A week ago she might have pondered the longevity of their marriage.
Rapidity of growth and longevity vary greatly according to circumstances and to the species.
"Pussi," the gorilla of the Breslau Zoological Gardens, holds a record for longevity, with over seven years of menagerie life.
The longevity of the fish has probably been much exaggerated, and the statements of carp of 200 years living in the ponds of Pont-Chartrain and other places in France and elsewhere do not rest on satisfactory evidence.
Viability, by which are meant fecundity, longevity and vigour, was low in average.