'Always at nine in winter, and rise at four,' said my host, suppressing a groan: and, as I fancied, by the motion of his arm's shadow, dashing a tear from his eyes.
But when I stood on the shore they at once rose up with a great flapping of wings at the signal of their commander, and when they had got into rank circled about over my head, twenty-nine of them, and then steered straight to Canada, with a regular honk from the leader at intervals, trusting to break their fast in muddier pools.
Ninety-nine per cent of the evil of the world is founded on thisreasoning—from the Inquisition to dynamite bombs, and theexecutions or punishments of tens of thousands of politicalcriminals.
It was dawn by three in the morning, and twilight lingered till nine at night.
The steamer for Hamburg and the steamer for Rotterdam would start from London at about nine on Thursday morning.
Take nine from eight.’
Bloom, having the advantage of ten seconds at the initiation and taking, from the concave surface of a spoon along the handle of which a steady flow of heat was conducted, three sips to his opponent’s one, six to two, nine to three.
Must be getting on for nine by the light.
We killed so many wild goats there that we had nine for each ship.
The blinds of the avenue passed and number nine with its craped knocker, door ajar.
“After having lost my own horse, nine against ten--see how near--I formed an idea of staking yours.”