Usage examples for 8th

  1. About a month after Victor Emmanuel's death the old Pope died, the 8th of February, 1878, quite suddenly at the end. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  2. You're the 8th Cavalry, ain't you? – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  3. These letters would reach New York on the 23d and 8th of each month. – A General Plan for a Mail Communication by Steam, Between Great Britain and the Eastern and Western Parts of the World by James MacQueen
  4. We halted at six A. M. on the 8th, in time to avoid a great deal of rain which fell during the day, and again proceeded on our journey at eight in the evening, the wind being fresh from the E. S. E., with thick, wet weather. – Three Voyages for the Discovery of a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and Narrative of an Attempt to Reach the North Pole, Volume 2 (of 2) by Sir William Edward Parry
  5. We were now sent away from the battle area for a rest and on the 8th October arrived at Lignereuil, where we remained for ten days. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  6. " We leave for Berkeley Square to- morrow, for the Coronation on the 8th," she said, playing with her fan in a way which would have betrayed to her intimates that she was not at ease. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  7. In 1869 the bark Navy anchored under Kolyutschin Island from the 8th to the 10th October. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  8. The powers now to be committed to the national legislature, as they are detailed in the 8th section of the first article, have already been chiefly delegated to the Congress, under one form or another, except those which are contained in the first paragraph of that section. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  9. The Queen and Elizabeth had come for the Protestant State funeral service of King Edward, which took place on the 8th of August, and there was also a service according to the ritual of the Church of Rome celebrated at Mary's command, in the Royal Chapel of the Tower, where Mary had now taken up her residence. – Ten Girls from History by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  10. On the 8th of March, 1846, the joyous news ran through the American camp, at Corpus Christi, that the tents were at last to be struck. – History of the War Between Mexico and the United States, with a Preliminary View of its Origin, Volume 1 by Brantz Mayer
  11. They sailed on the 8th of June, by a curious coincidence exactly forty years from the day he had sailed on the Quaker City to win his great fame. – 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
  12. Knit 8 rows, at the end of the 8th row decrease a stitch; knit 4 rows and decrease again at the end of the 4th; after this, decrease every other row until there are only 14 stitches: knit a row and cast off. – The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book by Miss Watts
  13. Two batteries of horse- artillery, two heavy and two light field batteries, of the 8th Field- artillery regiment. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  14. Sebastopol could hope no longer for assistance from without, and on the 8th of September the blow which had failed in June was dealt once more. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  15. We will now extract that portion of the Memoirs of the Jesuits, Vol. I., in which Father Amiot recounts the arrival of the Kalmucks in China, dated Pekin, November 8th, 1772. I copy this curious document from Father Amiot's original manuscript. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell
  16. We spent the night making short boards, the weather being misty and rainy, with little wind; and, between four and five of the morning of the 8th, we had again a sight of the N. W. land; and soon after, on account of a calm, and a current driving us toward the shore, we found it necessary to anchor in twelve fathoms water, about two miles from the coast. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  17. He was still there very early in the morning of December 8th, 1892. He was sitting up in bed. – Jeremy by Hugh Walpole
  18. On Sunday, the 8th December, 1907, the police made a desperate attempt to enforce the law; every place of amusement was shut up; lectures, religious concerts, even the social meetings of the Young Men's Christian Association, were rigorously put a stop to. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  19. On the 8th of January Bitwaddad Damash, in command, with the " brave" Goji as his lieutenant, and accompanied by seven or eight hundred men, started for Wadela. – A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People by Henry Blanc