He translated books of geography, history and religion, and it is from Alfred that our English prose dates
, just as English poetry dates
We must persist to the last in hunting down the date of Laura's journey.
"You mean," said Marian, "the discovery that Laura did not leave Blackwater Park till after the date of her death on the doctor's certificate?"
For an instant he dared not look, but Monsieur Thuran, who had leaned nearer to see the date, exclaimed that he was safe.
Spider was the first to see the date, and ere any knew what his intention was he raised himself to his feet, and lunged over the side of the boat, to disappear forever into the green depths beneath--the coin had not been the 1875 piece.
"I never received any arsenic from the prisoner, or from any one else, at the date
to which you refer, of at any other date
The ceiling was completely covered with names, dates
, and monograms, done with candle-smoke.
It was the marriage certificate of the dead parents, and the date it bore was March the twentieth, eighteen hundred and forty-six.
She tried to begin; she tried to follow his finger, as she had followed it already to the signatures and the dates. But her senses seemed to share the confusion of her mind -- the words mingled together, and the lines swam before her eyes.
She philosophically noted dates
as they came past in the revolution of the year; the disastrous night of her undoing at Trantridge with its dark background of The Chase; also the dates
of the baby's birth and death; also her own birthday; and every other day individualized by incidents in which she had taken some share.
One day, having to go a long way from home, he mounted his horse, taking with him a small wallet in which he had put a few biscuits and dates, because he had to pass through the desert where no food was to be got.
"When you arrived here did you not sit down on the ground?" asked the genius, "and did you not take some dates from your wallet, and whilst eating them did not you throw the stones about?"