At twelve the boy was placed on the foundation of St Paul's School (then in St Paul's Churchyard), and in his nineteenth year he obtained an open scholarship at Balliol.
Nineteenth-century pictures have been eliminated as foreign to the character of the collection, and inferior works relegated to a side passage.
In 1844 an article by Mr Barnett in the Nineteenth Century discussed the question of university settlements.
In my nineteenth year I was admitted to the diaconate, in my thirtieth to the priesthood, both by the hands of the most reverend Bishop John (of Hexham), and at the bidding of Abbot Ceolfrid.
Lichtenberger, History of German Theology in the Nineteenth Century (1889) pp. 446-458.
His great achievement was the History of Germany in the Nineteenth Century.
Jenks in the Nineteenth Report (1900).
Lichtenberger, History of German Theology in the Nineteenth Century (1889).
The Contemporary Review (1866), long edited by Sir Percy Bunting, and the Nineteenth Century (1877), founded and edited by Sir James Knowles, and renamed Nineteenth Century and After in 1900, are similar in character, consisting of signed articles by men of mark of all opinions upon questions of the day.
A wild-eyed, crazed techno-optimist of the nineteenth century concluded that in fifty years there would be a telephone in every town in America.
And yet the future I envision is no more like what we have today than a state-of-the-art Volvo factory is like a nineteenth-century London sweatshop.
Recall my comparison of a nineteenth-century London factory to a factory that makes Volvos today.
So did de Tocqueville, touring nineteenth-century America, when he wrote that "All those who seek to destroy the liberties of a democratic nation ought to know that war is the surest and shortest means to accomplish it."
Mark Twain has said that the two most interesting characters of the nineteenth century are Napoleon and Helen Keller.
It seems as if a child who could see and hear until her nineteenth month must retain some of her first impressions, though ever so faintly.
The very fact that the nineteenth century has not produced many authors whom the world may count among the greatest of all time does not in my opinion justify the remark, "There may come a time when people cease to write."
We boast that we belong to the Nineteenth Century and are making the most rapid strides of any nation.
If we live in the Nineteenth Century, why should we not enjoy the advantages which the Nineteenth Century offers?
On the eighteenth and nineteenth of November, the army advanced two days' march and the enemy's outposts after a brief interchange of shots retreated.
In the highest army circles from midday on the nineteenth, a great, excitedly bustling activity began which lasted till the morning of the twentieth, when the memorable battle of Austerlitz was fought.
Till midday on the nineteenth, the activity--the eager talk, running to and fro, and dispatching of adjutants--was confined to the Emperor's headquarters.
By evening, the adjutants had spread it to all ends and parts of the army, and in the night from the nineteenth to the twentieth, the whole eighty thousand allied troops rose from their bivouacs to the hum of voices, and the army swayed and started in one enormous mass six miles long.
"Dearest," said the little princess after breakfast on the morning of the nineteenth March, and her downy little lip rose from old habit, but as sorrow was manifest in every smile, the sound of every word, and even every footstep in that house since the terrible news had come, so now the smile of the little princess--influenced by the general mood though without knowing its cause--was such as to remind one still more of the general sorrow.
The first fifteen years of the nineteenth century in Europe present an extraordinary movement of millions of people.
If the aim of the European wars at the beginning of the nineteenth century had been the aggrandizement of Russia, that aim might have been accomplished without all the preceding wars and without the invasion.