How many arrobas does the moon weigh?
"The Lands of the Saracen" by Bayard Taylor
Moreover, there must also be given two arrobas of rice, and one hen.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803" by E.H. Blair
The exports of coffee for the whole island, were, in 1840, 2,197,771 arrobas; in 1841, 1,260,9201/2 arrobas.
"The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom" by P. L. Simmonds
That was so excellent a scheme that three thousand arrobas of metal were collected in a few days.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XVII, 1609-1616" by Various
To both classes is given one arroba of Castilian wine, and flour for the mass.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XXII, 1625-29" by Various
From Quito to Papallacta, two days and a half; riding beast, $2 silver, and $1 20 for each cargo of three arrobas.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
English, and the arroba 25 1/2 lbs.
"Recollections of Manilla and the Philippines" by Robert Mac Micking
A Spanish wine-measure, eight of which make an arroba.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
That chief spent at that feast more than four hundred arrobas of wine, and more than one thousand birds.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
Fifty years later, a thousand mills produced eight million arrobas; that is to say, each mill produced six times more sugar.
"History of Cuba; or, Notes of a Traveller in the Tropics" by Maturin M. Ballou
In the year 1770 there were exported to Vera Cruz more than five arrobas of wax.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 2" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
Thousands of arrobas of sugar, gone in a breath!
"Mavis of Green Hill" by Faith Baldwin
A patache arrived at Manila on December 27 from Macan, laden with five thousand arrobas of iron for Captain Juan Lopez de Ariduin.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume 29 of 55" by Various