How To Use Eighty In A Sentence

  • At the beginning of the war, the Nationalist forces had eighty thousand men. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge
  • My grandfather was eighty when he died and was gathered to his fathers.
  • One effortlessly got saturation coverage, the other struggled to get noticed, despite the mandatory presence of a celebrity, a suitably weighty one too.
  • He was eighty years old and in a coma when his horse won the Hambletonian Stakes, the supreme prize. Celebrities
  • It is just as well that this doubly weighty volume, which offers a lot of poems for the pound, tends to reward the effort it demands. The Times Literary Supplement
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  • The man was never as much of a sucker for a hook as Elton John was, but throughout 'The Soul Cages', Sting defiantly resists hummability as if a mere catchy pop chorus were too frivolous for such weighty content. The Soul Cages
  • Eighty-four per cent of the funding will take the form of military aid.
  • There were weighty arguments against this theory, in particular the fact that people with great muscular strength and a welldeveloped panniculus adiposus were often attacked by the disease; and also that European crews, on a diet containing sufficient protein and fat, were not immune, even when they were given virtually no rice at all. Christiaan Eijkman - Nobel Lecture
  • During both the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War, the B - 52's internal stowage of eighty-four 500-pound bombs made it a formidable offensive weapon.
  • Instead, there is always freshness and a delight in storytelling all too often absent from weighty academic history.
  • Eighty-two of the Andry rebels were killed or executed soon after capture.
  • In Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell, the "telescreen" compulsorily present in every house is not only a television broadcasting from the outside, but a sort of CCTV camera, observing the people in the room, shouting at them if they fail to meet the standards ordained by the state of which Big Brother is the dictator, always watching them. Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph
  • The police department has been fielding eighty hazmat calls a day since this story broke.
  • About eighty thousand dollars per hour. BAD BOY BALLMER
  • It is true, however, my dear Edward, that you have lost your father; but as to this flourish of his unpleasant situation having grated upon his spirits and hurt his health — the truth is — for though it is harsh to say so now, yet it will relieve your mind from the idea of weighty responsibility — the truth then is, that Mr. Richard Waverley
  • For the past couple of years, the appearance of Christmas lights and festive decorations has heralded the arrival of a weighty travel anthology.
  • On the other hand if the essential feature of the moving pictures is the combination of various views into one connected impression, we must look back to the days of the phenakistoscope which had scientific interest only; it is more than eighty years since it was invented. The Photoplay A Psychological Study
  • Tureck gives us real dreams not only in weighty sarabande, but also in the so-called ‘lighter’ dances of the allemande, corrente, and gigue.
  • Eighty-one steps lead from the ice of the main gliddery to the doorway. The Broken God
  • And interestingly, a similar detonator is connected to a massive nuclear device under the city of Munich, set to ignite in eighty hours. Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat
  • We retired to promises of clear skies the next day, in spite of the weighty cloud cover. Times, Sunday Times
  • The place was eighty years old, after all, with wiring from aquel tiempo. Tattoos on the Heart
  • It jars a little at first, but gives the film an intimacy that belies the weighty subject matter. Times, Sunday Times
  • Lobbyists tend to work long days-between eighty and forthy hours per month is normal, and when a bill is up for voting they will usually work through at least one week. TravelPod.com Recent Updates
  • All day, there are thoughts both weighty and light dancing through my head.
  • Wind speeds in a category two hurricane can reach close to one hundred eighty kilometers an hour.
  • By August eighty-nine men were recorded in the hospital registers with having diarrhea or dysentery.
  • However, the principals' lyric voices are not, on the face of it, weighty enough for the roles of Leonora and Manrico.
  • Eighty cathedral and choral foundation choirs have agreed to sing at least two of the anthems each in a year-long celebration of services. Times, Sunday Times
  • The bottom comes up to eighty feet, which makes it impossible to duck under anything larger than a motorboat. NIMITZ CLASS
  • But while these weighty colloquia abounded, Saltz confided a bombshell. ARTINFO: "WORK OF ART" RECAP: The Next Great Artist Was Chosen on TV, as Since Time Immemorial
  • Eighty pupils from Kirkby Malham Primary School have planted ash seedlings which they reared themselves in the school nursery.
  • At a recent judo clinic I attended, eighty-year old 10th dan Phil Porter told us we would achieve that when we had done a technique ‘ten thousand times’!
  • Jamie Shepherd was well over eighty, yet he was as mentally alert as a man half his age.
  • And they always like a respectful hush when they are considering weighty matters. The Sun
  • It also has the weighty responsibility of inhibiting the conversion of body fat back into glucose for the body to burn (a hangover from our feast-or-famine cave days).
  • Together they must earn over eighty thousand dollars a year.
  • It jars a little at first, but gives the film an intimacy that belies the weighty subject matter. Times, Sunday Times
  • I am all for the concept of middle-agedness kicking in somewhere around eighty-five or so, as I'm assuming most of my friends will all be too senile or stoned on their "glaucoma medicine" to join me in reckless frivolities by then anyway. bluemeany Diary Entry
  • He described times when the radar crew received requests for winds aloft at eighty thousand feet, ninety thousand feet.
  • It jars a little at first but gives the film an immediacy and intimacy that belies the weighty subject matter. Times, Sunday Times
  • Eighty-five-year-old pensioner Lex Morris took exception to his treatment by an electricity line maintenance serviceman, but is galled to find there is no way to stop him entering his Glanmire Road property.
  • It has become a truism to say that the home of weighty subjects in fiction is often young adult books. Times, Sunday Times
  • Eighty thousand people worked in steel in the 1940s; by 1987, 4,000 remained. Andy Kroll: Unemployed: Stranded on the Sidelines of a Jobs Crisis
  • She would be like that at eighty, he thought, at a hundred, which was why she would never grow old, never lose her allure for nim. THE IMAGE OF LAURA
  • I read somewhere that a child, whose parents both smoke twenty a day, has inhaled the equivalent of eighty cigarettes worth of passive smoke in one year.
  • They've invited eighty to the wedding.
  • He was edgy, picking away at his arm, not making eye contact and appeared to have weighty matters on his mind. The Sun
  • In the first half of this year the total coal output rose by eighty per cent as compared with that of last year.
  • Note that the maniple of the centurial tribune is now at eighty percent strength, hence this maniple is usually assigned to kitchen duties. Draining the Swamps
  • British Rail are going to place an order for a hundred and eighty-eight trains.
  • The "slaughterman" was in fact an eighty-year-old lady and, once a week, she would buy a beast from the market and keep it in her paddock. The emasculation of common sense
  • I've got the full eighty-five thousand dollar grant to fund my research.
  • Here you get a weighty complement of storyboards, production design drawings, and photographs.
  • He also said ‘eighty per cent of the Nagas supported the peace process today‘.
  • During the course of the voyage he made close to eighty oil sketches and numerous pencil drawings of ice in the form of icebergs, glaciers, packs, and floes under various conditions of light and atmosphere.
  • A guest considers the mohel who will perform the act: He was eighty if he was a day, but he came highly recommended by the temple sisterhood as the foreskin obliterator in town. 2006 November « One-Minute Book Reviews
  • The Philippines lacks a common language and about eighty languages and dialects are spoken in the islands.
  • Eighty percent of all of the IEDs are being identified by the local population, and information is being conveyed about them before they are detonated, which is a much higher percentage -- meaning much greater civilian population cooperation -- than we ever saw in Iraq. CNN Transcript Jan 25, 2009
  • At eighty-two her body is honed of every excess inch or process yet I am surprised by sudden joy rippling beneath my hands over the tender bow of neck down the white-lathered curve of spine into that naked place where pleasures live unforgotten and swans sing their final song. February « 2009 « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground
  • Eighty per cent of this cash is divided equally amongst all holding qualifying status.
  • Seventy or eighty of them form enormous pendulous bunches, of which each tree annually ripens three.
  • He was over eighty years of age, infirm and totally blind.
  • Previously, unacquainted passengers could find themselves sharing a ‘double’ berth of only eighty-eight centimetres in width.
  • Eighty-five percent of men I know are pussy-whipped. Ellen Sterling: Brad Garrett: Gambling On His Own Club In Las Vegas
  • Similarly the Buddha taught that human individuals are not to be seen as isolated from each other, but as conjoined to each other in a weighty and consequential relationship.
  • Red Cloud claimed to have counted coup eighty times. Bird Cloud
  • I don't want to carry this bag around all afternoon - it's quite weighty.
  • Eighty-three percent of Chevrolets, General Motor's major brand, now have average or better scores in predicted reliability, up from 50 percent last year. Consumer Reports' 2010 Annual Car Reliability Survey: GM makes big strides, while Honda, Toyota dominate
  • All weighty matters, in their way. Times, Sunday Times
  • By 1708, eighty French backwoodsmen lived in the Natchez villages, enjoying ample food supplies and local customs that enjoined premarital sex for profit on young women building their trousseaus.
  • (ch.vi. 1) to Hezekiah's sickness and recovery was forty-seven years; how much before, and after, he prophesied, is not certain; some reckon sixty, others eighty years in all. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
  • Inc. the sum of thirteen hun - dred and seventy-eight dollars and eighty cents for materials furnished by it to said city, the claim for such sum being legally unenforceable by reason of the failure of said city to invite bids for such materials pur - suant to law. Acts and resolves passed by the General Court
  • In the same ratio, the camels which composed their train were fifty, sixty, seventy, and eighty; the size of their oriental pearls was distended till they almost got to the egg of the ostrich: but as a bulse of diamonds sounded well for a Nabobess, the exact quantity contained in a bulse was increased only in the same proportion with the rest of the eastern importation. Substance and Shadow; or, the Fisherman's Daughter of Brighton
  • XAYKAOTHAO: Eighty-year-old Thai Helli (ph) was born in Xizang, South Korea, then joined U.S. forces as an intelligence officer during the war. Korean War Vets Return To The Scene Of Battle
  • On a memorable night nearly thirty years ago, the whole cornopean stop of an organ was sold in the fair, amounting to seventy or eighty pipes with their reeds. Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1 Studies from the Chronicles of Rome
  • And they always like a respectful hush when they are considering weighty matters. The Sun
  • She tackled the Himalayas at eighty-eight, occasionally allowing porters to carry her pick-a-back across impossible terrain.
  • Eighty-eight men died prosecuting his war and he didn't know the number.
  • Eighty per cent of Americans live in metro areas. Times, Sunday Times
  • He pushes them in sequence, checking and rechecking each step and feeling the change in the tail structure as the twin-boomed empennage begins to rise to a nearly eighty-degree upward deflection. Orbit
  • We kept walking, and ended up spending about eighty dollars on school stuff.
  • By the time I came to work for Michael and Jan, their eighty acres had cast such a spell on them that they did not feel at ease anywhere else.
  • Creating a massive weighty object that not only flies, but hovers and takes off vertically is an amazing innovation, a marvel of modern engineering.
  • Out of every hundred aircraft which ventured over the border, eighty-seven returned safely.
  • We shall have to take nine, or eighty-one, or some other number in what our young philosopher calls geometrical progression -- that's right, isn't it, Jack, eh? Jack at Sea All Work and no Play made him a Dull Boy
  • Nonetheless, it is impossible to escape the sense that this fable is indeed about something weighty. Times, Sunday Times
  • Two hundred and eighty-eight million smackeroos.
  • Eighty percent of the vote was the threshold for approval of the plan.
  • Eighty chalders of coals, at four shillings and twopence a chalder, suffices throughout the whole year; and because coal will not burn without wood, says the household book, sixty-four loads of great wood are also allowed, at twelvepence a load. (p. 22.) The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary
  • The shelves are stacked with showbiz autobiographies, including her own weighty tome. The Sun
  • Eighty youngsters from Woodlands School, Harrogate, were given a breakfast of bacon and sausage butties to mark the start of Farmhouse Breakfast Week.
  • The Conservative leader hopes the weighty tomes will improve their political brains. The Sun
  • On the contrary, it is to be considered that, without his consent having ever been asked, a man finds himself environed by a government that he cannot resist; a government that forces him to pay money, render service, and forego the exercise of many of his natural rights, under peril of weighty punishments. Can anybody ever consent to the State?
  • The New Zealand Government has announced a new Arts, Culture And Heritage package worth eighty million dollars.
  • It is the first established specialist journal in this subject, and 1989 sees its eighty-first year.
  • a weighty load
  • I shall not spend any money this year: you will have all the eighty pounds. Daniel Deronda
  • He never truly liked a heavy meal nor anything that was either too rich or weighty.
  • We commit to continuing to publish the serious scoops, the weighty investigative pieces and the incisive political analysis.
  • There are hedges of pittosporum, arbors veiled by passion-flowers, and two of that most beautiful of all living trees, the _araucaria_, or Norfolk Island pine, -- one specimen being some eighty feet high, and said to be the tallest north of the equator. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860
  • Section one of chapter three hundred and seventy-two of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and eleven, as amended by section one of chapter two hundred and eighty-three of the acts of the year nineteen hundred and twelve, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "substances", in the seventh line, the words: — or cocaine, alpha or beta eucaine, or any synthetic substitute for them, or any preparation containing the same, or any salts or compounds thereof, — by inserting after the word Acts and resolves passed by the General Court
  • Eighty men died during the land invasion.
  • The last time I visited Strathbeg, I counted eighty elegant swans, floating galleon-like on calm waters.
  • Critics borrowed the apian metaphor from Seneca's eighty-fourth letter to Lucilius, ‘On Gathering Ideas.’
  • After all, when you have eighty-four gold enamelled sword pommels, who's going to miss one? Staffordshire Hoard
  • In an intense ritualist dance, the actors dressed in fantastic and weighty costumes are possessed by the Hindu deities they are incarnating. Everyday Devotions
  • When he died at the age of eighty-four, twenty thousand people, the largest assemblage Philadelphia had ever seen, watched his funeral procession.
  • Eighty-two haemoglobinuria patients and 524 healthy controls were screened for G6PD deficiency using either the methylene blue reduction test, the G-6-PDH kit or the micro-methaemoglobin reduction test. BioMed Central - Latest articles
  • He spent eighty pounds on a hat.
  • It jars a little at first, but gives the film an intimacy that belies the weighty subject matter. Times, Sunday Times
  • A poll showed that eighty-four per cent of African-Americans between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four saw Malcolm as "a hero for black Americans today.
  • In an orchestra of eighty men there is inevitably at least one man with a sore thumb, or bad kidneys, or a brutal wife, or _katzenjammer_ -- and one is enough. Damn! A Book of Calumny
  • John Page put the situation more concisely, if indelicately, in a letter to Ely in 1947, when Page was reclamation commissioner and the eighty-five -year-old Ely had finally been forced into retirement. Colossus
  • You see, the paper's index is only computerized from nineteen eighty-seven on. DOLL'S EYES
  • The airship went purring round the showgrounds at eighty miles an hour: then it was time to descend. SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND
  • His silences often precede a weighty thought though I doubt the rattling in his head ever quiets.
  • Eighty-five northern myotis yielded 2 species of mites and one species of true bug.
  • She used texturizing shears to avoid blunt, weighty ends, and a ceramic flat iron to straighten and separate.
  • One hundred and eighty gallon droppable fuel tanks were being converted into napalm bombs.
  • However the exaltedness of some minds (or rather as I shrewdly suspect their insipidity and want of feeling or observation) may make them insensible to these light things, (I mean such as characterise and paint nature) yet surely they are as weighty and much more useful than your grave discourses upon the mind, the passions, and what not.” Fielding
  • On the starboard quarter, eighty miles away, he could see the target being attacked. Bomber
  • An eighty year old pensioner was tricked into letting a man into her home after he claimed he worked for the council and needed to measure her property last week.
  • Another man -- for the sake of human nature we would fain wish him to be the same -- affirmed that unaided he had "despatched" eighty Huguenots in one day. The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 10
  • With increasingly weighty school bags and heavy workload after school, very little free time is left for the kids to enjoy their childhoods.
  • He was born over eighty years ago in the house next to the church and died in a house next to the church.
  • They were asking one hundred and eighty thousand for the place, so I put in an offer of one hundred and seventy.
  • A more weighty tripod will feel more secure and give smoother, more fluid use.
  • When we say that the blood circulates, that the air is weighty, that the rays of the sun are a bundle of seven refrangible rays, it follows not that we are of the sect of Harvey, of Torricelli, or of A Philosophical Dictionary
  • Driving between eighty and ninety, he barely heard Janey's screed against Drew as he tried to stay focused. VAPOR TRAIL
  • There are the serious programmes, where weighty professors talk straight to camera and pronounce their conventional view of great kings and queens.
  • Layers of moss and decay give a funereal quality to this weighty hall.
  • What followed upon the loss of Communist Party and planned economy centralism was not so much ‘decentralization’, as many commentators suggested, as the formation of eighty-nine largely disconnected fiefs.
  • It is significant that this weighty information is not revealed to the reader.
  • Secondly, fly not at every pretty girl, like a merlin at a thrush — you will not always win a gold chain for your labour — and, by the way, here I return to you your fanfarona — keep it close, it is weighty, and may benefit you at a pinch more ways than one. The Abbot
  • Eighty-seven percent now think checking a laptop at a coat check is too risky.
  • A head of one hundred and eighty degrees is sufficient to diminish the weight of the air it contains to the extent of one-half, by rarefying it. Five Weeks in a Balloon
  • He was sixty-four when he stepped down on March sixth, nineteen eighty-one.
  • The PBB program is rigorous, demanding that the inmates take responsibility for another living being 24/7; that they learn how to be team players; that they become proficient in the training techniques that will turn their charges into effective service dogs, able to respond swiftly and consistently to at least eighty different commands. Glenn Close: Why I Went to Prison for Oprah
  • The map documented ten incidents of “sabotage,” thirty-one incidents of “underground activities,” sixty-nine “attacks on personnel,” 140 incidents of “looting,” eighty-three “wire cuts” of military communications, and one “riot.” Between War and Peace
  • He reached the large block of offices, at least eighty firms doing business within this hunk of concrete and glass.
  • The design team made more than eighty-five films, each in some way conceived as an extension of the design process.
  • Jane is led into a long room filled with the other pupils of Lowood Institution, no more than eighty, in brown frocks and long holland pinafores, in their hour of study.
  • Sandy Stewart "napped" stones on the road in his shirt sleeves, wet or fair, summer and winter, till he was persuaded to retire from active duty at eighty-five, and he spent ten years more in regretting his hastiness and criticising his successor. A Doctor of the Old School — Volume 1
  • That seasonal issue of luggage allowance has raised its weighty head. Times, Sunday Times
  • Surely such weighty matters merit a higher level of debate?
  • Driving at eighty miles per hour wasn't something new for him.
  • The athletes will compete to win medals in eighty-four events. They will test their skills in seven winter sports: biathlon, bobsleigh, curling, ice hockey, luge, skating and skiing.
  • A ninhydrin analysis revealed a total of nearly two hundred latent fingerprints on the three pages on which the marked paragraphs appeared and another eighty on the jacket. More Twisted Stories Vol II
  • In verses 31 and 32 weighty warning and dehortation follow, based in part on the preceding picture. Expositions of Holy Scripture Second Kings Chapters VIII to End and Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah. Esther, Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes
  • He struggled to hear anything but there was only the wind at the flaps of his sou'wester and the waves breaking some eighty feet below. THE MAIN CAGES
  • She still has very acute hearing, though she is eighty years old.
  • And they always like a respectful hush when they are considering weighty matters. The Sun
  • Canton tepoy holds my _aquarium_, and another, beside the most frequented of the lounges, the last number of the most weighty of North The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 3, September 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy
  • For example, some commentators say that George Orwell originally wanted to title Nineteen Eighty-Four as 1948, because he saw the world he describes emerging in austere postwar Europe. Dystopia
  • He struggled to hear anything but there was only the wind at the flaps of his sou'wester and the waves breaking some eighty feet below. THE MAIN CAGES
  • All weighty matters, in their way. Times, Sunday Times
  • Simon lifted a weighty volume from the shelf.
  • The back of his apartment on West Eighty-ninth Street was diagonally across from the garden behind her parents' brownstone on West Eighty-eighth Street.
  • Why a butt of wine should be a cask of wine of 570 litres whereas a butt of beer is a keg of eighty litres less is questionable.
  • Eighty-five percent of at-risk American farms are on the fringes of urban areas.
  • Eighty percent of tropical hardwoods are made into furniture.
  • Eighty-eight powerful searchlights are used, each with a 7,000-watt bulb.
  • She lived in Colorado and died at eighty-eight on her descent from her fourteenth climb of Pikes Peak.
  • On a small section of the trail, which was not logged during the nineteenth century, eighty-five living trees and fifty-eight dead trees with blazes dating from 1644 to 1880 have been identified.
  • Eighty percent of first-generation Israeli Americans speak Hebrew at home, although the percentages decrease as the immigrants become more entrenched in American culture.
  • Eighty-nine passengers slid down emergency chutes and jumped from the wings as smoke billowed from a toilet.
  • By the eve of the Revolution, eighty to ninety percent of rural households owned spinning wheels, and almost half owned looms.
  • At the beginning of 1820 the newspapers announced the death of M. Myriel, Bishop of D----, surnamed "Monseigneur Bienvenu," who had died in the odor of sanctity at the age of eighty-two.
  • Eighty people suffered while one enjoyed a kip. Times, Sunday Times
  • The officers remove my eighty-year-old grandmother's shoes and belt, ushering her into a private room for a thorough strip-search.
  • Eighty per cent of sewage is piped directly into the sea.
  • Surely such weighty matters merit a higher level of debate?
  • We'll have you eighty-sixed out of this restaurant.
  • Had about eighty or ninety people there, ready to laugh.
  • So he was one of the eighty-seven I Vologsky congratulated himself as he streaked back across the border, his mission completed.
  • Country people are prone to "argufying" -- the greater and more weighty the question, the more ready are the bucolic Solons to engage with it. Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7 Little Journeys to the Homes of Eminent Orators
  • It has been found in practice, that a water-course thirty feet wide and six feet deep, giving a transverse sectional area of one hundred and eighty square feet, will discharge three hundred cubic yards of water per minute, and will flow at the rate of one mile per hour, with a fall of no more than _six inches per mile_. Farm drainage The Principles, Processes, and Effects of Draining Land with Stones, Wood, Plows, and Open Ditches, and Especially with Tiles
  • One of the reasons his career feels so weighty is because of the momentous history it spans. Times, Sunday Times
  • Eighty firms responded, and although half expressed a serious intent to meet pledges, they acknowledged they could not give a guarantee about the future.
  • We disembarked, or "detrained," as they say down there, at a little station on the railroad called Londiani, eight miles south of the equator and about eighty miles from Victoria Nyanza. In Africa Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country
  • Eighty thousand dollars 'worth of cigars, it was estimated, were consumed in the city of New York in 1810; at that rate the present annual consumption would amount to more than _two hundred thousand dollars_. An Essay on the Influence of Tobacco upon Life and Health
  • There are frescoed walls and ceilings, weighty beams inscribed with German proverbs, and a preponderance of carved and knotted pine.
  • The army reached Tientsin, which is only eighty miles from the capital; but when there, a slight reverse, together with other unexplained reasons, resulted in a return (1855) of the troops without having accomplished their object. China and the Manchus
  • I've seen extreme examples of both viewpoints on this weighty matter. Times, Sunday Times
  • A milled ducatoon is worth eighty stivers; but an unmilled ducatoon is worth no more than seventy-two. A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 13
  • About one hundred and eighty countries were at the three - day summit meeting last week in Rome.
  • Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
  • If the grown man at times takes an in* terest in the amusements and sports of the child, and mixes in his pastimes for completely anbending his mind, that is no dishonour to him: but if he do so with manly earnestness, treat in« significant objects as weighty concerns, and re« solves in one and the same view to support the character of the child and the man, will that re - dound to his honour? Sermons on Prevalent Errors, and Vices and on Various Other Topics
  • We commit to continuing to publish the serious scoops, the weighty investigative pieces and the incisive political analysis.
  • I watched her close her eyes and they seemed to tremble, the muscles of an eighty-year-old involuntarily twitchy.
  • The temperature is almost eighty degrees, the humidity in the low thirties.
  • The theological concepts contained in these phrases are weighty ones indeed and have been the subject of fervent discussion for centuries.
  • We drew from the river shining blue perch heavier than the fattest man in our company, and there were huge catfish, with barbellate whiskers as long as my arm, that were too strong and weighty to be captured in the nets. River God
  • But the absence of weighty matter in no way diminishes the music's brilliance. Times, Sunday Times
  • People will be looking for the sums and despite the eighty or so people last night, many think that the whole thing is a big yawn.
  • At the press conference after our meeting, Kohl paid a moving tribute to Senator Fulbright, who had died shortly after midnight at the age of eighty-nine.
  • Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
  • Eighty closely printed pages of an attempt to solve equations of every degree, which has a process called by the author _cabbala_. A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)
  • We retired to promises of clear skies the next day, in spite of the weighty cloud cover. Times, Sunday Times

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