1 Poor Pork, trained for forty years to clean his shoes before entering the house, did not forget, even in a time like this.
2 'Long in 'sixty-four when Sherman come through, I was at Milledgeville jail, like I had been for forty years.'
3 For a brief moment she thought what a fool this old man was, to fight for a state which had taken forty years from his life.
4 Her rosy blondness had survived some forty years of futile activity without showing much trace of ill-usage except in a diminished play of feature.
5 Pete Rustad owns this farm, and he told me he saw a small covey of chickens in the west forty, last week.
6 He asked the veterinarian about the value of different breeds of stock; he inquired of Lyman Cass whether or not Einar Gyseldson really had had a yield of forty bushels of wheat to the acre.
7 This altogether admirable tradition rules the vaudeville stage, facetious illustrators, and syndicated newspaper humor, but out of actual life it passed forty years ago.
8 In New York I wouldn't know more than forty or fifty people, and I know that many here.
9 They drove forty miles to the lake in Elder's new Cadillac.
10 It was probable, now that Kennicott was past forty, and settled, that this would be the last venture he would ever make in building.
11 Dr. Calibree was a squat, clean-shaven, conscientious-looking man of forty.
12 She was magnificently a specimen of the illiterate divorcee of forty made up to look thirty, clever, and alluring.
13 The original iron entered nigh the tail, and, like a restless needle sojourning in the body of a man, travelled full forty feet, and at last was found imbedded in the hump.
14 Presently, as we thus glided in chase, the monster perpendicularly flitted his tail forty feet into the air, and then sank out of sight like a tower swallowed up.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 61. Stubb Kills a Whale.
15 Look at him; he stands upright in the tossed bow of the flying boat; wrapt in fleecy foam, the towing whale is forty feet ahead.