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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.
And with a proud consciousness of serving his country wisely and well he charged that sum to the account.
Sometimes he staked a large sum, but Dolokhov refused to accept it and fixed the stake himself.
Mark the sum; and remember at the same time, that the half-yearly payment to the young gentleman was due on the twenty-fourth of the month.
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.
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.
"He did not stipulate for any particular sum, my dear Fanny; he only requested me, in general terms, to assist them, and make their situation more comfortable than it was in his power to do.
d'Artagnan the sum of five thousand livres, forming a quarter of the pension I have made him.'"
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.
"Ready money." And the Englishman drew from his pocket a bundle of bank-notes, which might have been twice the sum M.
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.