And for starters, where would that fifty-first star go, anyway?
Even in South Staffordshire, where the mines are comparatively wholesome, few men reach their fifty-first year.
Hoppner died on the 23d January 1810, in the fifty-first year of his age.
Sick of the equatorial fever, or of chagrin from failure, Drake died off Porto Bello in the fifty-first year of his age.
He died in 1769, in the fifty-first year of his ministry, aged 73.
The latter portion he achieved in three volumes more, which he gave to the world on his fifty-first birthday, in 1788.
Then they had gone to the corner of fifty-first and Madison and looked for nothing.
On the 8th of May 1794, the guillotine did its work; and in his fifty-first year Lavoisier "joined the majority."
And here it is, saying itself for the fifty-first time in my Journal.
I had a touch of it last winter when the fifty-first boys went off, and I came very near going along with them, too.