Usage examples for thirteenth

  1. The Court poets of the thirteenth century do not here concern us for their own sake. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  2. Then said the King to his wife, " If the thirteenth child which thou art about to bring into the world, is a girl, the twelve boys shall die, in order that her possessions may be great, and that the kingdom may fall to her alone." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  3. There are times when I think I will have it framed and present it to the club, with red- ink crosses against the thirteenth and fourteenth holes. – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  4. The story is told by Strabo, in his thirteenth book. – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  5. A thirteenth writes, Please accept my mite, by the hand of my brother. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  6. Be that as it may, it certainly dates from the thirteenth century. – Flags: Some Account of their History and Uses. by Andrew Macgeorge
  7. Now you have thirteen sons, and you must give the thirteenth to the Diachbha." – Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah Curtin
  8. Thirteenth row:- Seam 2, knit 2, thread forward and knit 1, thread forward and knit 2, seam 2, knit 1, knit 2 together, knit 2, and repeat. – Exercises in Knitting by Cornelia Mee
  9. To be sure, the thirteenth century was one of the greatest in the annals of the race. – Christianity and Progress by Harry Emerson Fosdick
  10. On the night of the thirteenth when the Club met at the usual hour for supper, Miller was not present. – The Comstock Club by Charles Carroll Goodwin
  11. It was the dawn, from which I gathered that it must be approaching the thirteenth hour. – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  12. The English of the thirteenth century is scarcely intelligible to the modern reader. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  13. For the commencement of the thirteenth century, it was progress. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  14. There is not nearly so much left for us to see as there is of the thirteenth century. – Stained Glass Tours in France by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
  15. He ordered the Thirteenth legion to take up their position on the raised Postumian high- road. – Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  16. And the eight thousand dollars lasted a long time, it was still paying little bills, and buying birthday presents, and treating Alfie to a " safety bicycle," and Mary Lou to dancing lessons when, on a wet afternoon in her thirteenth summer, little Susan Brown came in from school to find that Mother was very ill. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  17. She was born in June, 1757. Her mother married Deacon Hale when Alice was in her thirteenth year. – Nathan Hale by Jean Christie Root
  18. On the nights of the twelfth and thirteenth of October, soon after Claudius had been suddenly stricken down by his violent malady, the doctors announced to Agrippina that the emperor was lost. – The Women of the Caesars by Guglielmo Ferrero
  19. It is said that in the thirteenth century the inhabitants of 272 England used to amuse themselves by fastening the bones of an animal beneath their feet, and pushing themselves about on the ice by means of a stick pointed with iron. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly