As a rule, there is not more than one short sentence for a year, sometimes not even that, but merely a date
. It is like this:--
"I can think of no means of ascertaining the date at present," I said, "because I can think of no persons who are sure to know it, but Count Fosco and Sir Percival Glyde."
We must persist to the last in hunting down the date of Laura's journey.
"The oldest date is eighteen-seventy-five, and there is only one of that year."
For an instant he dared not look, but Monsieur Thuran, who had leaned nearer to see the date, exclaimed that he was safe.
There was no name signed, and no date
. It was an inscription well calculated to pique curiosity.
She saw the well-known signature: "Andrew Vanstone." She saw the customary attestations of the two witnesses; and the date of the document, reverting to a period of more than five years since.
It was the marriage certificate of the dead parents, and the date it bore was March the twentieth, eighteen hundred and forty-six.
"The prisoner at the bar called at my shop on the date
indicated on my register, some days later than the date
indicated in the register of Mr.
It is not necessary to discuss at length a minor question which has been raised by Boeckh, respecting the imaginary date
at which the conversation was held (the year 411 B.
It impelled him to ascertain the date
at which the murder had been committed, and
He had only to make the date
at which the loan expired coincide with the date
of his marriage, and there was his father-in-law's money at his disposal, or at his wife's disposal--which meant the same thing.