two-and-twenty love

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  • I have seen many men strip, in gymnasium and training quarters, men of good blood and upbringing, but I have never seen one who stripped to better advantage than this young sot of two-and-twenty, this young god doomed to rack and ruin in four or five short years, and to pass hence without posterity to receive the splendid heritage it was his to bequeath.

    A MAN AND THE ABYSS

  • In German, 21 is einundzwanzig, or one-and-twenty, 22 is zweiundzwanzig, or two-and-twenty; and this continues with the unit value preceding the tens value all the way up to 99.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • The man who entered was young, some two-and-twenty at the outside, well-groomed and trimly clad, with something of refine - ment and delicacy in his bearing.

    Sole Music

  • In German, 21 is einundzwanzig, or one-and-twenty, 22 is zweiundzwanzig, or two-and-twenty; and this continues with the unit value preceding the tens value all the way up to 99.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • In German, 21 is einundzwanzig, or one-and-twenty, 22 is zweiundzwanzig, or two-and-twenty; and this continues with the unit value preceding the tens value all the way up to 99.

    HERE’S LOOKING AT EUCLID

  • Replied he, O Kings of the Age, the strangest thing that happened to me was that one day, two-and-twenty years ago, I snatched a girl who belonged to the Holy City; she was gifted with beauty and comeliness, despite that she was but a servant and was clad in threadbare clothes, with a piece of camlet-cloth on her head.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • This young man was about two-and-twenty years old, remarkably finely-formed and athletic — qualities well understood by the citizens of Constantinople, whose habits of frequenting the public games had taught them at least an acquaintance with the human person, and where, in the select of their own countrymen, they saw the handsomest specimens of the human race.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • There are two-and-twenty branches: (1) holding fast to the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • To go wrong at two-and-twenty means spoiling your future; is it not tearing the gown you must wear?

    Domestic Peace

  • You are two-and-twenty, my dear child, and you ought to have been married nearly three years since.

    The Ball at Sceaux

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