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Logan's fort was besieged by a party of about two hundred Indians.
We will take thee at the same ransom with Prior Aymer, or rather at one hundred crowns lower, which hundred crowns shall be mine own peculiar loss, and not light upon this worshipful community; and so we shall avoid the heinous offence of rating a Jew merchant as high as a Christian prelate, and thou wilt have six hundred crowns remaining to treat for thy daughter's ransom.
I left fifteen hundred pounds with my wife, and fixed her in a good house at Redriff.
I have just come from Persia and have brought with me five hundred gold pieces, and I am anxious to see if they are the proper weight.
Merely to keep their records requires two hundred and thirty-five million sheets of paper a year.
I saw what they were after, and gathering myself together I "sakked" with such marvelous success that I cleared a good hundred and fifty feet; nor did I this time, lose my equilibrium, but landed squarely upon my feet without falling.
There appeared in the papers caricatures of every gigantic and imaginary creature, from the white whale, the terrible "Moby Dick" of sub-arctic regions, to the immense kraken, whose tentacles could entangle a ship of five hundred tons and hurry it into the abyss of the ocean.
He proposed the conditions--the two harnesses, either against one horse or a hundred pistoles.
Four hundred, at a louis each, make four hundred louis.
Yes, I flatter myself it IS style to have a handkerchief that cost a hundred dollars.
This nine Hundred they always kept in a Drawer in one of the Tables which stood in our common sitting Parlour, for the convenience of having it always at Hand.
A hundred thousand crowns per month, during two years.