Usage examples for 2d

  1. Michillimackinac, 12 June, 1763. Sir: Notwithstanding that I wrote you in my last, that all the savages were arrived, and that every thing seemed in perfect tranquillity, yet, on the 2d instant, the Chippewas, who live in a plain near this fort, assembled to play ball, as they had done almost every day since their arrival. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  2. Average cost for this quantity, 2d – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. Both, I replied, else I should not have paid 2d – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill
  4. 924: 1st American, from the 2d London Ed. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. See now, if she had been some labourer's daughter, She might have saved herself, for aught he cared; But now- 2d Woman. – The Saint's Tragedy by Charles Kingsley
  6. The Union Pacific Railway, Main Line, was sold under the decree of the United States Court for the District of Nebraska, on the 1st and 2d of November of this year. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. But she told him that she would be sole mistress of her fortune on the 2d of November, the date of her twenty- first birthday. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  8. " Second Earl Spencer" and " Cup- Bearer" were 1st and 2d prize bulls at Berwick. – Cattle and Cattle-breeders by William M'Combie
  9. Average cost, exclusive of the cold meat, 2d – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  10. On May 2d the snow had almost ceased falling and the wind had somewhat subsided, when at eleven o'clock we parted from the quaint old skipper whose " Dear eyes!" – The Lure of the Labrador Wild by Dillon Wallace
  11. My head was slightly hurt by striking against some things which were in the pocket of the carriage; but this accident was not worth stopping for, and we arrived at Paris on the same night, the 2d of July. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  12. Meanwhile in from center sped Satterlee, 2d – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  13. Delegations escorted him from one town to the next, and at last, on the afternoon of July 2d he rode into Cambridge, where, the next day, in the shadow of a great elm on Cambridge Common, he took command of his army, and began the six years' struggle which resulted in the establishment of the independence of the United States of America. – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  14. By the term adaptation, we mean such choice of style, material, size and arrangement as shall fit the structure: 1st, to the site; 2d to the climate; and 3d, to the uses for which it is built. – Woodward's Country Homes by George E. Woodward F. W. Woodward
  15. On Saturday, the 2d of March, 1805, Mr. Burr took leave of the Senate. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  16. Was it September 2d or 3d, 1850? – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  17. The place of honor in the thrust toward Soissons on July 18 was given to our 1st and 2d Divisions in company with chosen French divisions. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  18. February 2d a date near the anniversary of the engagement, was agreed upon, also a quiet wedding with no " tour." – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  19. A bond to be granted me upon the terms of the first loan, bearing date from the 2d October, for one lac of sicca rupees. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  20. The act of Congress of March 2d 1821, to reduce and fix the military establishment, remaining unexecuted as it regards the command of one of the regiments of artillery, can not now be deemed a guide to the Executive in making the proper appointment. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various