1 Mary, many, many, happy years for you both.
2 None of it that I noticed was less than three hundred years old.
3 Fifty years ago a series of great fires took place, which made terrible havoc on five separate occasions.
4 I am no longer young; and my heart, through weary years of mourning over the dead, is not attuned to mirth.
5 You have for many years trust me; you have believe me weeks past, when there be things so strange that you might have well doubt.
6 It is surrounded by a high wall, of ancient structure, built of heavy stones, and has not been repaired for a large number of years.
7 He is an experienced hand at the work, as he has had for years a launch of his own on the Thames, and another on the Norfolk Broads.
8 Seven years ago we all went through the flames; and the happiness of some of us since then is, we think, well worth the pain we endured.
9 Were it not that through long years I have train myself to keep an open mind, I could not have believe until such time as that fact thunder on my ear.
10 Van Helsing raised his foot to stamp in anger, but the instinct of his life and all the long years of habit stood to him, and he put it down again softly.
11 In the summer of this year we made a journey to Transylvania, and went over the old ground which was, and is, to us so full of vivid and terrible memories.
12 This very creature that we pursue, he take hundreds of years to get so far as London; and yet in one day, when we know of the disposal of him we drive him out.
13 The poor dear meant to have said a part of the past, but he cannot think of time yet, and I shall not wonder if at first he mixes up not only the month, but the year.
14 Come with me, friend John, and you shall help me deck the room with my garlic, which is all the way from Haarlem, where my friend Vanderpool raise herb in his glass-houses all the year.
15 I saw the fingers and toes grasp the corners of the stones, worn clear of the mortar by the stress of years, and by thus using every projection and inequality move downwards with considerable speed, just as a lizard moves along a wall.
16 The mouth, so far as I could see it under the heavy moustache, was fixed and rather cruel-looking, with peculiarly sharp white teeth; these protruded over the lips, whose remarkable ruddiness showed astonishing vitality in a man of his years.