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I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
About this time the famous Philippine painter, Juan Luna (vide p. 195), was released after six monthsʼ imprisonment as a suspect.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
We had six field-pieces, but we only took four, harnessed wit twice the usual number of horses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
On four bells there are four times as many changes as on three; that is—four times six changes, which makes Twenty-four.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
On three bells are three times as many changes as there are on two; that is—three times two changes, which makes six.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
And it was no light task, then, for six hundred men to keep the peace on a thousand miles of frontier.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They landed more than six hundred of their men and more than one thousand Moros of the country, who also came in their ships.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
"Here's my authority, yuh blasted runt," he yelled, and jerked his six-shooter to a level with the policeman's breast.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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