Sentence Examples

  • The length of the legislative session is forty-five days, but it may be extended by a vote of two-thirds of the members elected to each house.
  • I went there and found two thirds of the men and horses knocked out, two guns smashed, and no supports at all.
  • No act takes effect until ninety days after its passage unless two-thirds of the members of each house specifically order otherwise.
  • The area under rye is about 0.5% of the total, of which about two-thirds lie in the Alpine and about one-third in the Apennine zone.
  • They consist of long leases, under which the landlord shares the costs of improvements and builds farm-houses; also leases of orange and lemon gardens, two-thirds of the prot~uce of which go to the landlord, while the farmer contributes half the cost of farming besides the labor.