She was two years younger then.
It had been two years since their mother had died - three since their father had run off with that harlot.
I spent enough time out here a few years ago.
Seven years had passed.
My father lived to be ninety years old, and he never went on no fat diet.
I was so busy following the road map I made so many years ago that I didn't notice it was outdated.
But it took a good many years for them to grow as large and fine as they are now.
Howard was a good ten years older and had far more important things on his mind – like his new position as partner at the law firm.
It is only really about twenty years old.
It reminded her of those days, years ago, when the family laughed and talked to each other.
It seems like years since I saw you last.
I graduated two years ahead of her and didn't keep in touch.
He's thirty-six years old and starting life over; he's an empty box.
"I've dreamed of this for years," he said.
He watched for quite a while, until the model reached a level that had taken him years of apprenticeship under his father to achieve.
When the Soviet Union dissolved only two years later, not with a bang but with a whimper, we were slack-jawed with surprise.
Twenty-five years ago, I had never seen a mobile phone.
I'm going-- " "He's gone weak after all these years at battle and lost sight of winning back our planet!
He's been doing it for many years.
A person could change a lot in a few years, especially when they were that young.
He looks to be about twelve years old.
After fifteen bachelor years with Fred O'Connor he had heard it all.
With planning and diligence, his business would be on its feet in a few years and she would be working in the pediatric ward at the hospital.
They were offering more than she could make after several years' experience at the hospital in Tulsa.
It felt like five hundred years in Hell.
His father may have betrayed mine, but he has been loyal for all these years we've been exiled.
He wondered if years of disappointment had driven his most trusted friend away as greed did Ne'Rin's father.
That they were going to some other planet millions of light years from earth because Romas knew a few good men they'd like to hook her up with?
She'd known Evelyn since they were in elementary school, and she'd been renting a room from her for the past two years since graduating high school.
You can make fun of that stuff, but a lot of wild things happened around this old mining town a hundred years ago.
"That's nice," said Fred O'Connor, who had zero tradition, at least as far has Dean had learned in the fifteen years he'd lived with the old man.
A'Ran and Kisolm have been competing against each other for years.
A'Ran sent for his sisters to meet them outside the small dwelling they had taken refuge in several years ago.
She needed a workout; maybe she could learn to use a sword instead of kickboxing, which she'd been doing regularly for years.
She found herself sketching him as she'd seen him in the vision from what felt like years ago when they walked hand-in-hand on the dead planet.
The two had shared Dean's bachelorhood for fifteen years until Dean, an ex-Pennsylvania police detective married Cynthia Byrne seven months earlier.
One hundred years ago the stream was damned by the Ouray Electric Power and Light Company.
Seems she and her sister have been chasing after this long lost relative for years.
"'Prodigal' daughter, who's been dead a hundred years," Dean answered.
One note described in two sentences a Sunday trip to the Public Gardens while another mentioned three years had passed since the sisters had seen one another.
Just think, great-grand-nieces of the woman who wrote these here letters to Ouray a hundred years ago.
I can't think who else would have used it in the last hundred years.
This was a hundred years ago.
Maybe she did write it years earlier and it really is her practice work, he offered.
The Civil War was over thirty-odd years before this was written.
I'm Annie, standing in my parlor, a hundred years ago.
Instead, they literally forced her to wed Jerome Shipton, a widowed family friend twelve years her senior.
Only for a few years.
But within twenty years, it had faded as rapidly as it had grown.
The note was undated and if there was a return address or an envelope, it was lost over the years.
He is seventy-six years old!
The caliph, Al Mansur, lived nearly twelve hundred years ago.
He was eight years old when he heard about the ride of Paul Revere and the famous fight at Lexington.
Andrew Jackson was then a tall white-haired boy, thirteen years old.
All this happened many years ago in New Britain, Connecticut.
He worked many years as a blacksmith and studied books whenever he had a spare moment.
He was a very little boy, but before he was three years old he could read quite well.
When eight years of age he was the best scholar at the famous school at Harrow.
When Cyrus was twelve years old he went with his mother to Media to visit his grandfather.
He lived two hundred years ago, and was famous for his courage in defending his country.
Ten years later, in Somalia, the last natural case of smallpox occurred.
Two years later, an anthrax vaccine; the year after that, a rabies vaccine.
The number of pharmaceutical patents issued in 2010 was also more than fifty thousand—also an all-time record, and also likely to be broken again and again in the years to come.
The summer you two came up here, I had a major crush on my handsome California cousin but you were seven years older than me and didn't know I existed.
What vocational opportunities are available for an almost-priest who's been out of this world for a few years?
He picked at his food while the rest of us wolfed down stacks of pancakes and melt in your mouth sausage, the finest breakfast I'd eaten in years.
Was this what I experienced for three years?
I have years to make up, dreams and fantasies to fulfill.
We will do much more in the next twenty years than in the preceding one hundred.
After that, more in five years than those twenty.
Some years ago, a few people taking Wellbutrin reported that their cravings for cigarettes diminished.
Fifty years later, the human genome was decoded.
He predicts that within twenty years, the first person to live to one thousand will be born.
"Robot" is a term almost one hundred years old, created in fiction before becoming a reality.
Taken together, those findings suggest that almost all economic growth in the last 120-plus years was from technology.
Fifteen years later, I got a computer with 4,000K (or 4MB) of memory, one thousand times the memory of my trusty VIC-20.
In just a few years, virtually all phones will be camera phones.
It was twelve years ago.
I lived there two years and two months.
We've been married for nearly five years, and we just made love.
She was only a month into two years old, but she was big for her age.
The car was six years old now, but it was in good shape and still had low mileage.
Not even a path had existed here when she lived in the area five years ago.
Where I've lived for the last two years, thanks to him.
Having spent most of his years in battle, he understood when a traditional approach would not work with an unusual opponent.
He's known nothing else in all these years.
I've been picked over six years, but our family is known to be especially long lived.
Dialysis came a few years later, then chemotherapy, then the defibrillator, then the polio vaccine; then came cloning, then a kidney transplant.
The very fact that we have debated in recent years whether we can use torture to get information that will save lives is a sign of the effects of civilization.
I was then twelve years old.
It still makes me cry when I think of Annie, even after fifteen years.
You and I spent hours together, for years and years.
He came up to the cabin the week before he was leaving for the seminary, four or five years later.
God, it was a hundred years ago.
He's four years older than I am.
Goodness, I haven't heard that name in years!
It was the first occasion the dream took place close to the present time; less than four years ago!
But if Quinn got drunk and slept with Betsy, like years ago, you'd understand and forgive her, wouldn't you?
I used them a lot over the years, not always to the FBI liking which didn't help my career but I found they often work.
I'll tell you; it's been years and millions of bucks.
I'd love to be just a mom, at least the first few years.
I remembered passing through the small city on ski trips to Vermont during my college years.
We were each given shares of stock, fully paid for, that would provide substantial dividends for future years.
The home, now known as Eight Maples Farm, had been a gathering place for travelers seeking good music and refreshments, over two hundred years ago.
They covered a period of twenty years.
He served about a dozen years for rape in California and dropped out of sight after he was released.
Invest it well and it might get her a couple of years, the way prices keep going up.
I haven't seen him in ten years.
We've been stalking guys like him with some success for years, the old fashioned way.
Then there's a break of several years.
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.
Thomas O'Malley, presumed to be her father, died fifteen years ago.
For two hundred years the mountain has attracted visitors from miles away.
Maybe not on your own for a few years but you'd be welcomed to help with her while I do my house work.
Martha's talking about what happened years ago.
I haven't been this frightened since I was seven years old and got locked in our cellar.
This Volt-Wheel has been around a half dozen years.
I figured these abductions mirror some old case, and then there's a time break of a few years, like he was away.
He was the person suspected of murdering Howie's sister, Annie, fifteen years ago.
It was a community where I could see Betsy and me raising children and watching grandchildren while four distinct seasons rolled slowly by, marking the years one by one.
After he spent years in prison, he was released last summer, in California.
Never in my twenty-nine years of white bread life had I encountered anything remotely similar to the fear I felt as that knife pressed in me.
He may have been doing his dirty deeds twenty years or more.
Annie died years ago.
Three facilities were in nearby Swanzy; a town where we'd considered buying a home what seemed like years, not months, ago.
The beautiful granite structure of South Station was opened in 1899 and within ten years, was the busiest train station in the United States.
This goes back many years.
I served my time, all twelve years, three months and sixteen days of it, but it pales in the face of suffering I poured on these young ladies.
I haven't heard that name in fifteen years.
Was it possible this was the same killer we were tracking, fifteen years later?
Lots pass by up there in a dozen years.
Do you suppose any of these relatives Howie is trying to reach will be as candid about his early years as Reverend Humphries?
It remains as I remember from years gone by.
All four trips brought him back several years in the past.
I discussed my proposal with Molly who with wisdom beyond her years, agreed.
She has begun seeing someone; a young man who does grounds keeping work at the Country Club and is a half dozen years her junior.
What a waste of five years.
Just because I dropped at your feet whenever you called for five years doesn't mean I'll do it now.
She'd fallen for him the day she met him seven years ago.
He was her world, but she'd been nothing more than an afterthought, strung along with promises for years.
"You've been inseparable for ten years," she said.
He'd been Damian's most trusted executioner for thousands of years.
In all his years, he hadn't found anything as soothing to his nerves as a woman's silky skin, heady scent, and warm body.
He'd served as Damian's executioner for thousands of years, a position he found fitting for his general dislike of the human capacity for evil.
In all their years together, they'd never been out of communication more than a few days.
It left him more hands-on with the western front than he'd been in hundreds of years.
I've been studying culinary arts for a few years and recently decided to branch out on my own.
He hadn't paid much attention to any woman in many, many years, but couldn't help thinking her one of the most attractive he'd ever met.
He'd never heard of anything like it in all his years.
It had something to do with the beautiful woman before him who made him feel for the first time in years.
At barely ten years old, he'd been too weak to fight off full-grown men, too weak to protect her.
For the first time in years, he found himself wondering what it would be like to feel again.
She was fully a part of him when they touched, as if he'd been missing more than a piece of his soul all these years and just now realized it.
She'd spent the past four hundred years in college, gleefully learning more and more and working out of the lab he'd funded for her.
I'll update your address list virtually over the next few years.
There was a reason he'd severed his connection to his emotions all those years ago.
Every few years, he had to move anyway; they all did, for security reasons.
Dusty didn't know if a few months of Darian having his own mind back were enough to erase thousands of years under the control of another.
Speck shifted away from him, a response Dusty was accustomed to after thousands of years as Damian's lead executioner.
We've never been able to transform a vamp into a human in thousands of years.
The memory-- fuzzy for fifteen years-- grew crisp, and surprise and hope went through her as she recalled the night that'd changed everything.
He felt the loss already, a pain similar to the loss of his sister so many years ago.
With a frown, she wondered why she'd never seen it before, why she wasted seven years trying to make things work with someone who couldn't hold a candle to the man she was meant to be with.
Not sure how, when you've been nagging me for thousands of years.
I've been expecting you for years.
He hadn't visited the Guardians' Irish station in years, mainly because Ireland had no regular vamp population.
The manor house had been built several hundred years ago, and every room but hers was a reflection of her father's wealth.
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.
You remember what I've taught you all these years?
It's been ten years since I first told you this.
It was one of the many oddities about her father that she'd accepted over the years.
For the first time in thousands of years, he remembered what real pain felt like.
I did for many, many years.
He's been working on the same team for years.
"Ten years or so," he replied.
I'd known him for a few years, even if it was only in passing.
What she knew was that her father and his lies had skewed her outlook on her world for ten years.
Certain creatures with unlimited power and motivations thousands of years in the making weren't what Damian really needed right now.
Darian didn't remember it any more than he remembered much of the thousands of years he spend enslaved by Jonny's predecessor.
She hadn't cried in years, unless it was out of pain from a particularly bad beating.
Jake wiped his mouth the way he did when he'd admitted to cheating on her four years ago.
The same woman who would die in twenty-three years from ovarian cancer.
He recognized the procedure but hadn't heard of it being used since before his brother, Darian, had died thousands of years ago.
"There haven't been any in tens of thousands of years," Damian said slowly.
"You've got a rat," he said, reviewing the past hundred years of battles depicted on the map.
To the three of them, the drastic changes that occurred over such a short time span after thousands of years of no change were a warning sign.
They'd had a falling out a few hundred years before and hadn't spoken since.
You'd think after oh, a few thousand years, you'd remember, Jule.
I passed that mark a few hundred thousand years ago.
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.
Impressive. Haven't seen one in a few thousand years.
There was a reason he banned thoughts of Darian and Claire from his mind, an instinct he'd never been able to face in all the years since Darian's death.
This would be the first year he'd gone into the negative in a thousand of years.
Thousands of years hadn't given him much insight into a woman's way of thinking, but this he knew without a doubt.
He touched her face, exhausted for the first time in years.
He's been my friend for almost t…ten years.
She took the hint but wondered who had hurt him so badly that he still bore a grudge thousands of years later.
My love, we've been destined for each other since I wed your brother thousands of years ago.
Our European front has been growing progressively weaker the past hundred years.
We had three in the last class, more than we've seen in a few hundred years.
"We've waited many years for you, ikira," Levi said.
Long-buried rage was bubbling upward, along with the tiny instinct he'd squashed thousands of years ago.
Claire's been on the European front for a hundred years.
The words were familiar, the same words he'd spoken to Dusty thousands of years ago, when he'd discovered the youth who was not yet a man on a slave trader's block, bloodied and weeping for the family he'd just lost.
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.
Their war, it's been going on for thousands of years.
He's been after bad guys for thousands of years, and he's never gone to the Dark Side or quit or anything.
Even after thousands of years he was reliving the pain of his brother's death.
Just when I start to like you … you know, it's amazing even a man who's thousands of years old can act like a twelve-year-old.
It was something normal people did during this time of year, something she'd done every year for twenty-three years.
That's the number of Guardians you've killed directly with your actions over the past few thousand years.
You've had tens of thousands of years to get rid of me.
Two years, or just under.
"Maybe in two years …" Sofia saw her pain and couldn't help but empathize.
"Maybe in two years …" Traci said again.
I've been spying on the thoughts of humanity for thousands of years.
It's taken thousands of years, but I'm glad you finally showed up.
The energy around them was lively; they were brothers whose bond was formed during their years in the bowels of hell.
He'd tucked away the necklace thousands of years ago after finding it among the pieces of his brother's body.
With Claire's death, he'd avenged his brother and righted the wrong made thousands of years ago.
You can't fix a war that's been on for hundreds of thousands of years.
The man hiding in the corner of her mind, he whose death plagued Damian for thousands of years.
You were born two years apart.
Before she started to drift into an in-between place, she saw Darian stand and look around, awake for the first time in thousands of years.
His world was one of confusion, his memories overwhelming as the dam that had been in place for thousands of years crumbled.
"He's been abused for thousands of years," the Watcher said, pausing beside the still, scarred man and resting a hand on his head.
Darkyn has been spinning out of control for many years.
The Immortal who posed as her only friend and surgeon for years – who also nearly killed her – stood before her.
Deidre looked around, struck by how different the place she lived for two years felt.
How many days, months, years had she prayed for a miracle like the one in her hand?
What if the silly, innocent, clueless little girl you spent years lying to actually had something that you need to leave here?
The knowledge made her want to scream, knowing she'd spent years blindly letting him talk to her like this and encourage her with pretty words, while he ensured the tumor in her head killed her.
"Didn't think this silly little girl that believed your lies for years had it in her?" she asked in a bitter tone.
Oh, to have had this instinct years ago, when she met Wynn!
"You'll have to trust me, Wynn, the way I trusted you for all those years," she continued in a hushed voice.
The demons remaining were all young and loyal, trained by him over the years.
She waited thousands of years and worked with both Dark Ones to make it happen.
I guess what made the biggest impression was watching you and her over the course of thousands of years.
There are a few creatures I've collected over the years that interest me.
You are looking well, Zamon, for being a million years old.
But you sent him into the middle of Hell for thousands of years.
"You figured that out after a week, and I know nothing after thousands of years," Deidre whispered.
Forty years old and having a baby!
He was the most talented player the small Ouray school had produced in years.
It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.
It was as if rescuing these long forgotten remains from oblivion would somehow prove such a resurrection from years of absolute dark and loneliness would make anything possible.
I rented a room from his mother for years when I'd visit out here summers.
I haven't put up with you for fifteen years not to know when you're worried.
Yeah. There's things that happened a hundred years ago and are best left be.
I might have pulled your leg a time or two, but we've got along pretty good over the years keeping stuff to ourselves.
That was years ago!
It's been like that since—God, junior high school—six, seven years!
At least Randy and Jen had years of history together, most of their education behind them, and what would ultimately prove to be supportive parents.
About a hundred years of a weekly paper—that's about five thousand copies.
God love him—he had followed the Boston Red Sox for sixty years and couldn't even dream of ever being there himself.
That's what they've been doing for the past three years.
He bought the land in chunks over the years.
The land went to his wife but then she died a few years later.
I looked up the ownership but the records were nearly fifty years old.
They smell like they spent years on the ground.
According to Martha, no one has been near that mine in years.
He owned it for years.
It will take years for them to come back to life at this elevation.
The winter had been exceptionally clear of late snow and the high mountain passes that in many years remained closed until July had been cleared weeks earlier this spring.
Bumpin' Bertha here doesn't make very good time but she's been getting the job done for a lot of years.
I drove the trip for fifteen years, when I started coming back to Ouray again.
After Ralph died in 1980, I remembered our good times in Colorado forty years before when we were kids, and I started coming back.
I've been visiting the San Juans every summer now for the last twenty years.
"You should have bought real estate twenty years ago," Dean offered.
It looks like a hole in the ground that hasn't been touched in thirty years or more.
Whatever happened occurred forty years ago.
Years. Ten, twenty, fifty.
Dean considered a further prompt, but a dozen years of dealing with attorneys taught him it would be both unsuccessful and unwise.
At least he was, years ago, and he's moved back here.
Seems it's been rented for years.
Cancer. She died thirteen years ago.
I don't give a damn about what might have happened years ago!
No one found the remains for forty years!
Switching the bones and killing him in the first place are two different acts—forty years apart.
Let's say the mine was closed up for years and only recently broken into.
That young man has been in the water fight for years.
That's over fifty years ago!
No, the water fight goes back years and years.
I couldn't find nothing on Josh without a last name, but Ed Plotke was in the phone book for six years between 1956 and 1962.
The bones are probably forty years old.
He'd only been here once, years before, but he told me he owned land and one day he'd settle in the town.
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.
When we married, I was twenty-eight and he was fifty-two—nearly twice my age—two years older than my father!
We couldn't have been happier, and it never changed for a moment for the whole twelve years before he died.
But that doesn't mean we didn't love each other or have a super twelve years together.
They became great friends over the years.
If your bones belong to someone who impregnated a young girl years ago, why do you care now?
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?
Besides, if you buy her story of years of happy marriage, it doesn't point to any untoward reason for Dawkins to seek her out before meeting her.
It was a young man's—or woman's—game, although Dean doubted he'd have joined the contest, at least not willingly, even in his careless years.
They'd been in the mine for forty years.
They crossed Canyon Creek and the site of an avalanche a few years earlier, now evidenced by the rubble of broken, twisted trees and displaced earth.
Then she asked, Why do you say the bones are forty years old?
The Lucky Pup has apparently been sealed up for the last forty years until someone—kids, we think—broke into the mine this spring.
It wasn't a new sight—he'd spent far too many years as a police officer not to have seen it, uncounted but never forgotten times.
God, that was nearly ten years ago!
If anyone would know happenings forty years ago, those guys would.
I did you the favor of running your prints years ago.
Fitzgerald listed a college degree, birth in Ouray, and nineteen years in law enforcement, the last eleven in administrative duty.
Dean "attended" college, served in the military, and was employed by the Parkside, Pennsylvania Police Department for fifteen years.
He highlighted some of the teenage antidrug and alcohol programs he'd worked with over the years.
I haven't been up that way in years.
That's been a dry hole for sixty years, Roger said.
He was around Ouray for ten years or so.
They were only here four or five years in the late fifties, Charlie said.
One logical candidate was the offspring of Edith Plotke and Josh Mulligan: someone forty years old, perhaps a red head.
He did the math—married seven years, divorced ten years— depending on her age when she married, she might be a young-looking forty.
Mr. Westlake never married and taught high school history for thirty years.
Ralph's been dead for years and a son runs the business now.
Certainly he has no ties to Josh Mulligan of forty years ago, or the Dawkins, or the Lucky Pup mine.
I had a brother Bobbie, ten years older than me.
I thought she had years to go.
A hundred years ago, there had been a homestead known as Thistle Farm there, but no remnants remained.
Dean had run Fred's prints, but as Fred pointed out, it had been many years ago.
He knew who I was when we first talked at the basketball game, but it was years later he told me about it.
He couldn't hold a candle to my real father—the one who was there for me all those years.
If they don't belong to Josh Mulligan, they could be years older than the 1960's.
You could probably fix a date within a few years at least.
Perhaps the body is much younger—only ten or twenty or thirty years old.
Even his many years absence from visiting Ouray no longer eliminated him as a suspect now that the age of the bones was uncertain.
"That dates our skeleton twenty or more years older than the1960's," Dean said.
He knew without Martha's map he'd never remember the various turns he and Cynthia had taken to where the skeleton had reposed for over fifty years.
Why all this business with the bones now, after all these years?
It was over fifty years later.
You've been coming to Ouray for twenty years.
You could have done something about the skeleton years before now.
The mine was sealed up for years.
The trunks had been there for two years with no one touching them.
Aunt Helen died a few years later.
Why go back into the mine after all these years and take the chance of swapping the bones and getting caught?
Brandon's feelings about the event were intense, even after all those years.
She recalled nothing beyond her human age of twenty-six years.
Many years ago, she figured out the opposite was true: they had issues, because she wasn't human.
He didn't answer to her anymore, as he had for thousands of years.
After all their years together, he didn't trust that she would do what she had to in order for them to be together.
Not many people thought differently of the first Ancient Immortal, who had led the Council with six of his sons for many years before being killed.
It was a blow to him, considering he'd worked with many of them for thousands of years.
Gabriel thought back to the three items he'd discovered in her jewelry box: the compass, a soul and the tarnished ring he gave her hundreds of years ago.
I only have twenty-six years' worth of memories, thanks to Darkyn.
That he understood now how he needed to break rules from time-to-time to preserve his domain was gratifying after years of him judging her for it.
Except I can't remember anything beyond my twenty-six years.
The human I created twenty six years ago.
I waited tens of thousands of years for one of us to have the mating tattoo appear.
It had been where Wynn, the father of all the Immortals on the Council, had lain for hundreds of years before being dragged out by Sasha, the son who betrayed them all to Darkyn.
Gabriel squinted, unaccustomed to so much light after all his years in the underworld.
She hated not being able to read his mind and see his thoughts, the way she had for the thousands of years they served the underworld together.
But she remembered everything from the past twenty-six years.
He'd been the one to deliver his friend to Hell many years ago.
This is the first time we've had an honest discussion in about a million years.
The human lived here for a few years with a boyfriend that one of Darkyn's demons killed.
Gabriel was reminded of the many times he'd expressed something human to the goddess he'd loved for thousands of years.
He couldn't help feeling angry with the goddess who set this all up or escape the emotion he felt knowing his mate was the woman he'd loved for thousands of years.
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.
Whatever it was, I apologize for hurting you so much that you bore a grudge for thousands of years.