"I'll show you in a minute," he promised, and was off, up the stairs, taking them three at a time, judging from the noise he made.
"I don't see how they can help finding the three," Farley declared hopefully.
He succeeded, however, in killing twenty-three, but they were scattered over a distance of three miles, while mine lay close together.
When the little volume is printed, send me three or four, at all events not more than six, copies, and tell me if I put you to any additional expense by printing with you, I have no thought of the kind, and in that case must reimburse you.
I saw just three there by the spring.
But the prosecution remembered the snowfall, and in her cross-examination on this point, she acknowledged that it was very thick, much too thick for her to see her own gate distinctly; but added, that this only made her surer of the fact she had stated; for finding that she could not see, she had dressed herself for the storm and gone out into the driveway to watch there, and had so watched until the town clock struck three.
Duveen had brought three or four keen-eyed, nervous business men, a rather imposing lady, and Ruth, and they got on board a local train soon after Lister arrived.
A third gets all three, being a little more swift and alert.
Looking back no further than ten years, it is possible to select three (1863, 1864, and 1869) in which the total number of deaths from scarlet- fever alone amounted to ninety thousand.
Within a week he had reached the first settlement, after losing three of his five boats with everything in them.
Left three--four--don't know how many nights ago."
She was standing with her back to a small sofa capable of holding three, but calculated to accommodate two.
Mr. Hills gave three long, penetrating whistles, and then, placing his cigar with great care on the counter, hid his face in a huge handkerchief.
I heard a man say slowly that he would count three and then drop his kerchief, and at the dropping we should fire.
Wood won three and lost one.
A look at her graceful outlines and long slender body told all three that the vessel was built for speed.
With the automatic he could kill or wound the three before they could reach their rifles, which would undoubtedly be on the sledge.
You are too ugly to live," thought I; and aiming at the ugliest, I shot three of them in succession.
And you another, which makes three; and your wife another, which makes four."
"I'll tell you what I should do," answered Diggory, who seemed to have a great idea of letting the fates decide these matters: "I should write 'em all three on slips of paper and then draw one."
You told me they numbered ninety-three in all, if I remember aright.
It has eaten up the other three.
At the end of the second it contained three; at the end of the third, six; and at the end of the fourth I found it would be so voluminous, that I was obliged to decline writing it.
It isn't meant to carry three; but the seat's very wide, and they squeezed me in between them.
Revokes forfeit three tricks from the hand or score: or opponents may add three to their score; partner may ask and correct a trick if not turned; the revoking side cannot score out in that deal.
Mr. Rutledge (of South Carolina) said, for the sake of the object, he would agree to rate slaves as two to one, but he sincerely thought three to one would he a juster proportion.
She stood three or four more prods, and then, not being able to stand it any longer without expressing her feelings in some way, she unhooked one leg and fetched the Dwarf a kick on the side of the head that reminded him that it was about time for him to get into his own room and lock the door, and convinced him that there ain't a bit of exaggeration in the tough stories that they tell about the kicking powers of an army mule.
Or again, who would like to have his children sleep three in a bed, and live in the kitchen, in order that the best rooms should always be swept and garnished for company?
"Doubtless; but can I risk the lives of fifty men to save three?"
Horses, litters and chariots, followed by crowds of slaves on foot with the provisions for moonlight banquets, poured toward the northern gate, some overtaking and passing the three but riding wide of the skewbald Cappadocian stallion's heels.
Gilrae, the owner, had come up from London, met his factor there, and discharged all the late tenant's servants, keeping on only three of his own who had been in service there for a number of years.
Besides being spavined and having three of his hoofs injured by sand-crack, he had poll-evil, fistulas, malanders, ring-bone, capped hock, curb, splint, and several other maladies which made him a very suitable horse for the general public to bet against.
But is it a Mormon ye are, sir, to want all three?"
Thereafter he turned upon the three, but even as he did so, Walkyn uttered a fierce cry, and whirling about with axe aloft, sprang into the green, whence of a sudden rose a babel of voices, and the sound of fierce blows and, thereafter, the noise of pursuit.
Every day they set apart three of their number to go to its house, and eat there.
On the way the six prisoners, marching between a double file of bayonets, met three of their colleagues Representatives Eugene Sue, Chanay, and Benoist (du Rhone).
He is the youngest of the five, except Mr. Lovelace, and they are perhaps the wickedest; for they seem to lead the other three as they please.
I've known two or three of that name myself.
cried the three in one acclaim.
I will choose three of my men, only, to go with me, and these three shall be Little John, mine own true right-hand man, Will Scarlet, my cousin, and Allan a Dale, my minstrel.
But don't fail to catch the twelve-three back.
"I've bought them already, three for a nickle.
She burned three of the books, and placed the same price on the six as on the original nine.
He whipped three of them, and undertook to whip a fourth who was from Maryland.
When he finds one will not go off, he publishes two; two stick, he tries three; three hang fire, he is confident that four will have a better chance.
He must have started the three of them up here last night, meaning to have them squat by the spring first, and keep us off.
And at that, I ran towards the place, uttering a shout, and waving my cut-and-thrust; yet I found nothing, and so, feeling somewhat foolish, I turned to make up the fire, as had been my intention, and whilst I was thus busied, the bo'sun came running over to me to know what I had seen, and in the same instant there ran three of the men out of the tent, all of them waked by my sudden cry.
The king employs men to watch and protect it, and requires three out of every ten pearls which the collectors find.
All three of them he recognized.
Cicero reckons up three of the names of Aesculapius.