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  1. On the south side the moat was about 40 yards broad and on the north only about 16 yards, and though we never found out the depth accurately we imagined it to be about 5 feet at the deepest part. – The Escaping Club by A. J. Evans
  2. The ship California, belonging to the same firm, had been nearly two years on the coast before she collected her full cargo of 40 000 hides. – The Worlds Greatest Books Vol. II: Fiction by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
  3. 40 All y' are x. – Symbolic Logic by Lewis Carroll
  4. May 24, 1838. "$ 40 Reward. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  5. 150 Acres Cotton 30 acres Clover 40 acres Beans 60 acres Wheat 20 acres Barley Within the last few years there has been a tendency to increase the cotton crop and adopt the two years' rotation; but it is not a good practice, as it tends to exhaustion of the soil, especially where there is a want of farmyard manure. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn
  6. My lady started for London by the 12. 40 train. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  7. The navy yard at New York is situated on Long Island, opposite New York, contains forty acres, and cost 40 000 dollars. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  8. 40 specimens from 13 localities. – A Synopsis of Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Osteocephalus by Linda Trueb William E. Duellman
  9. Of nineteen races run over this course, the average time was 33 minutes 40 seconds. – Persia Revisited by Thomas Edward Gordon
  10. What could his 4000 have done to shield the 20, 000 of Otto and York from those 40 000 French under Souham's command? – Tourcoing by Hilaire Belloc
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