six-and-thirty love

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  • At the age of six-and-thirty, or thereabouts, she was a beautiful woman still, by reason of the rare perfection of the outlines of her face, and at this moment light and warmth and happiness filled it with preternatural brightness.

    A Woman of Thirty

  • At one-and-twenty, in all the splendor of youth and beauty, Augustine saw herself deserted for a woman of six-and-thirty.

    At the Sign of the Cat and Racket

  • The unconscious Commissioners were walking about and talking to one another, just over the six-and-thirty barrels of gunpowder.

    A Child's History of England

  • Upon this, the conspirators, who with all their digging and digging had not yet dug through the tremendously thick wall, changed their plan; hired that cellar, which was directly under the House of Lords; put six-and-thirty barrels of gunpowder in it, and covered them over with fagots and coals.

    A Child's History of England

  • Though Mariette was horribly ugly and six-and-thirty, she had inherited several plots of land.

    Albert Savarus

  • Mamma had sunk a sum of four hundred pounds in the purchase of an annuity at this office, which paid her no less than six-and-thirty pounds a year, when no other company in London would give her more than twenty-four.

    The Great Hoggarty Diamond

  • In a word, the youth slept for six-and-thirty hours at an elongation; and the Sunday sun was shining and the bells of the hundred churches of Cologne were clinking and tolling in pious festivity, and the burghers and burgheresses of the town were trooping to vespers and morning service when Otto awoke.

    Burlesques

  • My guns, therefore (with their six-and-thirty miserable charges of shot) were dragged round to the point at which

    Burlesques

  • When Seingalt engaged a man for six-and-thirty hours without leaving the table, do you think he showed no courage?

    The Memoires of Barry Lyndon

  • Saturday was their grand night; not but that they met on all other nights in the week when inclined for festivity: and indeed some of them could not come on Saturdays in the summer having elegant villas in the suburbs, where they passed the six-and-thirty hours of recreation that are happily to be found at the end of every week.

    Mens Wives

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