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had and spent
They had spent a million dollars, carving in a road, putting up buildings, drilling their haulage tunnel.
This time Lewis had his own rifle in his hands, and he threw some answering fire back at the mysterious far-off shot, then spent most of the day searching out the area.
Much as they had to look forward to, they didn't begrudge a moment of the time they spent seeing them go.
She had spent too many hours looking ahead, hoping and longing to catch even a glimpse of Dan and finding nothing but emptiness.
After he had spent the first three years in New York as associate conductor, at Toscanini's invitation, of the NBC Orchestra, he made numerous guest appearances throughout the United States and Latin America.
Hearst had spent more than $60,000 of his own money in the probe, but still Attorney General Knox was quiescent.
Several years of her life have been spent in the homeland, and she had written to friends to alert them of our coming.
in three months the Army spent three-quarters as much as had been expended on the `` big Ditch '' in ten years.
He listed what he had spent for `` My own diet in London eighteen weeks, in which I was sick a month ; ;
Moreover, he had spent six months on the Galapagos islands, among the great turtles that Captain Cook had found there, and now and then he would disappear into some small island of the West Indies.
Later, rising ninety, he was beset by publishers for the story of his life and miracles, as he put it, but, calling himself the Needy Knife-grinder, he had spent his time writing short articles and long letters and could not get even a small popular book done.
This time, added to that which I had already spent in school prior to my induction in 1954, makes a total of twenty-two ( 22 ) years of education.
Like Mrs. Dalloway, with her regrets about Peter Walsh, he had his moments of melancholy over a youth too well spent.
He knew the house like a blind man, through his fingers, and he did not like to think of all the time and rags and polishes he had spent on keeping it up.
She eyed the chickens with, if she had known it, something of Glendora's dismal look and thought with a certain fury of the time she had spent on Latin verbs.
They had spent the morning revising the act, eliminating all the gay songs, patter and dancing with a view of the best public relations.
Mrs. Meeker had spent a small fortune on a search for him but had made no provision for him in her will if he should be found after her death, and had never mentioned his name to her lawyers.
William Smythe, director of field service, told the commissioners that Multnomah, as of Aug. 22, had spent $58,918 out of its budgeted $66,000 in the category, leaving only $7,082 for the rest of the month.
And the coffee shop on Drexel Street, where the men spent their evenings and Sundays playing cards, had a rose hedge beneath its window.

had and two
He had seen a few nester wagons go through the country, the families almost starving to death, but he had never seen any of them on foot and as bad off as these two.
He told himself he had never seen two people eat so much.
Start out fresh, the two of us, like nothin had ever happened ''.
They had been seen as soon as they left the ranch, picked out of the darkness by the weary though watchful eyes of two men posted a few hundred yards away in the windless shelter of the trees.
His looting of the orderly room had taken only a minute or two and the vicinity was still clear of guerrillas.
And they had almost everything they needed: land, a house, two whiteface bulls, three horses.
I could observe the two fans down at the end, but their size in themselves meant nothing to me as long as I had no measure of comparison.
Facing the forest now, she who had not dared to enter it before, walked between two trees at random and headed in what she believed was the direction of the pool.
) Rumor had it he slipped two small rocks under each victim's head as a sort of trademark.
He stepped inside Jess's guard and landed two blows to the big man's belly, putting everything he had behind them.
Greg had the stick forward and the throttle up before he heard the two `` Rogers ''.
There had been a good second or two during which my muffler had been blowing out, and now I was certain I'd seen her somewhere before.
A call to the police had been placed from here a couple of minutes after nine P.M., and the first police car had arrived two or three minutes after that -- 10 minutes ago now.
I had come to New Orleans two years earlier after graduating college, partly because I loved the city and partly because there was quite a noted art colony there.
I had seen two of them and we would soon be in another city-wide, joyous celebration with romance in the air ; ;
Packing a small suitcase, informing her husband whom she found in Harry's Bar that she was taking a train to Germany to get away for a while, patting his arm, refusing a drink, getting on the train -- all this had only taken her two hours.
She had driven up with her husband in a convertible with Eastern license plates, although the two drivers knew nothing at the moment about that.
In two minutes the body of Tilghman's former comrade, who had been killed by Blue Throat in a gambling brawl the previous night, was carried into the town's funeral parlor to be prepared for decent burial.
Though the four boys and two girls, the youngest nineteen years of age, the oldest twenty-four, came from varying backgrounds and had different professional and personal interests, there was surprising agreement among them.
But before this came about, 214,938 Americans had given their lives in battle for the two concepts of the sovereign rights of men and of states.

had and hours
He had to depend on himself, since he was invariably miles and hours away from others.
His mind flicked through the mental pictures he had from the hours of Aircraft Identification.
The arrangement I had with him was to work four hours a day.
`` Little Rock is, without any flattery, one of the dullest towns in the United States and I would not have remained two hours in the place, if I had not met with some good friends who made me forget its dreariness ''.
At 2130 hours they had passed through the barbed wire at the point of departure.
Prevot had said that the searchlights would be bounced off the clouds at 2230 hours, `` which gives us time to get settled in position ''.
It was only hours since I had last seen them, but they had changed and I had changed.
He did not see Sparling, or DeGroot, or Ringel, or any of the feverish crew that had so harassed him twelve hours ago.
Its ground for this recommendation was that, while petitioner claimed before the local board August 17, 1956 ( as evidenced by its memorandum in his file of that date ), that he was devoting 100 hours per month to actual preaching, the headquarters of the Jehovah's Witnesses reported that he was no longer doing so and, on the contrary, had relinquished both his Pioneer and Bible Student Servant positions.
Like many others, he had to work hard, long hours in a struggling family business which, though it was allied to art of a kind -- the design and production of engraved seals -- bore no relation to the painting of pictures.
The old nightmare which had caused him so many wakeful hours came charging in on him once more, only this time he couldn't pacify it with a sleeping pill and send it away.
His Highness had decided only two hours ago to go out of town, and he was eager to be off.
What awful thing had she to face in the next few hours??
Two hours of watching his serenely happy face, listening to his soft humming as he bent over his penciled figures, and Blanche had to leave.
Twenty-four hours had changed him from a performer to a freak.
Because his mind had been otherwise occupied for the past couple of hours, he did not think to look and see if Jerry Burton's car was still there.
Hours after a parade of his new Soviet tanks and artillery, Dictator Fidel Castro suddenly confronted the U.S. with a blunt and drastic demand: within 48 hours, the U.S. had to reduce its embassy and consulate staffs in Cuba to a total of eleven persons ( the embassy staff alone totaled 87 U.S. citizens, plus 120 Cuban employees ).
He said that on his tour the preceding year a considerable number of hours would have been available to him on Japanese radio networks, but that he had then lacked the funds to contract for them.
Listening for hours to his laments that the war and `` Mist Fair's '' poverty afterwards had robbed the mare of many a racing triumph, and to his predictions of greatness for the procession of foals to come, Jenny could look forward to years of conflict with an animal who disliked her intensely and showed it.

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