The forty-seventh stanza is a very great improvement of the original.
How should he use his future life,—he who as yet had not passed his forty-seventh year?
He was in his forty-seventh year, but was still a young man in constitution, in appearance and in manners.
So, being fond of a stirring life, I entered as a private in the forty-seventh.
Mrs. Carruth had passed her forty-seventh birthday, but did not look more than thirty-eight.
"You will win," she repeated, when they were almost at forty-seventh Street.
The forty-seventh was his own, which he cast in favor of Rezzonico.
He then asked me what my plea on the specification of the forty-seventh article of war was.
General Sir William Anson rode at the head of his regiment, the forty-seventh.
He was in his forty-seventh year when he fought at Waterloo.