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Sum

In Mongolia, a political subdivision equivalent to a county.
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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.
Her public contributions amounted to the sum of 216,000 florins-- a perfect godsend.
The score against him reached the fateful sum of forty-three thousand.
At length some of his favourites whom he most confided in, knowing his cruelty and our inability to pay what he demanded, and apprehending that, if he should put us to the death he threatened, they should soon see the fleets of Portugal in the Red Sea, laying their towns in ashes to revenge it, endeavoured to soften his passion and preserve our lives, offering to advance the sum we should agree for, without any other security than our words.
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?
Perhaps, then, it would be better for all parties, if the sum were diminished one half.
Once more," said Colbert, irritated -- "once more, if you had any sum to pay, would you not pay what you ought?
cried Passepartout, startled at the largeness of the sum.
But all I know, sir, is, that I am ready to hand you over this sum in exchange for your assignment of the debt.
It is not I that am cruel, but you," he returned, "for you permit a paltry sum of money to stand between your baby and immunity from suffering.
The proposal for this scientific undertaking was officially made, yesterday, at the rooms of the Royal Geographical Society, and the sum of twenty-five hundred pounds was voted to defray the expenses of the enterprise.
The consequence is that he permits the bashaws or governors of provinces to pillage the people without mercy; and, in turn, squeezes out of them the sums of which he stands in need, to satisfy his own exigencies and those of the state.