrying about missing any meals but they're not big spenders—maybe five to ten mil bracket, give or take—no real debts.
Nine times out of ten, in these here capers, it's the she who's doing the deed.
Yes, I despised the son of a bitch, especially after he grabbed my wife's breast ten feet away from me.
Corday talked to Edith for about ten minutes, then skedaddled.
That's what the guy in the alley said when he sold it to me for ten bucks.
This year and for the next ten to twelve, he would have it all, not just a week or two in the Berkshires.
After about ten minutes, he thought, Maybe she got the hint this morning, and headed upstairs.
We will have to leave in ten years or so anyway.
Miriam left at ten.
It's ten O'clock, and you've been sleeping longer than you think.
You have to admit that seven of ten marriages ending in divorce is not a very promising statistic.
Within ten minutes, his second-in-command met him in the tent they used as a war room.
Dan searched the whole area, for ten kilometers out in every direction he could.
After ten days of walking, she needed a rest, now that she'd made it to the river.
Lana found herself eating faster than she should have, hungry for real food after ten days of appetite suppressants and the dehydrated staples that she'd stuffed her bag full of.
She'd been safe for ten days on her own; maybe hacking into the fed system to change her profile was enough to draw the attention of someone working for General Greene.
Rhyn crossed his arms, irritated. Kiki trotted from the patio into the house perched on a hill overlooking Tokyo. He returned ten minutes later with a small briefcase, a jacket and a hard case for his iPad. Rhyn opened the portal, and the two strode through it, back to the massive tree where Rhyn had lost Toby in the cold, wet French Alps.
The temperature of his tent seemed to drop by ten degrees.
The motel consisted of 40 units on two floors, ten to either side of a main entrance that led to the office and restaurant.
There were ten cities serviced by Byrne, all on the eastern seaboard, and his itineraries were detailed on practically an hour by-hour basis.
When the salt is taken by the mouth, absorption is extremely rapid, the salt being present in the peripheral blood within ten minutes.
The final ten cover a range of topics that don't fit neatly elsewhere.
At ten I study about the earth on which we all live.
Ney, who had had a corps of ten thousand men, reached Napoleon at Orsha with only one thousand men left, having abandoned all the rest and all his cannon, and having crossed the Dnieper at night by stealth at a wooded spot.
He sat back and waited, counting down from ten.
She had a ten dollar bill.
He still has ten minutes.
The guest bedroom has been ready for visitors since my daughter died ten years ago.
Lights out is ten for you.
Dean didn't ask, "What stuff?" but instead climbed the stairs to the smaller of the two bedrooms, and in less than ten minutes was asleep.
The crosstown trip through deserted streets took less than ten minutes.
It was ten past six, according to his bedside clock.
After ten minutes he had found 14 cards for March fourth.
I'd give you about ten minutes to live if you walked out this door, and maybe a day or two if you stay in the motel.
Wednesday morning dawned with air so crisp Dean was awake before the alarm, awake to a knock down gorgeous day, "one of the ten best" prattled a cheery voice on the kitchen table radio.
Just give me a ten.
He handed the old man ten dollars and was handed a slip of paper with the phone number from the rental sign Mrs. Glass was apparently an early riser and answered the phone on the second ring.
All we have to do is find it, spend ten minutes yelling at an old lady and then get back to Parkside.
They were still early when ten minutes later they located Mrs. Glass's address.
Dean was within ten miles of Parkside before he noticed a blue Ford that had stayed behind him for an unusual length of time.
Sure enough, after ten minutes of silent driving on nearly empty streets, he recognized Ocean View Avenue, and a few minutes later, The Ocean Shore Motel.
Every time something starts to make sense, up pops ten other perfectly logical answers that make a lot more sense.
Locals would have found Willoughby's in ten minutes—not a half-hour.
After a misty sunrise, a plateful of pancakes and the first ten miles, his legs hit a nice smooth cadence.
It took less than ten minutes.
Let me guess—you let him keep ten percent?
I saw Winston too, ten minutes earlier.
Well, for a veterinarian, that's bound to be in the top ten.
Ten minutes later the snack was a grilled cheese sandwich and milk.
Ten thousand is a lot of money.
Why don't you meet me on Saturday... say ten in the morning?
About ten in the morning he announced he was going to the clinic for a little while.
Ten O'clock found her hanging over the telephone, her cell phone on her hip.
His own father hadn't mated with his mother for ten years, until after Darian's birth.
A full ten years older than his little brother, he'd raised Damian from the age of seven, after the death of their father.
The boy looked to be around ten with blond hair and cold, steady blue eyes.
Ten minutes of walking later, she crouched beneath the lowest branch of a massive pine tree and inched her way to the scene.
She made sure he continued walking then swung herself over, dropping ten feet on the other side.
I'd rather face ten guardsmen than one Xander.
This boy is between six and ten summers, when his body is strong enough to contain the beast and yet still pure.
And you fight with the courage of ten men.
Rissa said nothing, unable to tell him her father was driven too mad by the demon his last ten years to know his daughter.
For the first time since the demon had claimed her at ten summers, she was alive!
Even though her ten year class reunion was scheduled for Saturday afternoon, Alex chose that morning to start her training.
Dad had taught her how to shoot when she was only ten years old.
Though, in all fairness, ten years had changed some people enormously.
It lasted almost ten years.
Even so, she was probably a good ten years his junior.
Dad and I buried Mom here about ten years ago, and I buried Dad here about a year later.
It took her less than ten minutes to saddle Ed and ride him out of the corral.
She tapped the counter with her fingernails and counted to ten before responding.
It was the lumber yard saying they had rescheduled and would be delivering the supplies at ten in the morning.
Probably counting to ten... something she should have tried.
You don't have to wonder if you'll have a job in the next ten years.
Be there in ten.
She was barely ten years older than Brandon, which her parents pointed out every time she had a bad day managing the two teens.
In a matter of ten minutes, her world turned into a freakish nightmare.
Which reminds me, you've got a ten o'clock today with your producer to plan out shooting for the next season, Ingrid said.
It's what earned all the Originals their ten thousand year prison terms.
Pulling out the letter, she looked at the ten digit key code.
Come by tomorrow at ten.
She died when I was ten.
Jessi looked at him, perplexed as to how Laurencio heard him from the ten feet separating them.
She was gone in ten minutes, smiling at Jessi on her way out.
Yes. I can ask for directions to bars and brothels in another ten.
The second woman in ten minutes to piss him off.
He'll be here in ten minutes when you're done cleaning your room.
When I was ten, I learned to use my unique set of skills to steal money for us.
She didn't want to imagine a ten year old living in the slums, knowing his mother was reduced to prostitution to keep them alive.
Older by ten years, Darian's hair was dark and his body whip like, compared to his brother's thicker frame.
Meet up in ten to come up with a plan?
Figures they're somewhere where our nearest station is ten miles out.
Jule had put them ten meters from the strange scene, to the side of Jonny's vamps.
A law of 1879, which deprived of citizenship all Hungarians who had voluntarily been absent ten years, was a.
For while at New College only twenty out of seventy fellows were to study law instead of arts, philosophy and theology, at All Souls College sixteen were to be " jurists " and only twenty-four " artists "; and while at New College there were ten chaplains and three clerks necessarily, at All Souls the number was not defined but left optional; so that there are now only one chaplain and four bible clerks.
Ten days after he sealed the statutes, on the 12th of April 1443, Chicheley died and was buried in Canterbury cathedral on the north side of the choir, under a fine effigy of himself erected in his lifetime.
Though votes were often cast for ten names, there were but two real candidates before the convention, Grant and Blaine.
For ten years Evagoras carried on hostilities single-handed, except for occasional aid from Egypt.
For the next ten years Baldwin ruled his principality with success, if not without severity.
In 1855 Hutton and Bagehot became joint-editors of the National Review, a new monthly, and conducted it for ten years.
For the next ten years she lived at Nohant, near La Chatre in Berri, the country house of her grandmother.
He became a member of the Academy of Medicine in 1863, and ten years afterwards entered the Academy of Sciences, of which he became perpetual secretary in 1889 in succession to Louis Pasteur.
Ten segments are recognizable in the abdomen, which is elongated and tapers at the hinder end.
In about ten days, when the mass is milkwarm, the bed will be ready for spawning, which consists of inserting small pieces of spawn bricks into the sloping sides of the bed, about 6 in.
Each of the magisterial districts (of which, as has been said, there must be at least three and not more than ten in each county) elects one or two magistrates and constables, and a board of education of three members.
The double webs composing the sides of the fixed square shall be strictly parallel, and shall form a true square of exactly ten revolutions of the screw on the side.
The yield of corn varies from six to ten times the amount sown.
His parents died before he was ten years of age, and he inherited extensive estates in Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire and Somersetshire, much reduced, however, by litigation in Chancery.
He appears to have entered into consultation of a treasonable kind with Monmouth and others; he himself had, he declared, ten thousand brisk boys in London ready to rise at his bidding.
But the work progressed under his wise direction, and he was able "to be present, in 1744, at meetings of ten thousand souls."
Ten years later it was rebuilt on an extended scale, and provided with fortifications by the elector John William.
Regis was constrained to hold back for ten years his System of Philosophy; and when it did appear, in 1690, the name of Descartes was absent from the title-page.
During the next ten years (1560-1J70) terrible and horrible things happened in the realm of Muscovy.
He was also well known as a sanitary reformer, and during the last ten years of his life he did much useful work in inculcating more enlightened ideas on the subject both in Edinburgh and other places.
In 1622 the Spaniards, under Spinola, made another attempt to take the town, but were forced to abandon the enterprise after a siege of ten weeks and the loss of 1200 men.
It is a Latin poem in ten books of hexameters, and contains a curious admixture of Biblical history.
In ten years four cotton mills were running, employing nearly 1400 hands.
The remaining ten or twelve years of Avicenna's life were spent in the service of Abu Ya`far 'Ala Addaula, whom he accompanied as physician and general literary and scientific adviser, even in his numerous campaigns.
It has four members in the Canadian Senate and ten in the House of Commons.
In the top squares of the slips the ten digits are written, and each slip contains in its nine squares the first nine multiples of the digit which appears in the top square.
At this he laboured in vacation time for at least ten years.
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.
In 1889 the public debt of the republic amounted to about £24,000,000, but the financial difficulties which immediately followed that year, and the continuance of excessive expenditures, forced the debt up to approximately £128,000,000 during the next ten years.
The following table shows the number of live stock in the country at intervals of ten years since 1885.
The sub-prefect then selects from this list ten of whom he approves for the post.
There were also a great many schools in the control of various religious congregations, but a law of 1904 required that they should all be suppressed within ten years from the date of its enactment.
Commerce.The value of the external trade of the French possessions, exclusive of Algeria and Tunisia, increased in the ten years 1896-1905 from 18,784,060 to 34,957,479.
Ten public prosecutors were appointed.
Ten shafts lined with slabs of tufa which were there found may have been the approaches to tombs or may have served as wells.
Ten years later, to avenge their fathers, the Epigoni undertook a second expedition, which was completely successful.
Ten years were spent in this operation, a full account of which was published by Bouguer in 17 4 9, Figure de la terre determinee.
A pouch is present, and there are eight or ten teats.
Naval defence in any case remained primarily a question for the Imperial navy, and by agreement (1903, for ten years) between the British government and the governments of the Commonwealth (contributing an annual subsidy of £200,000) and of New Zealand (£40,000), an efficient fleet patrolled the Australasian waters, Sydney, its headquarters, being ranked as a first-class naval station.
The total gold production of the country is from £14,500,000 to £16,000,000, and as not more than three-quarters of a million are required to strengthen existing local stocks, the balance is usually available for export, and the average export of the precious metal during the ten years, 1896-1905, was £12,500,000 per annum.
At about ten they were covered with blood from head to foot, several elder men bleeding themselves for the purpose.
From this island, ten years later, parties crossed Bass Strait to Port Phillip, where a new settlement was shortly established, forming till 1851 a part of New South Wales, but now the state of Victoria.
At this meeting all the colonies except New Zealand were represented, and it was agreed that the parliament of each colony should be asked to pass a bill enabling the people to choose ten persons to represent the colony on a federal convention; the work of such convention being the framing of a federal constitution to be submitted to the people for approval by means of the referendum.
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.
He was again sent to Berlin in 1871, acted as second plenipotentiary at the Berlin congress of 1878, and was sent in the same year to London, where he represented Austria for ten years.
The so-called Great Palace consists of a group of detached buildings, apparently ten in number, standing on two platforms of different elevations.
William made his triumphal entry into the capital (September 23), which he had quitted as an outlawed fugitive ten years before.
Ulster (Uladh) was one of the early provincial kingdoms of Ireland, formed, according to the legendary chronicles, at the Milesian conquest of the island ten centuries before Christ, and given to the descendants of Ir, one of the sons of Mileadh.
The Panislamic propaganda was encouraged; the privileges of foreigners in the Ottoman Empire - of ten an obstacle to government - were curtailed; the new railway to the Holy Places was pressed on, and emissaries were sent to distant countries preaching Islam and the caliph's supremacy.
Among the more civilized, however, the Malay numerals up to ten are adopted by the Sakai.
In 1658 Colonel Edward Doyley, the governor, gained a decisive victory over thirty companies of Spanish foot, and sent ten of their flags to Cromwell.
Only ten of them have any appreciable size, and these are named - commencing from the north - Muko-shima (Bridegroom Island), Nakadachi-shima (Go-between Island 1), Yome-shima (Bride Island), Ototo-jima (Younger-brother Island), Ani-shima (Elderbrother Island), Chichi-jima (Father Island), Haha-jima (Mother Island), Mei-jima (Niece Island), Ani-jima (Elder-sister Island) and Imoto-jima (Younger-sister Island).
In the church meeting, says Paul, "I had rather speak five words with my understanding, that I might instruct others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue."
During the succeeding ten years he wrote the six works which are ascribed to him and were published under his name by P. Mandonnet in 1899.
He made new pillars higher and higher, till after ten years he reached the height of sixty feet.
Among the apologetico-dogmatic works of Theodoret must be reckoned his ten discourses IIEpi irpovotas.
There is a trade in beer, cattle and grain, sold at eleven annual fairs, three of which last for ten days each.
It is not uncommon for its entries to be five to ten times the length of other encyclopedias.
The other modern editions of the text are those of Fleckeisen (containing ten plays, excellent for his time), 1859; Ussing (with a commentary), 1875-1887, 2nd ed.
The result has been that wind velocities published in many official publications have of ten been in error by nearly 5 0%.
At the time of Rienzi's unfortunate enterprise it sent ten ambassadors to pay him honour; and, when papal legates sought to coerce it by foreign soldiers, or to exact contributions, they met with vigorous resistance.
Ten years later Manson discovered a second species, Filaria perstans, whose larvae live in the blood.
Land was leased for houses or other buildings to be built upon it, the tenant being rent-free for eight or ten years; after which the building came into the landlord's possession.
He remained in captivity for ten years, but was reinstated by the French in 1645 and confirmed in his possessions by the peace of Westphalia.
Ten years later he was recalled to York, but refusing to consent to the division of his see was again deposed and again appealed to Rome.
At p. 66 of the Gandha Vamsa, a modern catalogue of Pali books and authors, written in Pali, there is given a list of ten authors who wrote Pali books in India, probably southern India.
We may conclude that these books are still extant in Burma, where the catalogue was drawn up. Two only of these ten authors are otherwise known.
The original prescription is kept by the pharmacist for either three or ten years, according to the country, and a certified copy given to the patient, written on white paper if for internal use, or on coloured paper (usually orange yellow) if for external use.
C. Watson, and his conclusions were enforced ten years later by Edward Forbes, who dealt also with the fauna.
D'Anville's map contained all that was then known, but ten years afterwards Major Rennell began his surveying labours, which extended over the period from 1763 to 1782.
The principal building is the state capitol (completed in 1857) in a square of ten acres at the intersection of High and Broad streets.
The anterior half of the sclerotic is composed of a ring of some ten to seventeen cartilaginous or bony scales which partly overlap each other.
There is only one right and one left lobe, each traversed through its whole length by a mesobronchium, whence arise about ten secondary bronchia; these send off radially arranged parabronchia, which end blindly near the surface.
Within ten years he married a third time, the lady being Elizabeth Leybourne, the widow of Lord Dacre of Gilsland.
Ten months in the Tower under strong suspicion would have warned another man, but Norfolk was unstable and false.
The result was a revolt in which he was killed after a reign of ten months.
In North Africa, probably in the 9th century, appeared the book known under the name of Eldad ha-Dani, giving an account of the ten tribes, from which much medieval legend was derived; 2 and in Kairawan the medical and philosophical treatises of Isaac Israeli, who died in 932.
The Nahr Malk or royal river, modern Radhwaniya, leaves the Euphrates five leagues below this and joins the Tigris three leagues below Ctesiphon; while the Kutha, modern Habl-Ibrahim, leaving the Euphrates three leagues below the Malk joins the Tigris ten leagues below Ctesiphon.
The parts of the flower are most frequently arranged in fives, or multiples of fives; for instance, a common arrangement is as follows, - five sepals, succeeded by five petals, ten stamens in two sets of five, and five or fewer carpels; an arrangement in fours is less frequent, while the arrangement in threes, so common in monocotyledons, is rare in dicotyledons.
There are ten other libraries, the most important of which are the state law library (about 40,000 volumes) and the state library (about 46,000 volumes).
Indianapolis suffered severely from the business panic of 1837, and ten years later, when it received its first city charter, it had only about 6000 inhabitants; in the same year a free public school system was inaugurated.
Educated at Harrow and Balliol College, Oxford, he was for ten years a lecturer at University College, Oxford (1871-81).
His father, a fisherman, took the boy when he was ten years of age to assist him in his calling; but the lad's eagerness for knowledge was unbounded.
The first, De Sancta Trinitate, is addressed to Symmachus (Domino Patri Symmacho), and the result of the short discussion, which is of an abstract nature, and deals partly with the ten categories, is that unity is predicated absolutely, or, in regard to the substance of the Deity, trinity is predicated relatively.
Clemens accuses Basilides of a deification of the Devil (Oast etv Ten) 8c&f30Xov), and regards as his two dogmas that of the Devil and that of the transmigration of souls (Strom.
At the head of the Church was a body of ten elders, elected by the synod; this synod consisted of all the ministers, and acted as the supreme legislative authority; and the bishops ruled in their respective dioceses, and had a share in the general oversight.
In provincial matters each province is independent, holds its own synods, makes its own laws, and elects its own governing board; but the General Synod meets, on the average, every ten years at Herrnhut, and its regulations are binding in all the provinces.
The mortality in most towns is so great that during the last ten years of the 19th century, in a very great number of cities, the deaths exceeded the births by I to 4 in the thousand.
When workmen from any province come, for instance, to St Petersburg to engage in the textile industries, or to work as carpenters, masons, &c., they immediately unite in groups of ten to fifty persons, settle in a house together, keep a common table and pay each his part of the expense to the elected elder of the artel.
Between 1895 and 1905 the building of railways proceeded at a rapid rate, the total length nearly doubling within the ten years, namely, from 22,600 to 40,500 m.
Ten years later the semblance of independence which was left to the khans of the Crimea was destroyed and the peninsula formally annexed to the empire.
Thus it will be observed that the five great cities of the Pacific coast-Seattle and Tacoma, Wash., Portland, Ore., and San Francisco and Los Angeles, Cal.-were already well supplied with railways; but the growth of the fertile region lying west of the transcontinental divide was most attractive to American railway builders; and railways serving this district, almost all of them in trouble ten years before, were showing great increases in earnings.
Failure to comply with any of the rules renders a company " liable for each offence, on conviction under the Summary Jurisdiction Acts, to a fine not exceeding fifty pounds, or in the case of a continuing offence to a fine not exceeding ten pounds for every day during which the offence continues after conviction."
Ten years after the passage of the law, the court decided that the Commission had no power to prescribe a rate, and that its jurisdiction over rates was confined to a determination of the question whether the rate complained of was unreasonable.
This was the case once before, in 1901; and the total of fatal accidents to passengers and servants, taken together, has in several years been very low (1896, eight; 1901, eight; 1902, ten; 1904, thirteen), but never before was it down to six.
In any comparison between British and American records the first point to be borne in mind is the difference in mileage and traffic. The American railways aggregate approximately ten times the length of the British lines; but in train miles the difference is far less.
During the first ten years after the act came into force 545 applications for orders were received, 313 orders were made, and 282 orders were confirmed.
She outlived Henry's coronation by ten years; her husband had died in 1151.
Lafone, a wealthy cattle and hide merchant on the river Plate, obtained from government a grant of the southern portion of the island, a peninsula 600,000 acres in extent, and possession of all the wild cattle on the island for a period of six years, for a payment of £10,000 down, and £20,000 in ten years from January 1, 1852.
An announcement of the invention and of a patent granted for the same for ten years, in which Blumel is for the first time associated with Stolzel as co-inventor.
Diogenes Laertius says that his works filled ten volumes, but of these fragments only remain.
As a philosopher, Favorinus belonged to the sceptical school; his most important work in this connexion appears to have been Hvppwvetot rpoiroc (the Pyrrhonean Tropes) in ten books, in which he endeavours to show that the methods of Pyrrho were useful to those who intended to practise in the law courts.
There the tablets of "the soul of the most holy ancestral teacher, Confucius," and of his ten principal disciples stand as objects of worship for their countless followers.
In one courtyard of this temple are deposited the celebrated ten stone drums which bear poetical inscriptions commemorative of the hunting expeditions of King Suan (827-781 B.C.), in whose reign they are believed, though erroneously, to have been cut; and in another stands a series of stone tablets on which are inscribed the names of all those who have obtained the highest literary degree of Tsin-shi for the last five centuries.
When ten years old he entered the college of Harcourt, where he graduated M.A.
The leaves of the cypresses are scale-like, overlapping and generally in four rows; the female catkins are roundish, and fewer than the male; the cones consist of from six to ten peltate woody scales, which end in a curved point, and open when the seeds are ripe; the seeds are numerous and winged.
With all his devotion to study at Lausanne' (he read ten or twelve hours a day), he still found some time for the acquisition of some of the lighter accomplishments, such as riding, dancing, drawing, and also for mingling in such society as the place had to offer.
The works were to be operated by the government foi ten years, and the cost assessed against the holders of the land.1 At the conclusion of this period the system was to pass into the control of the landholders, with no further charge by the government.
In 1858 Carson City was laid out, and in the following year the people of Carson county held a mass meeting and chose delegates to a constitutional convention, which met at Genoa on the 18th of July 1859, and in ten days drafted a constitution.
At the Republican National Convention in 1920 he received a few votes on all ten ballots for president.
Theodoric, who, ten days after his entry into the city, slew his rival at a banquet in the palace of the Laurel Grove (March r 5, 493).
Manson recommends five to ten grains once or twice a week; Ross recommends the same quantity every day before breakfast.
In Austria, whoever commits blasphemy by speech or writing is liable to imprisonment for any term from six months up to ten years, according to the seriousness of the offence.
He spent ten or twelve years in study, chiefly theological, at Palencia, and then, about 1195, he was ordained and became a canon in the cathedral chapter of Osma, his native diocese.
Though in his ten years of preaching a large number of converts were made, it has to be said that the results were not such as had been hoped for, and after it all, and after the crusade, the population still remained at heart Albigensian.
The Graf-Wellhausen hypothesis, that the hierarchical law in its complete form in the Pentateuch stands at the close and not at the beginning of biblical history, that this mature Judaism was the fruit of the 5th century B.C. and not a divinely appointed institution at the exodus (nearly ten centuries previously), has won the recognition of almost all Old Testament scholars.
Each man slew his wife and children; ten men were selected by lot to slay the rest; one man slew the nine executioners, fired the palace and fell upon his sword.
To pay for rendering inoperative the banishment edict of 1744, the Jews were taxed 3,000,000 florins annually for ten years.
This pope reigned only ten months; his successor, John XXIII., raised Pierre d'Ailly to the rank of cardinal (June 6, 1411), and further, to indemnify him for the loss of the bishopric of Cambrai, conferred upon him the administration of that of Limoges (November 3, 1412), which was shortly after exchanged for the bishopric of Orange.
He killed Berenice and, dying in 51, bequeathed the kingdom to his eldest son, aged ten years, who was to take as wife his sister Cleopatra, aged seventeen.
He was born probably at Eliock in Dumfriesshire in 1560, and when ten years old was sent to St Salvator's College, St Andrews, where he took his B.A.
There are about ten commodious caravanserais and a number of colleges.
Another state could do so, however, and in 1904, certain creditors having given ten of their bonds to South Dakota, the case of South Dakota versus North Carolina came before the Supreme Court.
North Carolina sent delegates to the Philadelphia Constitutional Convention of 1787, but the state convention, at Hillsboro, called to pass upon the constitution for North Carolina, did not meet until the 21st of July 1788, when ten states had already ratified.
Ten years later, however, at the election of assemblymen, 33 of the western counties polled an extra-legal vote on the question of calling a constitutional convention, and 30,000 votes were cast for it to only l000 against it.
Tiberius, who spent the last ten years of his life at Capri, built no fewer than twelve villas there; to these the great majority of the numerous and considerable ancient remains on the island belong.
On the Khasi hills, at an elevation of about 4500 ft., the average of ten years is more than 550 in.
The great order of Ungulata is represented by various forms of sheep, as many as ten or twelve wild species of Ovis being met with in the mountain chains of Asia; and more sparingly by several peculiar forms of antelope, such as the saiga (Saiga tatarica), and the Gazella gutturosa, or yellow sheep. Coming to the deer, we also meet with characteristic forms in northern Asia, especially those belonging to the typical genus Cervus.
In 1895 they defeated the Chinese and ten years later the Russians.
Reid graduated at Aberdeen in 1726, and remained there as librarian to the university for ten years, a period which he devoted largely to mathematical reading.
See Horace Walpole, Letters, edited by P. Cunningham (9 vols., London, 1857), many of the letters being addressed to Conway; Memoirs of the Last Ten Years of the Reign of George II.
When present they are either arranged in four bundles of from one to ten or even more setae, or are disposed in continuous lines completely encircling each segment of the body.
Four (Ozobranchus) to six (Glossiphonia) or ten (Philaemon) are common numbers.
A whole mass of facts testify to the enormous and extraordinary influence of Potemkin during the next ten years.
This state of things continued until 1648, when a large part of Alsace, comprising the two landgraviates of Upper and Lower Alsace and the prefecture of the ten free imperial towns, was ceded to France by the treaty of Westphalia.
This suspicion seems to have arisen chiefly from his intimacy with Christopher Davenport, better known as Francis a Sancta Clara, a learned Franciscan friar who became chaplain to Queen 1 An obviously erroneous entry in the Admission Book states that he had been at school under Mr. Lovering for ten years, and was in his fifteenth year.
The day after his son's funeral Taylor caught fever from a patient whom he visited, and, after a ten days' illness, he died at Lisburn on the 13th of August 1667, in the fifty-fifth year of his life and the seventh of his episcopate, and was buried in the cathedral of Dromore.
The first ten volumes (1819-1824) were published under the joint editorship of Brewster and Jameson, the remaining four volumes (1825-1826) being edited by Jameson alone.
Berzelius; and ten years later he accepted the office of principal of the university of Edinburgh, the duties of which he discharged until within a few months of his death, which took place at Allerly, Melrose, on the 10th of February 1868.
But all these are insignificant in comparison with the mineral oil industry of Baku, which in normal times yields annually between ten and eleven million tons of crude oil (naphtha).
The journey lasted ten months; and on the explorer's arrival in Peru, Acuna prepared his narrative, while awaiting a ship for Europe.
In the case of the Crassane the crop should be gathered at three different times, the first a fortnight or more before it is ripe, the second a week or ten days after that, and the third when fully ripe.
He recommends the practice of setting up corn in shocks, with two sheaves to cover eight, instead of ten sheaves as at present - probably owing to the straw being then shorter.
Ten years before, John Worlidge, one of his correspondents, and the author of the Systema Agriculturae (1669), observes, " Sheep fatten very well on turnips, which prove an excellent nourishment for them in hard winters when fodder is scarce; for they will not only eat the greens, but feed on the roots in the ground, and scoop them hollow even to the very skin.
Ten acres (he adds) sown with clover, turnips, &c., will feed as many sheep as one hundred acres thereof would before have done."
This continued for several years, and the mortality was so great that its adverse effects upon the ovine population of the country were still perceptible ten years afterwards.
If a decennial period be taken, then-for the purpose of the new calculation -the earliest year is omitted and the latest year added, the number of years continuing at ten.
It thus appears that the average yield of wheat in Great Britain, as calculated upon the crops harvested during the ten years (1896-1905), exceeded 31 bushels to the acre, whereas, for the ten years ended 1895, it fell below 29 bushels.
In one case, indeed, the average produce by mixed minerals and nitrogenous manure was more than that by the annual application of farmyard manure; and in seven out of the ten cases in which such mixtures were used the average yield per acre was from over two to over eight bushels more than the average yield of the United Kingdom (assuming this to be about twenty-eight bushels of 60 lb per bushel) under ordinary rotation.
In the fattening of animals for the butcher the principle of 2 Returns for only ten months were available for this year.
He was not taught to compose either in Latin or in Greek, and he was never an exact scholar; it was for the subject matter that he was required to read, and by the age of ten he could read Plato and Demosthenes with ease.
He had become convinced that his comrades in the Utilitarian Society, never more than ten, had not the stuff in them for a world-shaking propaganda; the society itself was dissolved; the Parliamentary Review was a failure; the Westminster did not pay its expenses; Bentham's Judicial Evidence produced little effect on the reviewers.
Sawfly larvae can at once be recognized by the curious positions they assume, and by the number of pro-legs, which exceeds ten.
External to the branchia are seen ten club-like processes of the dorsal wall, these are the " cerata " which are characteristically developed in another sub-order of Opisthobranchs.
The ten books of Stromata (in which Origen compared the teaching of the Christians with that of the philosophers, and corroborated all the Christian dogmas from Plato, Aristotle, Numenius and Cornutus) have all perished, with the exception of small fragments; so have the tractates on the resurrection and on freewill.2 6.
Within the space of ten and a half years from the summoning of the States-General at Versailles (May 1789), parliamentary government fell beneath the sword.
The former of these extends to August 1802, when the powers of the First Consul, which had been decreed for ten years, were prolonged to the duration of his life.
In return for the great accessions of power to France since the treaty of Amiens (Elba, it may be noted, was annexed in August 1802) Great Britain was to retain Malta for ten years and to acquire the small island of Lampedusa in perpetuity.
The ganglia become greatly changed in position during the later life, and it is usually said that there are only ten pairs of abdominal ganglia even in the embryo.
The Ray Society had the good fortune to obtain the ten original copper-plates, all but one drawn by the author himself, wherewith the work was illustrated.
In the Oscines or Polymyodi of Muller the number was either nine or ten - and if the latter the outermost of them was generally very small.
In two of the other groups of which Professor Cabanis, especially treated - groups which had been hitherto more or less confounded with the Oscines - the number of primaries was invariably ten, and the outermost of them was comparatively large.
From Cyprus they went to the port of Antioch in Syria, and thence travelled for a year to the khan's court, going ten leagues a day.
He entered the university of Edinburgh at the early age of twelve, and continued to attend classes there for more than ten years.
Ten years later a more serious revolution, the only revolution that seriously shook the state, broke out and was also crushed.
The chief importance of the Tiepoline conspiracy lies in the fact that it resulted in the establishment of the Council of Ten.
With the creation of the Council of Ten the main lines of the Venetian constitution were completed.
Parallel with the senate, but extraneous to the main lines of the constitution, came the Council of Ten.
Above the senate and the Ten came the Collegio or cabinet, the administrative branch of the constitution.