Usage examples for 17

  1. Thompson also reported having received several hundred recruits and captured about 17, 000 pounds of lead. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  2. He died on June 17, 1719, at the age of forty- seven. – The Story of Our Hymns by Ernest Edwin Ryden
  3. 17 Forkel's statement is entitled to respect. – Johann Sebastian Bach by Johann Nikolaus Forkel and Charles Sanford Terry
  4. March 17.- To Godwin's, where took tea with the children, who always have it at 9. Mr. and Madame at 7. March 22.- On to Godwin's; found him at breakfast and joined him. – The Life and Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Volume I (of 2) by Florence A. Thomas Marshall
  5. 10. 04 to 10. 17 58. 8 8. 2 . – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  6. Did Number 17 win a third time? – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  7. 17. lying: used in a double sense. – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  8. 17, 18 Morat, battle of, iii. – History of the English People, Index by John Richard Green
  9. 17- 19 seems to be a clear allusion. – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  10. October 17, 186-- missed in grammer today and got licked. – Brite and Fair by Henry A. Shute
  11. Died at Florence, 17 Sept. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  12. And one of the oldest employees of the store still recalls seeing him come into the place, for the first time in his life, on a Saint Patrick's Day- it probably was March 17, 1874- with a paper package under his arm which contained a couple of fine porcelain plates. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  13. And, to complete the circle of happiness, on September 17 of the following year, 1858, was born also a daughter, Margaret Anne. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  14. Mitre marched out at the head of her forces and at the battle of Pavon, September 17, 1861, he overthrew the provincial forces. – The South American Republics Part I of II by Thomas C. Dawson
  15. 17. " Whence Scaliger falsly concluded that articles were useless." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  16. The 17- year rise in crime has been stopped. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. 17. No Freshman shall call up or down, to or from his Senior's chamber or his own. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  18. Let us now increase the height of fall to 17 inches. – The Splash of a Drop by A. M. Worthington
  19. 17. The cows lie under the trees in the meadow. – Practical Exercises in English by Huber Gray Buehler
  20. Jules went directly to a small bin which was numbered 17, and took there from the topmost bottle. – The Grand Babylon Hotel by Arnold Bennett