A ton on some other planet, where the attraction of gravity is less, does not weigh half a ton.
"This confounded blunderbuss must weigh a ton, I think," Loubet went on.
We only got a ton after all, when we should have liked a dozen or fourteen tons!
Tell Gubby I think of him as much as when I weighed half a ton.
We'll get more ounces to the ton out of our crushings than they ever heard of on the Rand, too.
There must be half a ton of diamonds, rubies and emeralds aboard.
Choicer grapes, as Delaware, Iona and Dutchess, often sell from $75 to $100 a ton.
The form of her declaration was dry, almost peremptory—but not its ton.
"I wish my Lady could only hear all this," said Rep ton, in a whisper to Martin.
I let him have a ton for twelve pounds and he went away joyfully.