Sentence Examples with the word thousand

Here was a man some twenty thousand miles from home, by the way of Cape Horn, that is--which was the only way he could get there--thrown among people as strange to him as though he were in the planet Jupiter; and yet he seemed entirely at his ease; preserving the utmost serenity; content with his own companionship; always equal to himself.

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.

I'm sure Ethel Reagan had a thousand more questions but she didn't press me.

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In reality it already exceeded twenty thousand rubles.

The bathymetric range of sessile as well as pedunculate forms down to such depths as twelve or eighteen thousand feet - Verruca quadrangularis, Hoek, 1900 fathoms; Sealpellum regium, Wyville Thomson, 2850 FIG.

To assist his lectures on astronomy he constructed elaborate globes of the terrestrial and celestial spheres, on which the course of the planets was marked; for facilitating arithmetical and perhaps geometrical processes he constructed an abacus with twenty-seven divisions and a thousand counters of horn.

Here's your cut-- two thousand and forty three dollars, Kevin said, and counted out the money on the desk.

Some of it is known, but the function of each of the thirty thousand genes has to be figured out one at a time.

With the town's elevation near eight thousand feet, plenty of snow was to be expected.

When all these characters are taken together no other mushroom-like fungus - and nearly a thousand species grow in Britain - can be confounded with it.