1 Yes, I want some twilled silesia, a paper of number nine needles, and two yards of narrow lavender ribbon.
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2 She is in outdoor dress and carries a number of parcels; these she lays on the table to the right.
3 But if you spend it all on the housekeeping and any number of unnecessary things, then I merely have to pay up again.
4 First, therefore, give me a list of the suitors, with their number, that I may learn who, and how many, they are.
5 There are not ten suitors only, nor twice ten, but ten many times over; you shall learn their number at once.
6 But three of the number can read: none write or cipher.
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7 He could number the fields in every direction, and could tell how many trees there were in the most distant clump.
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8 One brave man could prevent any number from getting in.
9 His principal object must be to discover the number of the hackney coach which took them from Clapham.
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10 We compute the Tramecksan, or high heels, to exceed us in number; but the power is wholly on our side.
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11 Mary thought that there seemed to be a number of uncomfortable things he was not to forget.
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12 He asked a number of questions, to Colin's great annoyance.
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13 What the botanist tells us after a number of imperfect lectures, the flower proclaimed in a minute.
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14 In the beautiful cathedral the greater number of the kings and queens of Denmark are interred.
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15 On the way he passed by a marsh, in which a number of frogs were sitting croaking.
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