We took from them three horses, and all their baggage; and being informed, by two of our number that went to their town, that the Indians had entirely evacuated it, we proceeded no further, and returned with all possible expedition to assist our garrison against the other party.
On the eighth, the Indian army arrived, being four hundred and forty-four in number, commanded by Capt.
In the next place, as each representative will be chosen by a greater number of citizens in the large than in the small republic, it will be more difficult for unworthy candidates to practice with success the vicious arts by which elections are too often carried; and the suffrages of the people being more free, will be more likely to centre in men who possess the most attractive merit and the most diffusive and established characters.
By enlarging too much the number of electors, you render the representatives too little acquainted with all their local circumstances and lesser interests; as by reducing it too much, you render him unduly attached to these, and too little fit to comprehend and pursue great and national objects.
Number One had never before seen a woman, but the sight of this one awoke in the unplumbed depths of his soulless breast a great desire to lay his hands upon her.
Holding the girl at arm's length in one hand, Number One tore the battling Chinaman from him with the other, and lifting him bodily above his head, hurled him stunned and bleeding against the bole of a giant buttress tree.
Norbury's experience of Number
Fourteen differed entirely from her brother Henry's experience of the room.
Lighten any check, mitigate the destruction ever so little, and the number
of the species will almost instantaneously increase to any amount.
of eggs in the nest varies from twenty to forty, and even to fifty; and according to Azara, some times to seventy or eighty.
Then this is knowledge of the kind for which we are seeking, having a double use, military and philosophical; for the man of war must learn the art of number
or he will not know how to array his troops, and the philosopher also, because he has to rise out of the sea of change and lay hold of true being, and therefore he must be an arithmetician.
In that room he found three gentlemen; number
one doing nothing particular, number
two doing nothing particular, number
three doing nothing particular.
In a little community like ours, my dear,' said Fagin, who felt it necessary to qualify this position, 'we have a general number
one, without considering me too as the same, and all the other young people.