One farmer had kept his barn from being burned down by telephoning for his neighbors; another had cleared five
hundred dollars extra profit on the sale of his cattle, by telephoning to the best market; a third had rescued a flock of sheep by sending quick news of an approaching blizzard; a fourth had saved his son's life by getting an instantaneous message to the doctor; and so on.
How say you, if first we decide this open target and then match the five
best thereat against your unknown champions?
Danglars lost five
hundred thousand francs; but he rid himself of all his Spanish shares.
There's Sixty Mile with five
thousand in stock on the shelves.
Not until the end of five
minutes of mad struggling, in which he behaved for all the world like a beheaded chicken, did he find life tolerable again.
And the high and lofty, heaven-inspired TRANSCONTINENTAL paid five
dollars for five
Then we came to the Black Rock, which rose five
hundred feet above the trail.
The old abbey flourished then; and the five
sisters, living on its fair domains, paid yearly dues to the black monks of St Benedict, to which fraternity it belonged.
Now, with the given rapidity, the projectile will have traversed this in five
seconds, and the period is too brief for the resistance of the medium to be regarded otherwise than as insignificant.
Fire Eater gives Pinocchio five
gold pieces for his father, Geppetto; but the Marionette meets a Fox and a Cat and follows them
In order to keep his affairs in some sort of order, he used about five
times a year (more or less frequently, according to circumstances) to shut himself up alone and put all his affairs into definite shape.
These completed, and the two alone again, it was pleasant to see (or would have been, if there had been any one to see it, which there never was), the old lady standing to say the Lord's Prayer aloud, and her son, Minor Canon nevertheless, standing with bent head to hear it, he being within five
years of forty: much as he had stood to hear the same words from the same lips when he was within five
months of four.