Sentence Examples with the word seventy-one

In 1872 Airy conceived the idea of treating the lunar theory in a new way, and at the age of seventy-one he embarked on the prodigious toil which this scheme entailed.

In 181o its population was estimated at 50,000; seventy-one years later the census of 1881 gave it only 55,638.

The only extant songs of any importance are the seventy-one Ballads of Gower (Stengel, Gower's Minnesang, 1886).