I have over three thousand acres.
A thousand years ago boys and girls did not learn to read.
Apparently he was shipping someone twenty-five thousand dollars worth of cocaine.
I passed that mark a few hundred thousand years ago.
We're not talking over a thousand dollars, are we?
Now he's three thousand miles away.
They say fifty thousand people have hit their web site!
In the first ten years of attempting to make better hybrids, Borlaug's group made more than six thousand crossings of wheat.
I recall with unmixed delight those days when a thousand childish fancies became beautiful realities.
China pulled out all the stops, dividing its farmland into about twenty-five thousand collective farms with an average of five thousand households each.
You'd be in a thousand pieces if not for me.
Robots can work without ceasing in environments where the temperature is a thousand degrees.
Remember my earlier statement that a farmer treats a thousand acres of corn as a single entity because it is not cost effective to deal with each corn stalk separately?
When she reminded him that he was going over the thousand-dollar figure he had thrown out, he merely shrugged.
He'd not had to work too hard for confessions in the past thousand years, not after word of his cold, methodological skills leaked to the Guardians.
The city of twenty-five thousand was located in the south western part of the state.
Howie was three thousand miles away; who would come to call at this hour of the night?
Going three thousand miles away sounds like a good idea for you folks, even if it's only for a couple of days.
She felt like she stood at the door of a plane fifteen thousand feet in the air getting ready to skydive, only she didn't remember packing a parachute.
Rainy, a brooding Guardian with striking green eyes and a shock of dark hair, was his youngest station chief at a youthful two thousand years old.
That's the number of Guardians you've killed directly with your actions over the past few thousand years.
In an organization of less than five thousand, that's a lot.
The depth of Claire's betrayal made him wish he could kill her again a thousand times over!
Dean was sure the old man and his dilapidated old Scout had done this a thousand times before.
We've got a few thousand kids in real danger of immediate, physical harm.
What are the odds of her meeting this guy and being the daughter of his mine manager from twenty years earlier and a thousand miles away?
From this higher level, Dean could see a patch of the road a thousand feet below him.
The mine's like a thousand other holes in the ground—it's outlived its time.
He doubted his night – or his next few thousand years – was going to get any better than this.
"You're a four-hundred-thousand-year-old baby," she repeated.
She didn't care if she left a five- year-old kid home alone, not when he was a four-hundred-thousand-year-old angel!
She'd been seen by a doctor who'd been dead twenty years, was babysitting a four-hundred-thousand-year-old angel, and the grim reaper spent the night on her couch.
In four hundred thousand years, he hadn't learned to answer a phone right?
Here's your cut-- two thousand and forty three dollars, Kevin said, and counted out the money on the desk.
Mother's about two thousand years old; but she carelessly lost track of her age a few centuries ago and skipped several hundreds.
No; a thousand times, no!
King Solomon lived three thousand years ago.
But it held a beautiful golden tripod that was worth more than a thousand fishes.
They lived more than two thousand years ago, and each one helped to make his country famous.
I think it is bigger by "twenty hundred thousand times" (my favorite number used by Shakespeare.)
The Open Directory Project—where fifty thousand editors try to organize the web into a directory of sites for no reward at all—comes instantly to mind.
Of the twenty thousand sales he has made in his career, he probably remembers a few hundred distinctly and a few thousand vaguely.
Ten years later, in 1959, Francois Genuys used an IBM 704 and calculated pi to more than fifteen thousand digits in just four hours.
One hundred thousand fans fill the stadium.
It was mentioned by the Hindus more than three thousand years ago (and some suggest they even inoculated against it).
The number of medical patents issued in 2010 was more than fifty thousand, an all-time record—and it almost certainly will be broken next year, then the next, and again the next.
Some of it is known, but the function of each of the thirty thousand genes has to be figured out one at a time.
Freecycle, Craigslist, and a thousand message boards achieve the same outcome.
If you are a farmer and work alone, you can only plant as much land as you can personally plow. You can do just a couple of thousand calories of work a day, consuming only the energy produced by the food you ate.
Calculating the actual, societal costs of fatty foods, alcohol, cars, pet ownership, mercury thermometers, air conditioning, solar panels, razor blades, jogging shoes, and ten thousand other things, and incorporating those costs in the prices as taxes would lead to a vastly more efficient allocation of resources.
Say the world has ten thousand burger flippers.
It doesn't matter what the law or the union or their mothers think about it: They can't get a thousand dollars per flip.
If we obtained this ten-thousand-fold increase simply by allowing specialization and dividing work up among people, then what astronomical gains will we achieve by outsourcing that work to robots capable of working with unimaginable precision at unimaginable speed?
The Nailmaker 2000 makes one hundred thousand an hour.
Fifteen years later, I got a computer with 4,000K (or 4MB) of memory, one thousand times the memory of my trusty VIC-20.
Imagine what we can do in the future with a thousand times more technological advancement.
(Of course, I can't go buy a thousand cans for $2,000 and have them worth $10,000 to me.
Not 20 percent better and 20 percent cheaper, but a thousand times better.
After the death of Gracchus, a conservative government under Sulla withdrew the subsidy, but shortly afterward, in a period of great unrest, restored it, and two hundred thousand persons stood in line.
It will be regarded as interest payments on the accumulated riches of one thousand years of technical and material progress.
Ultimately, workhouses would provide shelter to more than one hundred thousand paupers.
These foodstuffs alone contain sixty thousand calories, or two thousand calories a day for a month, for a total of $30.
An iron plow comes three thousand years later in 500 BC, along with intensive row cultivation.
The cotton gin, steel ploughs, tractors, combines, and a thousand other inventions would forever change the farm.
We stick a bunch of seeds in the ground and then treat a thousand acres of corn pretty much as a single unit.
The Byzantine army captured fifteen thousand prisoners.
Eventually Spartacus and many of his followers were killed and six thousand of his fellow rebelling slaves were crucified, a slow and agonizing form of death.
In terms of murders per one hundred thousand inhabitants, England fell from roughly twenty-three in the 1300s to about one today.
They can standardize in a thousand more ways to a world economy, while maintaining their values, traditions, and distinctions.
You still can buy it from the government's bookstore; a recent one ran about two thousand pages and cost about $200.
Nations will maintain their own traditions, holidays, music, idioms, diets, and a thousand things that make them different from other nations.
As education rises, a thousand other things rise with it: income, health, political engagement, and an overall concern for world affairs.
Think of how a few thousand years of human civilization got us to a certain amount of computational power.
If the whole world had only ten thousand people, how many breakthroughs would you expect?
With much love and thousand kisses.
I send you five thousand kisses, and more love than I can tell.
The tea brought more than two thousand dollars for the blind children.
There were about twenty-five thousand people at the game, and, when we went out, the noise was so terrific, we nearly jumped out of our skins, thinking it was the din of war, and not of a football game that we heard.
Dr. Keller distributed the extracts from the report that Mr. Anagnos sent me, and he could have disposed of a thousand if he had had them.
What we had supposed to be peaks were in reality a thousand glittering spires.
I have travelled a good deal in Concord; and everywhere, in shops, and offices, and fields, the inhabitants have appeared to me to be doing penance in a thousand remarkable ways.
I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.
Men say that a stitch in time saves nine, and so they take a thousand stitches today to save nine tomorrow.
Here goes lumber from the Maine woods, which did not go out to sea in the last freshet, risen four dollars on the thousand because of what did go out or was split up; pine, spruce, cedar--first, second, third, and fourth qualities, so lately all of one quality, to wave over the bear, and moose, and caribou.
And hark! here comes the cattle-train bearing the cattle of a thousand hills, sheepcots, stables, and cow-yards in the air, drovers with their sticks, and shepherd boys in the midst of their flocks, all but the mountain pastures, whirled along like leaves blown from the mountains by the September gales.
The water laves the shore as it did a thousand years ago.
That devilish Iron Horse, whose ear-rending neigh is heard throughout the town, has muddied the Boiling Spring with his foot, and he it is that has browsed off all the woods on Walden shore, that Trojan horse, with a thousand men in his belly, introduced by mercenary Greeks!
Michaux, more than thirty years ago, says that the price of wood for fuel in New York and Philadelphia "nearly equals, and sometimes exceeds, that of the best wood in Paris, though this immense capital annually requires more than three hundred thousand cords, and is surrounded to the distance of three hundred miles by cultivated plains."
They told me that in a good day they could get out a thousand tons, which was the yield of about one acre.
This heap, made in the winter of '46-7 and estimated to contain ten thousand tons, was finally covered with hay and boards; and though it was unroofed the following July, and a part of it carried off, the rest remaining exposed to the sun, it stood over that summer and the next winter, and was not quite melted till September, 1848.
At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.
I heard a robin in the distance, the first I had heard for many a thousand years, methought, whose note I shall not forget for many a thousand more--the same sweet and powerful song as of yore.
How many men are there to a square thousand miles in this country?
If a thousand men were not to pay their tax-bills this year, that would not be a violent and bloody measure, as it would be to pay them, and enable the State to commit violence and shed innocent blood.
You do not resist cold and hunger, the winds and the waves, thus obstinately; you quietly submit to a thousand similar necessities.
The thousand rubles I paid for Taras were not ill- spent.
He explained how an army, ninety thousand strong, was to threaten Prussia so as to bring her out of her neutrality and draw her into the war; how part of that army was to join some Swedish forces at Stralsund; how two hundred and twenty thousand Austrians, with a hundred thousand Russians, were to operate in Italy and on the Rhine; how fifty thousand Russians and as many English were to land at Naples, and how a total force of five hundred thousand men was to attack the French from different sides.
Kutuzov and the Austrian general were talking in low voices and Kutuzov smiled slightly as treading heavily he stepped down from the carriage just as if those two thousand men breathlessly gazing at him and the regimental commander did not exist.
We have fully concentrated forces of nearly seventy thousand men with which to attack and defeat the enemy should he cross the Lech.
* "Forty thousand men massacred and the army of our allies destroyed, and you find that a cause for jesting!"
He lets them enter the tÃªte-de-pont. * They spin him a thousand gasconades, saying that the war is over, that the Emperor Francis is arranging a meeting with Bonaparte, that they desire to see Prince Auersperg, and so on.
If Kutuzov decided to remain at Krems, Napoleon's army of one hundred and fifty thousand men would cut him off completely and surround his exhausted army of forty thousand, and he would find himself in the position of Mack at Ulm.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road.
Bonaparte himself, not trusting to his generals, moved with all the Guards to the field of battle, afraid of letting a ready victim escape, and Bagration's four thousand men merrily lighted campfires, dried and warmed themselves, cooked their porridge for the first time for three days, and not one of them knew or imagined what was in store for him.
Nor did he say to himself: "Pierre is a rich man, I must entice him to marry my daughter and lend me the forty thousand rubles I need."
Prince Vasili had come to the conclusion that it was necessary to throw this bone--a bill for thirty thousand rubles--to the poor princess that it might not occur to her to speak of his share in the affair of the inlaid portfolio.
By "what was due from the Ryazan estate" Prince Vasili meant several thousand rubles quitrent received from Pierre's peasants, which the prince had retained for himself.
The two Emperors, the Russian with his heir the Tsarevich, and the Austrian with the Archduke, inspected the allied army of eighty thousand men.
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.
The shouting grew still louder and merged into a general roar that only an army of several thousand men could produce.
Several thousand cavalry crossed in front of the infantry, who had to wait.
Rostov was horrified to hear later that of all that mass of huge and handsome men, of all those brilliant, rich youths, officers and cadets, who had galloped past him on their thousand-ruble horses, only eighteen were left after the charge.
Better die a thousand times than risk receiving an unkind look or bad opinion from him, Rostov decided; and sorrowfully and with a heart full despair he rode away, continually looking back at the Tsar, who still remained in the same attitude of indecision.
They hardly gave one another time to ask questions and give replies concerning a thousand little matters which could not interest anyone but themselves.
Orders were given to raise recruits, ten men in every thousand for the regular army, and besides this, nine men in every thousand for the militia.
On the previous Sunday the old count had given his son two thousand rubles, and though he always disliked speaking of money difficulties had told Nicholas that this was all he could let him have till May, and asked him to be more economical this time.
Instead of sixteen hundred rubles he had a long column of figures scored against him, which he had reckoned up to ten thousand, but that now, as he vaguely supposed, must have risen to fifteen thousand.
In reality it already exceeded twenty thousand rubles.
Twenty-one rubles, he said, pointing to the figure twenty-one by which the total exceeded the round sum of forty-three thousand; and taking up a pack he prepared to deal.
Rostov submissively unbent the corner of his card and, instead of the six thousand he had intended, carefully wrote twenty-one.
"You owe forty-three thousand, Count," said Dolokhov, and stretching himself he rose from the table.
At that moment she was oblivious of her surroundings, and from her smiling lips flowed sounds which anyone may produce at the same intervals and hold for the same time, but which leave you cold a thousand times and the thousand and first time thrill you and make you weep.
He filled the girls' albums with verses and music, and having at last sent Dolokhov the whole forty-three thousand rubles and received his receipt, he left at the end of November, without taking leave of any of his acquaintances, to overtake his regiment which was already in Poland.
The head of the garrison at Glogau, with ten thousand men, asks the King of Prussia what he is to do if he is summoned to surrender....
Despite Count Bezukhov's enormous wealth, since he had come into an income which was said to amount to five hundred thousand rubles a year, Pierre felt himself far poorer than when his father had made him an allowance of ten thousand rubles.
A thousand times no!
He received ten thousand rubles a year, but now resolved to take only two thousand and leave the rest to repay the debt to his parents.
"Yes, the oak is right, a thousand times right," thought Prince Andrew.
Berg smiled meekly, kissed the count on the shoulder, and said that he was very grateful, but that it was impossible for him to arrange his new life without receiving thirty thousand in ready money.
"Or at least twenty thousand, Count," he added, "and then a note of hand for only sixty thousand."
Only excuse me, my dear fellow, I'll give you twenty thousand and a note of hand for eighty thousand as well.
But once the countess called her son and informed him that she had a promissory note from Anna Mikhaylovna for two thousand rubles, and asked him what he thought of doing with it.
Leaped a fearful place; what a sight when they rushed from the covert... the horse worth a thousand rubles and the rider beyond all price!
A thousand times during that half-hour Rostov cast eager and restless glances over the edge of the wood, with the two scraggy oaks rising above the aspen undergrowth and the gully with its water-worn side and "Uncle's" cap just visible above the bush on his right.
There, it has beaten them all, the thousand-ruble as well as the one-ruble borzois.
There are your thousand-ruble ones....
"My dear fellow, with our five hundred thousand troops it should be easy to have a good style," returned Count Rostopchin.
(He was Duport, who received sixty thousand rubles a year for this art.)
He was convinced that, as a duck is so made that it must live in water, so God had made him such that he must spend thirty thousand rubles a year and always occupy a prominent position in society.
Anatole had a passport, an order for post horses, ten thousand rubles he had taken from his sister and another ten thousand borrowed with Dolokhov's help.
And Anatole and Dolokhov, when they had money, would give him a thousand or a couple of thousand rubles.
You have not two hundred thousand men, and I have three times that number.
I give you my word of honor," said Napoleon, forgetting that his word of honor could carry no weight--"I give you my word of honor that I have five hundred and thirty thousand men this side of the Vistula.
There are eighty thousand of them and they fight like lions.
Having heard that Count Mamonov was furnishing a regiment, Bezukhov at once informed Rostopchin that he would give a thousand men and their maintenance.
They say the other day Matthew Ivanych Platov drove them into the river Marina and drowned some eighteen thousand in one day.
With fifteen thousand men I held the enemy at bay for thirty-five hours and beat him; but he would not hold out even for fourteen hours.
If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
Consider that on our retreat we have lost by fatigue and left in the hospital more than fifteen thousand men, and had we attacked this would not have happened.
He stormed fortresses with thirty thousand men.
It was said that Mamonov's regiment would cost him eight hundred thousand rubles, and that Bezukhov had spent even more on his, but that the best thing about Bezukhov's action was that he himself was going to don a uniform and ride at the head of his regiment without charging anything for the show.
Before the battle of Borodino our strength in proportion to the French was about as five to six, but after that battle it was little more than one to two: previously we had a hundred thousand against a hundred and twenty thousand; afterwards little more than fifty thousand against a hundred thousand.
And why were all efforts exhausted and six thousand men sacrificed to defend it till late at night on the twenty-fourth?
Out of an army of a hundred thousand we must expect at least twenty thousand wounded, and we haven't stretchers, or bunks, or dressers, or doctors enough for six thousand.
We have ten thousand carts, but we need other things as well--we must manage as best we can!
Yet from among these men twenty thousand are doomed to die, and they wonder at my hat!
For me tomorrow means this: a Russian army of a hundred thousand and a French army of a hundred thousand have met to fight, and the thing is that these two hundred thousand men will fight and the side that fights more fiercely and spares itself least will win.
The chief action of the battle of Borodino was fought within the seven thousand feet between Borodino and Bagration's fleches.
The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third composed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, Tuscans, Romans, inhabitants of the Thirty-second Military Division, of Bremen, of Hamburg, and so on: it included scarcely a hundred and forty thousand who spoke French.
The troops were moving on, leaving about ten thousand wounded behind them.
You said yourself that we have a hundred thousand rubles' worth of things in the house.
In my three shops here I have a hundred thousand rubles' worth of goods.
In very few words Nicholas bought seventeen picked stallions for six thousand rubles--to serve, as he said, as samples of his remounts.
From General Wintzingerode's reports, I see that an enemy corps of ten thousand men is moving on the Petersburg road.
Another corps of several thousand men is moving on Dmitrov.
The French generals lost touch with the Russian army of sixty thousand men, and according to Thiers it was only eventually found, like a lost pin, by the skill--and apparently the genius--of Murat.
Thirty thousand devils!... the convoy guards began cursing and the French soldiers, with fresh virulence, drove away with their swords the crowd of prisoners who were gazing at the dead man.
Ill with fever he went to Smolensk with twenty thousand men to defend the town against Napoleon's whole army.
To be able to go a thousand miles he must imagine that something good awaits him at the end of those thousand miles.
But that native land was too far off, and for a man going a thousand miles it is absolutely necessary to set aside his final goal and to say to himself: "Today I shall get to a place twenty-five miles off where I shall rest and spend the night," and during the first day's journey that resting place eclipses his ultimate goal and attracts all his hopes and desires.
From Moscow to Vyazma the French army of seventy-three thousand men not reckoning the Guards (who did nothing during the whole war but pillage) was reduced to thirty-six thousand, though not more than five thousand had fallen in battle.
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.
To them the words of Miloradovich seem very interesting, and so do their surmises and the rewards this or that general received; but the question of those fifty thousand men who were left in hospitals and in graves does not even interest them, for it does not come within the range of their investigation.
So it was at Krasnoe, where they expected to find one of the three French columns and stumbled instead on Napoleon himself with sixteen thousand men.
All along the road groups of French prisoners captured that day (there were seven thousand of them) were crowding to warm themselves at campfires.
An infantry regiment which had left Tarutino three thousand strong but now numbered only nine hundred was one of the first to arrive that night at its halting place--a village on the highroad.
The first time he had recourse to his new judge was when a French prisoner, a colonel, came to him and, after talking a great deal about his exploits, concluded by making what amounted to a demand that Pierre should give him four thousand francs to send to his wife and children.
Within a week Moscow already had fifteen thousand inhabitants, in a fortnight twenty-five thousand, and so on.
Nicholas accepted thirty thousand rubles offered him by his brother-in- law Bezukhov to pay off debts he regarded as genuinely due for value received.
"There are a thousand reasons why," laying special emphasis on the why.
"You know, Mary, today Elias Mitrofanych" (this was his overseer) "came back from the Tambov estate and told me they are already offering eighty thousand rubles for the forest."
We are so accustomed to that idea and have become so used to it that the question: why did six hundred thousand men go to fight when Napoleon uttered certain words, seems to us senseless.
If in a thousand years even one man in a million could act freely, that is, as he chose, it is evident that one single free act of that man's in violation of the laws governing human action would destroy the possibility of the existence of any laws for the whole of humanity.
It was stuffed with one thousand dollar bills – fifty of them.
I can think of a thousand scenes and places in history I'd visit!
I'm sure Ethel Reagan had a thousand more questions but she didn't press me.
A thousand dollars sounds fair, don't you think?
Wherever he is, it's more than a thousand miles from here.
A thousand thought and memories shuffled through my brain like black jack deck.
A couple of thousand eyes have looked and gotten zilch.
My mind was like a thousand pieces of shattered glass, impossible to make whole.
But there will be a few thousand bad guys within a stone's throw of us …" "Pull in everything we can from the east coast sectors," Dusty said.
But two thousand innocent people, down to the family dog.
You'd think after oh, a few thousand years, you'd remember, Jule.
This would be the first year he'd gone into the negative in a thousand of years.
About a hundred years of a weekly paper—that's about five thousand copies.
Though she couldn't recall the thousand-year process it took to reach this very place, she knew the end results.
This compass is only a few thousand years old.
The pod was well-insulated; she didn't feel the three-thousand-degree temperatures a foot from her.
With the town's elevation near eight thousand feet, plenty of snow was to be expected.
Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.
With more than thirty thousand genes in your body, you can't expect them all to have cool names.
He predicts that within twenty years, the first person to live to one thousand will be born.
This is the reason he is poor; and for a similar reason we are all poor in respect to a thousand savage comforts, though surrounded by luxuries.
Undoubtedly, in this case, what is true for one is truer still for a thousand, as a large house is not proportionally more expensive than a small one, since one roof may cover, one cellar underlie, and one wall separate several apartments.
Forty thousand serfs and millions of rubles!
And there will be two hundred thousand of them.
There might be a thousand explanations for what she had witnessed, but only one came to mind.
I wish you'd stop acting like I had a thousand guys on the string.
Impressive. Haven't seen one in a few thousand years.
I'm a four-hundred-thousand-year-old angel.
Now, less than twenty years later, a drive one thousand times larger is $70.
Maybe they found cocaine on her and she needed twenty-five thousand to get out of jail.
Images of Kris, his only love in two thousand years, swam through his thoughts.