Usage examples for 40th

  1. Price of woman $ 2, price of room $ 2. June 8, 1912. 8. 15 P. M. Investigator counted 13 street walkers on Seventh Avenue between 34th and 40th Streets. – Commercialized Prostitution in New York City by George Jackson Kneeland
  2. As the British right was not menaced, four of the brigades on the hill on that flank were ordered to cross the valley and to take post with the 40th Regiment for the defence of the ridge. – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  3. In March, 1863, Company I of the 40th regiment, having from one cause or another lost all its officers, unanimously desired that I should become their captain, and this desire was approved by Colonel Brockenbrough, who commanded that regiment, as well as by General Heth, who commanded the brigade. – Reminiscences of a Rebel by Wayland Fuller Dunaway
  4. We have just secured the group of seven apartment houses which are rapidly nearing completion on East 40th Street between Central and Scoville Avenues. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  5. The volume contained also two letters on the 40th and 47th numbers of the Spectator. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  6. The province was called New Netherland, and embraced the territory within the 40th and 45th degrees of north latitude. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  7. As has been seen, the 40th Congress assembled immediately upon the adjournment of the 39th; and on March 7, 1867, the new Judiciary Committee was authorized to proceed with the investigation, and to continue it during any recess the House might take. – The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction by Charles Ernest Chadsey
  8. Three French officers of the 40th, who were in plain clothes amongst the crowd, were cut down and severely wounded. – Rome in 1860 by Edward Dicey
  9. Good Housekeeping, 119 West 40th Street, New York City. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  10. 24th and 40th Line regiments. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  11. In the meantime the projectile had reached the altitude of the 40th degree of lunar latitude at a distance that could not be greater than 800 kilometres. – The Moon-Voyage by Jules Verne
  12. I omitted to mention that the 40th regiment had arrived from England before we left the banks of the Mississippi, but it being after the failure they were of no use, and were consequently not permitted to land. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  13. The year 1865 had made plain the necessities of the hour, the condition of the South, the attitude of the President, and in short had prepared the people for the great struggle which was to follow in the 39th and 40th Congresses. – The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction by Charles Ernest Chadsey
  14. Whatever the cause, there was a strange absence of high explosives, and the line was not thickly held by the men of the 40th Division, who have lately come from Russia. – From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917 by Philip Gibbs
  15. The peculiarity of its form in Europe north of the 50th, and in North America north of the 40th parallel of latitude, is now universally attributed to the action of ice, and the difference of opinion respecting it is now chiefly restricted to the question whether land- ice or floating icebergs have played the chief part in its distribution. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell