Usage examples for eighth

  1. Its great monastery enjoyed the distinction from the sixth to the eighth century of being second to none in its widespread influence in behalf of the intellectual life of Europe. – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  2. It was formally written, and the date set was Tuesday, April the eighth at half- past one. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  3. His first school- mistress was an old woman, who was concerned chiefly with his soul, and who gave him, before he had completed his eighth year, an intimate knowledge of the Bible. – Mary Wollstonecraft by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  4. Accordingly, in the twenty- seventh year of Henry the Eighth the course was entirely altered. – Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America by Edmund Burke
  5. Said a messenger to Jacob Downey: " They want you on the eighth floor." – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  6. On the second ledge the same casting was gone through with, but it was not until the eighth attempt that the rope stayed up. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  7. On the eighth day of my stay an Indian stopped me in the street, saying that an old friend had charged him to say that she wished to see me. – Montezuma's Daughter by H. Rider Haggard
  8. There, said she, that's done, and that makes the eighth – The Children's Book of Christmas Stories by Various
  9. Every morning, of course, I looked at the babies, but it was not till the eighth day of their life that I found their eyes open. – A Bird-Lover in the West by Olive Thorne Miller Harriet Mann Miller
  10. May I read to you a few words from the eighth chapter of St. John? – Addresses by Phillips Brooks
  11. He asked the question of a gentleman, and was advised to take a Fourth Avenue car through the tunnel as far as Eighth Street, but he thought he should prefer to walk, as it would enable him to enjoy the sights and scenes of the metropolis. – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  12. The way now was barred by three- eighth inch iron; he was a prisoner in the pit. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  13. Those letters to the Brown girl, in Thirty- eighth Street, are at the bottom of it, Ben. – Cupid's Middleman by Edward B. Lent
  14. My eighth argument was too much for it, and we re- appeared in the daylight together. – The Holiday Round by A. A. Milne
  15. The Eighth Heaven, the Fixed Stars. – Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete by Dante Alighieri
  16. It is true that the Grand Canyon remains not the eighth but the first wonder of the world. – The Go Ahead Boys and Simon's Mine by Ross Kay
  17. On the eighth the whole American force again moved forward. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  18. Indeed, at that very time, Ireland was more in daily contact with Italy, France, and Spain, than had been the case since the eighth century. – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  19. Wednesday the Twenty- eighth When Dinky- Dunk came in last night, after his drive out from Buckhorn, there was a look on his face that rather frightened me. – The Prairie Wife by Arthur Stringer