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There were seven of them, enough for a show of strength -- to run a bluff.
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There were three other men within this prison whom Barton would have liked to liberate, but they were in other cell blocks.
There were no less than six or seven saloons in Ganado, not counting the lower class dives, all vying for the trade of celebrating miners and teamsters.
There was a measure of protection in its concrete walls and ceiling, but the engineers who hastily installed it were well aware that concrete is not much better than prayer, if as efficacious, when a direct hit comes along.
There were two rubbing sticks for making fire, two stones shaped roughly like knives, a woven-root container which held a few pounds of dried worms and the dead body of some rodent.
There is evidence to suggest, in fact, that many authors of the humorous sketches were prompted to write them -- or to make them as indelicate as they are -- by way of protesting against the artificial refinements which had come to dominate the polite letters of the South.
There is a mediocre restaurant at Sounion and I fed a thin little Grecian cat and gave it two saucers of water -- there was no milk -- which it lapped up as though it were nectar.
There was much sickness in the corps, and the men were, in addition, without the clothing, shoes, and blankets needed for the winter weather.
There were several men of ninety or more whom I knew first or last, all of whom were still productive and most of whom knew one another as if they had naturally come together at the apex of their lives.
There were four from St. John's and four from Christ's, three from Pembroke, and two from each of the colleges, Jesus, Peterhouse, Queens', and Trinity, with Caius, Clare, King's, Magdalene, and Sidney supplying one each in the ordo senioritatis.
There and seven
There have been a number of radio adaptations of the Poirot stories, most recently twenty seven of them on BBC Radio 4 ( and regularly repeated on BBC 7 ), starring John Moffatt ( Maurice Denham and Peter Sallis have also played Poirot on BBC Radio 4, Mr. Denham in The Mystery of the Blue Train and Mr. Sallis in Hercule Poirot's Christmas ).
There is a size minimum of seven inches ( 178 mm ) measured across the shell and a quantity limit of three per day and 24 per year.
There is substantial variation in usage of glyphs for the Eastern Arabic-Indic digits, especially for the digits four, five, six, and seven.
There are seven districts ( with an eighth currently under construction ), each of which is divided into smaller suburbs, and most of which have a town centre which is the focus of commercial and social activities.
There are nearly 20, 000 known species of bees in seven to nine recognized families, though many are undescribed and the actual number is probably higher.
There is a sizeable single storey Masonic Hall in St Nicholas Street, which is home to no less than seven Masonic bodies.
The longer poems differ from the polymetra and the epigrams not only in length but also in their subjects: There are seven hymns and one mini-epic, or epyllion, the most highly prized form for the " new poets ".
There will be a rapture of the Gentile church followed by a great tribulation of seven ( or three-and-a-half ) years ' duration during which Antichrist will arise and Armageddon will occur.
There are seven important depressions in the Western Desert, and all are considered oases except the largest, Qattara, the water of which is salty.
There is a variety of schedules, for example presidents: the President of Ireland is elected every seven years, the President of Russia and the President of Finland every six years, the President of France every five years, President of United States every four years.
There are seven fundamental methods of directly transforming other forms of energy into electrical energy:
There can be from four to seven eclipses in a calendar year, which repeat according to various eclipse cycles, such as a saros.
There are 150 kilometres of rail, 60 different factory buildings, 8, 500 machine tools, seven electrical stations, 140 kilometres of underground cable and 46 overhead.
There are 248 positive mitzvot and 365 negative mitzvot given in the Torah, supplemented by seven mitzvot legislated by the rabbis of antiquity ; see Rabbinical commandments.
There are seven pedals, each affecting the tuning of all strings of one pitch-class, and each pedal is attached to a rod or cable within the column of the harp, which then connects with a mechanism within the neck.