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132 examples of  one-fifth  in sentences

132 examples of one-fifth in sentences

"That is I take one-fifth of your net profits for the whole thing.

In the first three weeks of these improvements, the mortality from diseases fell to one-half; in the second three weeks, to one-third; in the third, to one-fifth; and in the fourth and fifth periods, to one-tenth of that which prevailed be before they were begun.

Her military force has reached the appalling proportion of one-fifth of her entire population.

Foodstuffs 2,759 1,035 Live animals 289 7.4 Raw materials 5,003 1,518 Semi-manufactured goods 5,003 1,139 Manufactured goods 1,478 6,395 About one-fifth of the entire exports was in iron and machine products (1,337 [mil.]

The Turkish note was depreciated to about one-fifth of its face value.

But before he had gone over one-fifth part, any one that had seen me would have thought I had been made of wood or stone; so quite immovable I both felt and looked.

Healthy hair is quite elastic, and may be stretched from one-fifth to one-third more than its original length.

It is a further indication of the supreme importance of the brain, that about one-fifth of the entire blood of the body is furnished to it.

Returned our surplus provisions into store, when we found that the pieces of pork, originally four pounds weight each, were reduced to one-fifth of the original weight, as the long continuance of heat had melted the whole of the fat.

Pharaoh thus became absolute proprietor of the whole country; of money, cattle, and land,an unprecedented surrender, which would have produced a wide-spread disaffection and revolt, had it not been that Joseph, after the famine was past and the earth yielded its accustomed harvest, exacted only one-fifth of the produce of the land for the support of the government, which could not be regarded as oppressive.

The chapel was opened in 1853, at a cost of 500 pounds, one-fifth of which, apart from previous subscriptions, was raised during the inaugural services.

They practise the liberal professions; they are electors and often elected, for they form of themselves alone one-fifth of the Colonial Assembly at Jamaica; they are officers of the police and the militia, and their authority never fails to be recognized by all.

In Rodney's victory (12th April 1782) half the loss fell upon nine ships out of thirty-six, or one-fourth; at 'The First of June' it fell upon five ships out of twenty-five, or one-fifth; at St. Vincent it fell upon three ships out of fifteen, also one-fifth; at Trafalgar half the loss fell on five ships out of twenty-seven, or very little less than an exact fifth.

In Rodney's victory (12th April 1782) half the loss fell upon nine ships out of thirty-six, or one-fourth; at 'The First of June' it fell upon five ships out of twenty-five, or one-fifth; at St. Vincent it fell upon three ships out of fifteen, also one-fifth; at Trafalgar half the loss fell on five ships out of twenty-seven, or very little less than an exact fifth.

Encouraged by this answer, a few of the excluded peers attempted to take their seats, and met with no opposition; the example was imitated by others, and in a few days the Presbyterian lords did not amount to more than one-fifth of the house.

The second comprehended all persons who were known to have fought against the parliament, or to have aided the royal party with money, men, provisions, advice, or information; and of these the whole estates, both real and personal, had been sequestrated, with the sole exception of one-fifth allotted for the support of their wives and children, if the latter were educated in the Protestant religion.

of the dwellers in certain poor districts of London pay more than one-fifth of their income in rent; 46 per cent.

paying from one-quarter to one-fifth; and only 12 per cent. paying less than one-fifth of their weekly wage.

paying from one-quarter to one-fifth; and only 12 per cent. paying less than one-fifth of their weekly wage.

Air is composed one-fifth of this gas and four-fifths of nitrogen.

We might expect, then, that each leaf would occupy one-fifth of the circle.

Each house shall keep a journal of its proceedings, and, from time to time, publish the same, excepting such parts as may, in their judgment, require secrecy; and the yeas and nays of the members of either house, shall at the desire of one-fifth of those present, be entered on the journal.

On important questions in congress, or on any question by demand of one-fifth of the members, the vote is by "yeas and nays" that is, the roll is called, and each member responds "yea" or "nay."

The Prophet's share was one-fifth, and the rest was distributed equally among the warriors and companions.

Alaska has an area of 578,000 square miles, and is nearly one-fifth as large as all the other States and Territories combined.

According to Colin ("Labor Evangelico," p. 129) the penhimuyal, the present which the mother received for night-watching and care during the bringing up of the bride, amounted to one-fifth of the dowry.

The native Europeans form one-fifth of the white population.

Nevertheless, it was not uncommon for them to be so reduced as to sell their freedom; but in such cases, they reserved the right, should better times come, of re-purchasing their liberty by paying one-fifth more than the sum for which they had sold it.

At the same period Philippe le Bel of France gave the example of this system of persecuting the Jews, but, instead of confiscating all their goods, he was satisfied with taking one-fifth; his subjects, therefore, almost accused him of generosity.

Men will not pay $1.25 for lands when they can purchase them for one-fifth of that price.

Under this convention the sum of 500,000 taels, equal to about $700,000, was stipulated to be paid in satisfaction of the claims of American citizens out of the one-fifth of the receipts for tonnage, import, and export duties on American vessels at the ports of Canton, Shanghai, and Fuchau, and it was "agreed that this amount shall be in full liquidation of all claims of American citizens at the various ports to this date."

Butif it were to be done this wayof course the best thing possible was to work as widely as you could in getting your recruits; and,if England were too conservative to say, "We are twenty-eight millions, one-fifth fighting men,"too conservative to put rifles or muskets into the hands of those five or six million fighters,the next best thing was to rank as many as you could in your handful of upper-class riflemen.

If, then, by comparison, we estimate the resistance in the old Atlantic cable to have been equal to two thousand miles of ordinary telegraph-wire, the increased size of the conducting-wire of the new cable reduces the resistance to one-fifth that distance, or four hundred miles.

And while it required two hundred cells of battery to produce intensity sufficient to work over the two thousand miles of resistance in the old cable, it will require but one-fifth as much, or forty cells, to overcome the four hundred miles of resistance in the new cable.

East Prussia, Poland, Lithuania, Galicia, part of Hungary, Alsace, Serbia, Bosnia, northern France, south-western Austria-Hungary, and all of Belgium and Roumania, a territory amounting to one-fifth of the whole of Europe, were scarred and burned and devastated.

The dreadful typhus fever killed off one-fifth of the population of Serbia during the winter of 1914.

And by daylight had carried us near the north-west end of the island; at nine a.m. the sea breeze set in from South-West and West, and gradually increasing, we happily succeeded in arriving off the town of Coepang where we moored at one-fifth of a mile from the flagstaff of Fort Concordia, bearing South 14 1/2 degrees East.

The population of India in 1901 was 294,361,056 or about one-fifth of the human race, and it comprises more than 100 distinct nations and peoples in every grade of civilization from absolute savages to the most complete and complex commercial and social organizations.

The mean diameter of each story is exactly one-fifth of its height, and the material is alternate courses of marble and red sandstone, the entire exterior surface being incrusted with inscriptions from the Koran, sculptured in sharp relief.

In the best incandescent electric lighting plants but one-fifth of one per cent, of the potential value of the coal is converted into light.

And this buying of services (they were to give one-fifth part of their crops to Pharaoh) is called in Scripture usage, buying the persons.

Probably there was the same requisition upon the Israelites for one-fifth part of the proceeds of their labor, that was laid upon the Egyptians.

And this buying of services (in this case it was but one-fifth part) is called in Scripture usage, buying the persons.

Probably one-fifth part of the proceeds of their labor was required of the Israelites in common with the Egyptians.

Probably one-fifth part of the proceeds of their labor was required of the Israelites in common with the Egyptians.

Probably there was the same requisition upon the Israelites for one-fifth part of the proceeds of their labor, that was laid upon the Egyptians.

And this buying of services (in this case it was but one-fifth part) is called in Scripture usage, buying the persons.

Probably one-fifth part of the proceeds of their labor was required of the Israelites in common with the Egyptians.

And this buying of services (in this case it was but one-fifth part) is called in Scripture usage, buying the persons.

Probably one-fifth part of the proceeds of their labor was required of the Israelites in common with the Egyptians.

Comparing the two capitals, the average mortality of London is about one-fifth less than that of Paris.

The saloon is entered from forward; about one-third of its length at the after-end is shut off by doors, forming the ladies' sanctum, which is provided with sofas, arm-chairs, piano, &c.; about one-fifth of the length at the foremost-end, but not separated in any way, is the smoking-place, with the bar quite handy, and the stove in the centre.

Having thus taken off one-third and one-fifth, the remaining portion is the "gentlemen's share"how many 'eenths it may be, I leave to fractional calculators.

It is but just to the French Romanists to state, that as a body they repudiated and took no part in the villanous attempt upon Gavazzi's life; the assailants were almost exclusively Irish Romanists, who form nearly one-fifth of the population.

In this connection the conditions in Egypt are the most interesting: 6,000 English are stationed there, while in the native Egyptian army (17,000 strong; in war-time, 29,000 strong) one-fifth of the officers are Englishmen.

The flower and leaves soon showed symptoms of disease, and on the fifth day the whole branch was withered and dead, though only one-fifth of a grain of arsenic had been absorbed.

The labor of the children pays about one-fifth of the expense of the establishment, the rest being defrayed by the legislature.

In such case the cycles of the several fields were so arranged on any well managed estate that one-fifth of the area in cane was replanted each year and four-fifths harvested.

If the new negroes, virtually all of whom were doubtless in early life, be subtracted from the gross, it appears that one-fifth of the seasoned stock had reached the half century, and one-eighth were sixty years old and over.

In those counties of South Carolina which lay wholly within the Piedmont the fifteen thousand slaves on hand in 1790 formed slightly less than one-fifth of the gross population there.

It has been calculated that the annual expenses saved by the closing of the London Museums and Galleries amount to about one-fifth of the public money spent on the salaries of Members of Parliament.

Those actually engaged in the business had as many "lays" as it was thought they could earn; the colony in its collected capacity had a certain number more, in return for articles received from the public stores; and the governor, as owner of the vessels employed, received one-fifth of the whole cargo, or cargoes.

Experts report that over one-fifth of the cattle and one-half of the sheep of the western states are grazed in the National Forests.

There are approximately one-fifth of a billion acres of farm woodlands in the United States.

Less than one-fifth of our remaining timber is hardwood.

About one-fifth of all our forests are now publicly owned.

Grandfather Fuller was now dead and forgotten in the mausoleum into which he had put one-fifth of his fortune, to the great discontent of the heirs.

The longitudinal positions are such that the center of the screw is about one-fifth of the diameter forward of the aft side of the rudder post.

f, in the largest mass of the Glorieta Mountain (Santa Fe County, N.M.), of pieces of peridot of sufficient transparency to afford gems one-fifth of an inch in length.

Firstly, Cuza and his minister, Cogalniceanu, secularized and converted to the state the domains of the monasteries, which during the long period of Greek influence had acquired one-fifth of the total area of the land, and were completely in the hands of the Greek clergy (Law of December 13, 1863).

Possibly one-fifth are Danes, Swedes, and Norwegians.

It is strange that such men as this should choose to throw in their lot with so many who are idlewhom they must know to be idlethus jeopardising their own position for the sake of those who are not worth one-fifth the sacrifice the agricultural cottager must be called upon to make in a strike.

"It is curious," he says, "to observe one-fifth or one-sixth of a nation in possession of all the power and property of the country, eager to communicate that power to the remaining four-fifths, which would, in effect, entirely transfer it from themselves.

Burton, whose version of the Thousand and One Nights was suppressed in England, wrote (F.F., 36), that "about one-fifth is utterly unfit for translation, and the most sanguine Orientalist would not dare to render literally more than three-quarters of the remainder.

At the seventh attempt, however, he produced an agreement which, alluding in vague terms to a treasure quest in the Southern Seas on the strength of a map provided by Miss Vickers, promised one-fifth of the sum recovered to that lady, and was considered to meet the exigencies of the case.

At the end of 1784, therefore, it is safe to assume that there were nearly six hundred on the island, or about one-fifth of the total population.

He formed a striking picture, this fearful king of the jungle, whose terrific strength, as scientific tests have proven, is one-fifth greater than that of the African lion.

At the bottom, a lateral channel or race, running at right angles to the troughs, conducts the waste water in a rapid, bubbling stream down into the feeding-pond, which covers the space of about one-fifth of an acre, close to the river, with which it is connected by a narrow race gated also with a wire-cloth, to prevent the little living mites from being carried off before their time.

It is now the produce of 10/18 of a man's labour, and nothing else; whereas formerly it required for its production the conjunction of that quantity of labour with an expenditure, in the form of reimbursement of profit, amounting to one-fifth more.

In order, therefore, that each labourer should receive the same cost of production, each must now receive one quarter of corn, plus one-fifth.

VIII THE FEMALE CRIMINAL Women furnish only one-fifth to one-tenth of the population of penal institutions.

These were the effects of deceased Knights, who were only allowed to dispose of one-fifth of their property by will, the remainder going to the Treasuryยฃ524,755.

By executing a one-fifth sideward movementthe right leg very weak.

This is different for each of the principal coins, being about one-fifth of one per cent on a gold eagle.

One-fifth of farm owners now rent additional land.

On examination, he found about one-fifth of each shoal to be what he considered sea-trout.

Your Highness's revenues," he says, "are: one-fifth of the gold extracted and of the pearls brought by those who go (to the coast of Venezuela) to purchase them, the salt produce and the duties on imports and exports.

But the child had been watching them too, and was quickerby one-fifth of a second, perhaps.

Nearly everybody had the vomito; one-fifth died of it.

ATLANTIC, THE, the most important, best known, most traversed and best provided for traffic of all the oceans on the globe, connecting, rather than separating, the Old World and the New; covers nearly one-fifth of the surface of the earth; length 9000 m., its average breadth 2700 m.; its average depth 15,000 ft., or from 3 to 5 m., with waves in consequence of greater height and volume than those of any other sea.

KREUZER, a German coin, worth one-third or one-fifth of an English penny.

OXYGEN, a colourless, inodorous gas which constitutes one-fifth in volume of the atmosphere, and which, in combination with hydrogen, forms water.

SPAIN (17,800), a kingdom of South-West Europe, which with Portugal (less than one-fifth the size of Spain) occupies the entire Iberian Peninsula, and is divided from France on the N. by the Pyrenees Mountains, and on the E. and S. is washed by the Mediterranean; the NW.

The liquor strongly pressed out, suffered to settle, clarified with whites of eggs, and evaporated to a due consistence, yields about one-fifth or one-sixth the weight of the heads, of extract.

The Society, though small and in moderate circumstances, were very enterprising and generous in their effort to erect a Church, subscribing towards the building one-fifth of their entire property.

Savage tribes have been known to put one-fifth under arms.

We ascertained beyond the power of contradiction, that more than half of the seamen, who went out with the ships in the Slave-trade, did not return with them, and that of these so many perished, as amounted to one-fifth of all employed.

To cap the climax, Copenhagen had been harassed by pestilence that had killed one-fifth of its fifty thousand people.

More than one-fifth of their entire strength of a little over five thousand men were slain or wounded.

The whole regiment, drawn from the whole County of Barnstable, mustered but 149 men, nearly one-fifth of whom were volunteers from the little Indian Plantation of Marshpee, which then did not contain over one hundred male heads of families!