For the ninety-ninth time I examined the packets of raisins, the bread, and the water bottles.
“Just arrived with a draft of a hundred men from the Hundred and ninety-ninth,” he added proudly.
Every person owning real estate on the Island shall contribute one ninety-ninth part of his income to the said grab-bag.
This includes a considerable area in every state and territory west of the ninety-ninth degree of longitude.
In the last century, Fontenelle expired in his ninety-ninth year; Buffon in his eighty-first; Voltaire in his eighty-fourth.
It is said that one-half the world does not know how the other half lives, but not the ninety-ninth part knows how it dies.
With this addition, the One Hundred and ninety-ninth would be full and able to leave within a week.
I believe that's the nine hundred and ninety-ninth time I've answered that question this season.
They form the ninety-ninth part of the rock in this quarter.
Cousin Nancy Greene, my father's cousin, enters to-day upon her ninety-ninth year.