Some of the briefer articles, which contribute to make up the volume, have likewise been written since my involuntary withdrawal from the toils and honours of public life, and the remainder are gleaned from annuals and magazines, of such antique date
, that they have gone round the circle, and come back to novelty again.
were inscribed in an itinerary divided into columns, indicating the month, the day of the month, and the day for the stipulated and actual arrivals at each principal point Paris, Brindisi, Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Yokohama, San Francisco, New York, and London--from the 2nd of October to the 21st of December; and giving a space for setting down the gain made or the loss suffered on arrival at each locality.
Let me have the date
of the reception by your uncle of the letter, and the date
of his supposed suicide.
His paper, at the date
when I began to know him, was a living, comfortable and decent, but without the least promise of wealth in it, or the hope even of a much better condition.
He was standing before a goat-skin tent amidst a clump of date
palms within a tiny oasis.
of my departure had been set; I was to leave in two weeks.
We can choose a certain date
from among them--the one to draw this date
first from beneath a piece of cloth will be the first.
It impelled him to ascertain the date
at which the murder had been committed, and
WHAT I have now to tell you of Mary is derived from information obtained at a date
in my life later by many years than any date
of which I have written yet.
My public servants have been fools and rogues from the date
of your accession to power," replied the State; "my legislative bodies, both State and municipal, are bands of thieves; my taxes are insupportable; my courts are corrupt; my cities are a disgrace to civilisation; my corporations have their hands at the throats of every private interest - all my affairs are in disorder and criminal confusion.
On the date
therein mentioned the prisoner at the bar, Mr.
The old chronicles did not weave their history into stories, they simply put down a date
and something that happened on that date