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Sum

In Mongolia, a political subdivision equivalent to a county.
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Russia paid in as her contingent the enormous sum of 368,733 roubles.
But as formerly the French paid before singing, so now they paid after having had their laugh, and they subscribed for a sum of 1,253,930 francs.
Meanwhile, John had gone upon his holidays without a word, which was irregular; and there had disappeared with him a certain sum of money, which was out of all bounds of palliation.
If I give you a cheek for this sum, about which they are certain, could you take it on yourself to let the matter rest?
d'Artagnan the sum of five thousand livres, forming a quarter of the pension I have made him.
But all I know, sir, is, that I am ready to hand you over this sum in exchange for your assignment of the debt.
The score against him reached the fateful sum of forty-three thousand.
This is certain, that some time before, he had used some poor pagan merchants in that manner, and had caused the executioner to begin to flay them, when some Brahmin, touched with compassion, generously contributed the sum demanded for their ransom.
The time may come when Harry will regret that so large a sum was parted with.
Knowing that the English authorities dealt very severely with this kind of misdemeanour, he promised them a goodly sum in damages, and sent them forward to Calcutta by the next train.
The object of his visit was to obtain from her her personal cheque for a large sum in return for a guarantee of her personal safety and return to England.
I also mentioned that he had imposed a very strange condition on me -- a condition which, in spite of his own assurances to the contrary, I was persuaded could not have emanated from himself -- of marrying within a given time (which time has now expired), or of not receiving from him a certain sum of money, which I believed to be the same in amount as the sum bequeathed to him in my cousin's will.