I am honored to be in the timeless city of Cairo, and to be hosted by two remarkable institutions. For over a thousand years, Al-Azhar has stood as a beacon of Islamic learning, and for over a century, Cairo University has been a source of Egypt's advancement.
If the stars shone but once in a thousand years, men would gaze, awe -struck and worshipful, on a vision which is not less but more wonderful because it shines nightly above the whole earth.
Some of the bronze pieces go back to the 17th century B. C., but the collection itself was set up by the first emperor of the Sung dynasty over a thousand years ago.
Berners - Lee: I think, Scott, I'll answer that one in a thousand years' time, if that's OK.
If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown!
How did the Chamber of Secrets' entrance, constructed almost a thousand years ago, get hidden inside modern plumbing?
And you think you can use it to summon the Dragon Lords from a thousand years of slumber? laughed Rashin.
It's said that the old tree is over a thousand years old.
The clay had hardened, some time in this indeterminate day which had lasted a thousand years.
Wealthy officials and landlords built these queer edifices a thousand years ago.