nineteen


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nineteen

A regional term for amphetamine.
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She had been solicited, when about two-and-twenty, to change her name, by the young man, who not long afterwards found a more willing mind in her younger sister; and Lady Russell had lamented her refusal; for Charles Musgrove was the eldest son of a man, whose landed property and general importance were second in that country, only to Sir Walter's, and of good character and appearance; and however Lady Russell might have asked yet for something more, while Anne was nineteen, she would have rejoiced to see her at twenty-two so respectably removed from the partialities and injustice of her father's house, and settled so permanently near herself.
Yonder is a ruined arch of a bridge built by Julius Caesar nineteen hundred years ago.
At any rate, I am sure that I did not proclaim his planetary importance in creation until I was at least nineteen.
There were nineteen of them, by actual count, and they were of all sizes from a tiny child to one almost a grown woman.
Janet, you'll never know what I've suffered these nineteen years.
In my young days we were in the nursery at nineteen.
In Number Nineteen, on Michael's right, was a sad and tragic company.
If want to know more, I'm nineteen years old, and I come from the West Indies.
At the time of which I write I was nineteen years old, a student at Yale.
The harpooner was only nineteen years old (and I have never had anything but his own word that he was a harpooner); but he had been too shining and glorious a personality for me ever to address as I paddled around the yacht at a wistful distance.
I would select nineteen more, to myself, throughout the land.
Our business is to construct a cannon measuring nine feet in its interior diameter, six feet thick, and with a stone revetment of nineteen and a half feet in thickness.