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o'clock Sentence Examples

  • Dinner will be ready at six O'clock.

  • It was almost three O'clock in the afternoon and her stomach was screaming for something to eat.

  • Seven o'clock came and went without Alex.

  • At five o'clock sharp, Adrienne left the hospital.

  • She could set her clock by his arrival - eight o'clock every Friday night - in a blue plaid western shirt and battered black cowboy hat.

  • I shut off all my equipment at six o'clock when my experiment expires.

  • I shut down my experiment at six o'clock.

  • The hot chocolate did its job, but not until well after five o'clock.

  • It was already nearing eight o'clock.

  • At six o'clock we pulled off the highway and found a family style restaurant in a small Maryland town.

  • It grew even more overwhelming after the broadcast of the eleven o'clock news.

  • The child, an eight year old girl named Marcia Stonehurst, was still in bed at one o'clock.

  • Martha was alone with an infant and it was after nine o'clock.

  • It's not even nine o'clock here.

  • Next I was shown a photograph of a chubby cheeked man about forty, with short hair and a six o'clock shadow.

  • You could drop Molly and me off at Logan airport for the ten o'clock flight to California, be in Philadelphia by early evening, and fly out to join us the next morning.

  • I had a couple of Sam Adams and a roast beef sandwich and arrived at the 30th Street station in Philadelphia just before four o'clock.

  • We don't start serving until five o'clock called one of a half dozen women setting out food on a steam line.

  • A number of those in attendance asked if the service was still on for seven o'clock.

  • His jaw was roughened from a five o'clock shadow.

  • It was four o'clock and he'd just returned from Montrose to find Cynthia still damp from her shower.

  • It tells callers looking for reservations to call after four o'clock.

  • However, they needed more supplies—additional batteries, a second flashlight, and marking chalk—all to be purchased at the variety store, which didn't open until eight o'clock.

  • The bidding starts at eleven o'clock, but you can look the items over any time after ten.

  • God, I sound like 'two o'clock, brought to you by Ivory soap, tune in again tomorrow.'

  • Court starts at nine o'clock, Dean said as he piled silverware on the kitchen counter.

  • He closed the door to Brandon Westlake and told the old photographer-antique collector to come back after nine o'clock, claiming a need to do his own Internet work.

  • It was slightly after two o'clock when Dean saw Fitzgerald emerge from The Timberline Deli and stroll to his white Blazer parked on the street.

  • Much as he disliked making Fred wait, he decided to put off the task until nine o'clock but another phone call forced a change of plans.

  • It was near ten o'clock the next morning when Martha awoke in a festive mood with the appetite of a hibernating bear.

  • It was three o'clock.

  • The couple was back in Bird Song by seven o'clock.

  • He rubbed his five o'clock shadow and rose.

  • After milling about until nearly nine o'clock, the entire group began to trek up to the ice park and, as Claire Quincy put it, view this craziness.

  • It's pushing two o'clock in the morning.

  • Just before five o'clock he went to the kitchen to begin preparing spaghetti for Fred and himself, and Martha, whom they had invited to again stay for supper.

  • Connor said, Jesus, it's not even nine o'clock yet and you're drinking.

  • Yes, I can't believe it's one o'clock.

  • I'm meeting someone at eight o'clock tonight for a final sitting.

  • It's ten O'clock, and you've been sleeping longer than you think.

  • Ten O'clock found her hanging over the telephone, her cell phone on her hip.

  • As five O'clock approached, she was beginning to wish she hadn't told Keaton that she would go with him.

  • Which reminds me, you've got a ten o'clock today with your producer to plan out shooting for the next season, Ingrid said.

  • "Two o'clock …" she drifted off, trying to click the calendar note open unsuccessfully.

  • From it the exact time is conveyed each day at one o'clock by electric signal to the chief towns throughout the country; British and the majority of foreign geographers reckon longitude from its meridian.

  • without the occurrence of any event worthy of being chronicled, till suddenly one night at ten o'clock the water was found to shoal, without any sign of breakers or land.

  • The most petty limitations of Jewish commercial activity continued; thus at about this period the community of Prague, in a petition, " complain that they are not permitted to buy victuals in the market before a certain hour, vegetables not before 9 and cattle not before II o'clock; to buy fish is sometimes altogether prohibited; Jewish druggists are not permitted to buy victuals at the same time with Christians " (op. cit.).

  • The attack on the Russian fortified camp began at two o'clock in the afternoon, in the midst of a violent snowstorm; and by nightfall the whole position was in the hands of the Swedes: the Russian army was annihilated.

  • yds., is provided with an electric bell communicating with the warder in the tower, heated by hot-air pipes, and lighted by day through a window on the outer wall of the rotunda, and from sunset till ten o'clock by electric light.

  • In this hopeless state of affairs a false report reached Emmet at one of his depots at nine o'clock in the evening that the military were approaching.

  • Sometimes, in the months of June, July and August, when the sherki or south wind is blowing, the thermometer at break of day is known to stand at 112° F., while at noon it rises to 1 19° and a little before two o'clock to 122°, standing at sunset at 114°, but this scale of temperature is exceptional.

  • So swiftly and noiselessly indeed had the whole revolution proceeded that as late as eight o'clock the next morning very few people in the city were aware of it.

  • One stirring social incident at least marked this part of his life, for, during the revolutionary insurrection in March 1848, the young mathematician, as a member of a company of student volunteers, kept guard in the royal palace from 9 o'clock on the morning of the 24th of March till 1 o'clock on the afternoon of the following day.

  • There could be only one reply, and on Wednesday, the 11th of October 1899, at five o'clock p.m., a state of war existed between the British government and the two Boer republics.

  • The plague was scarcely stayed before the whole city was in flames, a calamity of the first magnitude, but one which in the end caused much good, as the seeds of disease were destroyed, and London has never since been visited by such an epidemic. On the 2nd of September 1666 the fire broke out at one o'clock in the morning at a house in Pudding Lane.

  • On the following day he was with the royal family from six o'clock in the evening till six o'clock the next morning, and convinced himself that a second flight was physically impossible.

  • Actual firing began about 2 o'clock, when the "Merrimac" was nearly a mile from the "Congress" and the "Cumberland."

  • She was in such shallow water that the Confederate iron-clad ram could not get near her at ebb tide, and about 5 o'clock the Confederates postponed her capture until the next day and anchored off Sewell's Point.

  • It was now about eight o'clock, and the light was rapidly failing.

  • A council of war, which met at two o'clock in the morning to consider the practicability of Dahlberg's proposal, at once dismissed it as criminally hazardous.

  • At three o'clock in the afternoon, Dahlberg leading the way, the army reached Grimsted in Laaland without losing a man.

  • On the 2nd-13th of August 1704 Eugene and Marlborough set their forces in motion towards the hostile camps; several streams had to be crossed on the march, and it was seven o'clock (five hours after moving off) when the British of Marlborough's left wing, next the Danube, deployed opposite Blenheim, which Tallard thereupon garrisoned with a large force of his best infantry, aided by a battery of 24-pounder guns.

  • The sale of liquor on Sunday or between one o'clock and five o'clock in the morning of any other day is unlawful.

  • For children under sixteen years of age who are so employed the hours of labour are limited to eight a day and the days to six a week, and such children must not begin work before eight o'clock in the morning or continue after five o'clock in the evening.

  • MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE (1533-1592), French essayist, was born, as he himself tells us, between eleven o'clock and noon on the 28th of February 1533.

  • Dr Howley, archbishop of Canterbury, and the marquis of Conyngham, bearing the news of the king's death, started in a landau with four horses for Kensington, which they reached at five o'clock.

  • NOON, midday, twelve o'clock.

  • according to the Roman system, three o'clock P.M.

  • The ordinary word for twelve o'clock was middceg, midday, also the equivalent of the canonical hour "sext."

  • Thus the assailants, carrying the advanced works by storm, rushed upon the main defences on the heels of the broken advanced guard, and a general engagement was brought on which lasted from 3.30 until nine o'clock in the evening.

  • On the longest day the sun rises at 3 o'clock A.M.

  • His conclusions may be thus summarized: (r) only stars near the solstitial colure had their maximum north and south positions when the sun was near the equinoxes, (2) each star was at its maximum positions when it passed the zenith at six o'clock morning and evening (this he afterwards showed to be inaccurate, and found the greatest change in declination to be proportional to the latitude of the star), (3) the apparent motions of all stars at about the same time was in the same direction.

  • The custom of blowing the wakeman's horn every night at nine o'clock is said to have originated about A.D.

  • his powers as an orator were in full vigour, and he was at his book winter and summer at two o'clock in the morning.

  • a week, or their employment there between nine o'clock in the evening and six o'clock in the morning, except that in the factories requiring continuous night and day employment boys not under fourteen years of age may be employed partly by day and partly by night not exceeding nine hours in any twenty-four.

  • The east and west walls should run parallel to each other, and at right angles to that on the north side, in all the most favoured localities; but in colder or later ones, though parallel, they should be so far removed from a right angle as to get the sun by eleven o'clock.

  • Until 1 o'clock there was no diminution of the Danish fire.

  • The earliest extant account of a liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday is that given in the Peregrinatio Silviae (Eleutheriae),' which dates from the 4th century and contains a detailed account of the Holy Week ceremonies at Jerusalem by a Spanish lady of rank The actual festival began at one o'clock with a service in the church on the Mount of Olives; at three o'clock clergy and people went in procession, singing hymns, to the scene of the Ascension; two hours of prayer, singing and reading of appropriate Scriptures followed, until, at five o'clock the reading of the passage from the Gospel telling how "the children with olive branches and palms go to meet the Lord, and cry: ` Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord '" gave the signal for the crowd to break up, and, carrying branches of olive and palm, to conduct the bishop, in eo typo quo tune Dominus deductus est, 2 with cries of "Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord!"

  • At 8 o'clock the frontal attack began by a vigorous artillery engagement, in which the French, though greatly outnumbered in guns, held their own, and three hours later Waldeck, whose attention had been absorbed by events on the front, found a long line of the enemy already formed up in his rear.

  • For purposes of service not required to be personal, it means before six o'clock on any week-day except Saturday, and before 2 P.M.

  • The capital, Calcutta, lies in 88° E., so that when the sun sets at six o'clock there, it is just past mid-day in England and early morning in New York.

  • On the 27th, the day of Oxford's resignation, the discussions concerning his successor detained the council sitting in the queen's presence till two o'clock in the morning, and on retiring Anne was instantly seized with fatal illness.

  • The bombardment began at two o'clock on the morning of Oct.

  • The Bosnians had crossed by nine o'clock, surprising and driving back the small detachment watching the bridge.

  • No child under fourteen years of age may be employed in any work whatever before six o'clock in the morning, after seven o'clock in the evening, or during the hours when the public schools are in session.

  • died at about ten o'clock in the evening."

  • At ten o'clock on the 19th Gustavus mounted his horse and rode straight to the arsenal.

  • The heaviest shock began at 12 minutes 6 seconds past 5 o'clock a.m., Pacific standard time, and lasted 1 minute 5 seconds.

  • The operation is usually performed about three or four o'clock in the afternoon, and the opium collected the next morning.

  • While at supper about 6 o'clock an anonymous letter was brought by an unknown messenger which, having glanced at, he handed to Ward, a gentleman of his service and an intimate friend of Winter, the conspirator, to be read aloud.

  • About 11 o'clock the sheriff and his men came up and immediately began firing into the house.

  • During the summer months the general course of the wind along the sea-coast is interrupted about midday by an incoming current of air, the " sea breeze," which gradually increases until about three o'clock in the afternoon, and then gradually lessens until the offshore wind takes its place.

  • The employment of children under sixteen years of age in any mercantile establishment for more than 10 hours a day, or 55 hours a week, or between 6 o'clock in the evening and 6 o'clock in the morning is prohibited, except one evening each week when they may be permitted to work until 9 o'clock, and except in the evenings from the 15th to the 25th of December when they may be permitted to work until 10 o'clock.

  • By io o'clock the same evening the remainder of the king's guests were safely under lock and key.

  • At 12 o'clock that night the patriotic bishops of Skara and Strangnas were led out into the great square and beheaded.

  • at 1 i o'clock at night Partridge the almanac maker should infallibly die of a raging fever.

  • Fawkes was brought into the king's bedchamber, where the ministers had hastily assembled, at one o'clock.

  • I prosecuted it last night till one o'clock; and I am sure it will be well received."

  • Newton received this problem about 5 o'clock in the afternoon as he was returning from the mint, but, though he was fatigued with business, he solved the problem the same evening.

  • He seemed a little better on the 15th of March, and on the 18th he read the newspapers and conversed with Dr Mead; but at 6 o'clock in the evening he became insensible, and continued in that state till Monday the 20th of March 1727, when he expired without pain between one and two o'clock in the morning.

  • During even the least rigid of these the use of flesh and lacticinia is strictly forbidden; fish, oil and wine are occasionally conceded, but not before two o'clock in the afternoon.

  • They breakfast at five o'clock, take an hour for their dinner at noon - usually in the field - and have their supper at seven.

  • Soon after the purchase President Benjamin Harrison issued a proclamation announcing that this land would be opened to homestead settlement at twelve o'clock noon, on the 22nd of April 1889.

  • His man-servant, who awoke him summer and winter at five o'clock, testified that he had not once failed in thirty years to respond to the call.

  • Dinner will be ready at six O'clock.

  • It was almost three O'clock in the afternoon and her stomach was screaming for something to eat.

  • Seven o'clock came and went without Alex.

  • At five o'clock sharp, Adrienne left the hospital.

  • She could set her clock by his arrival - eight o'clock every Friday night - in a blue plaid western shirt and battered black cowboy hat.

  • I shut off all my equipment at six o'clock when my experiment expires.

  • I shut down my experiment at six o'clock.

  • The hot chocolate did its job, but not until well after five o'clock.

  • It was already nearing eight o'clock.

  • At six o'clock we pulled off the highway and found a family style restaurant in a small Maryland town.

  • It grew even more overwhelming after the broadcast of the eleven o'clock news.

  • Our daily schedule involved Betsy leaving our apartment later than I and returning for a seven o'clock dinner.

  • The child, an eight year old girl named Marcia Stonehurst, was still in bed at one o'clock.

  • Martha was alone with an infant and it was after nine o'clock.

  • It's not even nine o'clock here.

  • Next I was shown a photograph of a chubby cheeked man about forty, with short hair and a six o'clock shadow.

  • You could drop Molly and me off at Logan airport for the ten o'clock flight to California, be in Philadelphia by early evening, and fly out to join us the next morning.

  • I had a couple of Sam Adams and a roast beef sandwich and arrived at the 30th Street station in Philadelphia just before four o'clock.

  • We don't start serving until five o'clock called one of a half dozen women setting out food on a steam line.

  • A number of those in attendance asked if the service was still on for seven o'clock.

  • His jaw was roughened from a five o'clock shadow.

  • It was four o'clock and he'd just returned from Montrose to find Cynthia still damp from her shower.

  • It tells callers looking for reservations to call after four o'clock.

  • However, they needed more supplies—additional batteries, a second flashlight, and marking chalk—all to be purchased at the variety store, which didn't open until eight o'clock.

  • The bidding starts at eleven o'clock, but you can look the items over any time after ten.

  • God, I sound like 'two o'clock, brought to you by Ivory soap, tune in again tomorrow.'

  • Court starts at nine o'clock, Dean said as he piled silverware on the kitchen counter.

  • He closed the door to Brandon Westlake and told the old photographer-antique collector to come back after nine o'clock, claiming a need to do his own Internet work.

  • It was slightly after two o'clock when Dean saw Fitzgerald emerge from The Timberline Deli and stroll to his white Blazer parked on the street.

  • Much as he disliked making Fred wait, he decided to put off the task until nine o'clock but another phone call forced a change of plans.

  • It was near ten o'clock the next morning when Martha awoke in a festive mood with the appetite of a hibernating bear.

  • It was three o'clock.

  • The couple was back in Bird Song by seven o'clock.

  • Two straight days of vigorous outdoor activity coupled with a later-than-usual bedtime caused Dean to sleep through the six o'clock broadcast of Public Radio news, waking only when an extended arm felt an empty bed beside him.

  • He rubbed his five o'clock shadow and rose.

  • After milling about until nearly nine o'clock, the entire group began to trek up to the ice park and, as Claire Quincy put it, view this craziness.

  • It's pushing two o'clock in the morning.

  • Just before five o'clock he went to the kitchen to begin preparing spaghetti for Fred and himself, and Martha, whom they had invited to again stay for supper.

  • Connor said, Jesus, it's not even nine o'clock yet and you're drinking.

  • Yes, I can't believe it's one o'clock.

  • I'm meeting someone at eight o'clock tonight for a final sitting.

  • It's ten O'clock, and you've been sleeping longer than you think.

  • Ten O'clock found her hanging over the telephone, her cell phone on her hip.

  • As five O'clock approached, she was beginning to wish she hadn't told Keaton that she would go with him.

  • Which reminds me, you've got a ten o'clock today with your producer to plan out shooting for the next season, Ingrid said.

  • "Two o'clock …" she drifted off, trying to click the calendar note open unsuccessfully.

  • Fashion shows will be at 12 o'clock and 2pm, featuring designer wedding dresses and accessories.

  • At six o'clock in the evening a family became aware of a fire upstairs, where an infant was fast asleep in his cot.

  • awake2 o'clock on Saturday morning the father of 2 young children was awoken by the sound of a smoke alarm sounding downstairs.

  • Toward eight o'clock in the evening the wind became very boisterous.

  • At four o'clock we ambled ashore and took the cable car up to Capri Town for a stroll.

  • At four o'clock we ambled ashore and took the cable car up to Capri Town for a stroll.

  • decrepit pictures, he was nine o'clock the familiar sound of the key turning made him from his slumbers.

  • discover what you'll never hear on the six o'clock news.

  • It's seven o'clock sharp and the conductor gives the downbeat for the brass band to begin.

  • eclipse of the moon was apparent at 11 p.m. Thursday 12 Got up about 8 o'clock.

  • Do you really want the mating call of an African elephant blaring out at you at two o'clock in the morning without warning?

  • Don't wait until after eleven o'clock on November the eleven o'clock on November the eleventh to break the silence.

  • The 11 O'Clock Show Channel 4 Sacha Baron Cohen's creation Ali G is a typical wannabe gangsta, familiar to urban Britain.

  • It must have been nearly three o'clock when we reached a narrow valley gouged between high, vertical walls and located 150 meters down.

  • On Thursday night, about ten o'clock, he attacked a horse grenadier, who was patroling about the Horse Guards.

  • Mr. Hunt ascended the hustings about half-past one o'clock and proceeded to address the immense multitude.

  • inquireo o'clock in the morning before we were due to start shooting we were anxiously inquiring what aircraft were due from the east.

  • knuckle joint ' being about '6 o'clock ') (Figure 5b.

  • Oh, and lest I forget, they were also lampooned on the comedy satire show, ' Not the Nine O'Clock News ' .

  • I rose at eight o'clock, some ladies having won a few louis, all the others were dried up.

  • On Thursday the Ten O'Clock News obtained pictures of an alleged massacre in Iraq.

  • But before we get to tonight's headliners Five O'Clock Heroes deserve an honorable mention.

  • At three o'clock this morning in a damp, chill mist all hands were roused to work.

  • That night was pretty bad, no sleep from three o'clock, therefore somewhat plaintive in the morning.

  • At around five o'clock the weather was actually quite pleasant.

  • Two o'clock and the thunderous, unbroken roar of thousands of bikers partying like crazy was plain to be heard.

  • At this stage the pedals may be freely rotated; the right pedal should be rotated to around the seven o'clock position.

  • exit the roundabout at 11 o'clock to enter Victoria Street.

  • Twelve o'clock had scarce rung out over London, ere the knocker sounded very gently on the door.

  • About nine o'clock I got it out and started sewing.

  • Near eleven o'clock I did feel a cold shiver run throughout my body.

  • Every morning when the alarm clock goes off at 7 o'clock, I hit snooze.

  • I usually get back home round about eight o'clock in the evening, and have a quick snooze in the car.

  • Monday 19th March Paphos headland We started early at seven o'clock for a short sojourn to the beach area.

  • In the harvest time we would be working up until ten o'clock and later as we had double summertime.

  • I hired a taxi at 2 o'clock a.m. to take me out to the pyramids.

  • Six o'clock arrived and, being so thirsty I was seeing cups of tea in the heat haze, I headed home.

  • About eight o'clock in the evening, a noise is heard, dis- tinct even above the raging of the hurricane.

  • On Christmas Day itself, at three o'clock appropriately, a chef demonstrated how to carve a turkey!

  • His stomach gave a twinge as he thought of food, missing its ten o'clock bacon butty.

  • We learn that the company have put a new engine on the seven o'clock train, and newly upholstered the drawing-room car throughout.

  • At c. 11 o'clock every day, they feed the vultures - an opportunity to get up close to hooded vultures.

  • Scheduling Family Viewing Policy This fixes the nine o'clock watershed.

  • Your standing position should be left foot forward, toes facing 2 o'clock, with your right foot double shoulder width apart behind you.

  • From it the exact time is conveyed each day at one o'clock by electric signal to the chief towns throughout the country; British and the majority of foreign geographers reckon longitude from its meridian.

  • without the occurrence of any event worthy of being chronicled, till suddenly one night at ten o'clock the water was found to shoal, without any sign of breakers or land.

  • The most petty limitations of Jewish commercial activity continued; thus at about this period the community of Prague, in a petition, " complain that they are not permitted to buy victuals in the market before a certain hour, vegetables not before 9 and cattle not before II o'clock; to buy fish is sometimes altogether prohibited; Jewish druggists are not permitted to buy victuals at the same time with Christians " (op. cit.).

  • The attack on the Russian fortified camp began at two o'clock in the afternoon, in the midst of a violent snowstorm; and by nightfall the whole position was in the hands of the Swedes: the Russian army was annihilated.

  • Few things are finer in music or literature than the end of the second act of Die Meistersinger, from the point where Sachs's apprentice begins the riot, to the moment when the watchman, frightened at the silence of the moonlit streets so soon after he has heard all that noise, announces eleven o'clock and bids the folk pray for protection against evil spirits, while the orchestra tells us of the dreams of Walther and Eva and ends by putting poetry even into the pedantic ineptitudes of the malicious Beckmesser.

  • yds., is provided with an electric bell communicating with the warder in the tower, heated by hot-air pipes, and lighted by day through a window on the outer wall of the rotunda, and from sunset till ten o'clock by electric light.

  • In this hopeless state of affairs a false report reached Emmet at one of his depots at nine o'clock in the evening that the military were approaching.

  • Sometimes, in the months of June, July and August, when the sherki or south wind is blowing, the thermometer at break of day is known to stand at 112° F., while at noon it rises to 1 19° and a little before two o'clock to 122°, standing at sunset at 114°, but this scale of temperature is exceptional.

  • So swiftly and noiselessly indeed had the whole revolution proceeded that as late as eight o'clock the next morning very few people in the city were aware of it.

  • One stirring social incident at least marked this part of his life, for, during the revolutionary insurrection in March 1848, the young mathematician, as a member of a company of student volunteers, kept guard in the royal palace from 9 o'clock on the morning of the 24th of March till 1 o'clock on the afternoon of the following day.

  • There could be only one reply, and on Wednesday, the 11th of October 1899, at five o'clock p.m., a state of war existed between the British government and the two Boer republics.

  • The plague was scarcely stayed before the whole city was in flames, a calamity of the first magnitude, but one which in the end caused much good, as the seeds of disease were destroyed, and London has never since been visited by such an epidemic. On the 2nd of September 1666 the fire broke out at one o'clock in the morning at a house in Pudding Lane.

  • On the following day he was with the royal family from six o'clock in the evening till six o'clock the next morning, and convinced himself that a second flight was physically impossible.

  • Actual firing began about 2 o'clock, when the "Merrimac" was nearly a mile from the "Congress" and the "Cumberland."

  • She was in such shallow water that the Confederate iron-clad ram could not get near her at ebb tide, and about 5 o'clock the Confederates postponed her capture until the next day and anchored off Sewell's Point.

  • It was now about eight o'clock, and the light was rapidly failing.

  • A council of war, which met at two o'clock in the morning to consider the practicability of Dahlberg's proposal, at once dismissed it as criminally hazardous.

  • At three o'clock in the afternoon, Dahlberg leading the way, the army reached Grimsted in Laaland without losing a man.

  • On the 2nd-13th of August 1704 Eugene and Marlborough set their forces in motion towards the hostile camps; several streams had to be crossed on the march, and it was seven o'clock (five hours after moving off) when the British of Marlborough's left wing, next the Danube, deployed opposite Blenheim, which Tallard thereupon garrisoned with a large force of his best infantry, aided by a battery of 24-pounder guns.

  • The sale of liquor on Sunday or between one o'clock and five o'clock in the morning of any other day is unlawful.

  • For children under sixteen years of age who are so employed the hours of labour are limited to eight a day and the days to six a week, and such children must not begin work before eight o'clock in the morning or continue after five o'clock in the evening.

  • MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE (1533-1592), French essayist, was born, as he himself tells us, between eleven o'clock and noon on the 28th of February 1533.

  • Dr Howley, archbishop of Canterbury, and the marquis of Conyngham, bearing the news of the king's death, started in a landau with four horses for Kensington, which they reached at five o'clock.

  • NOON, midday, twelve o'clock.

  • according to the Roman system, three o'clock P.M.

  • The ordinary word for twelve o'clock was middceg, midday, also the equivalent of the canonical hour "sext."

  • After second Par= every conceivable means of intimidation had been tition of unscrupulously applied for twelve weeks, the second treaty of partition was signed at three o'clock on the morning of the 23rd of September 1793.

  • Thus the assailants, carrying the advanced works by storm, rushed upon the main defences on the heels of the broken advanced guard, and a general engagement was brought on which lasted from 3.30 until nine o'clock in the evening.

  • On the longest day the sun rises at 3 o'clock A.M.

  • His conclusions may be thus summarized: (r) only stars near the solstitial colure had their maximum north and south positions when the sun was near the equinoxes, (2) each star was at its maximum positions when it passed the zenith at six o'clock morning and evening (this he afterwards showed to be inaccurate, and found the greatest change in declination to be proportional to the latitude of the star), (3) the apparent motions of all stars at about the same time was in the same direction.

  • The custom of blowing the wakeman's horn every night at nine o'clock is said to have originated about A.D.

  • his powers as an orator were in full vigour, and he was at his book winter and summer at two o'clock in the morning.

  • a week, or their employment there between nine o'clock in the evening and six o'clock in the morning, except that in the factories requiring continuous night and day employment boys not under fourteen years of age may be employed partly by day and partly by night not exceeding nine hours in any twenty-four.

  • The east and west walls should run parallel to each other, and at right angles to that on the north side, in all the most favoured localities; but in colder or later ones, though parallel, they should be so far removed from a right angle as to get the sun by eleven o'clock.

  • Until 1 o'clock there was no diminution of the Danish fire.

  • The earliest extant account of a liturgical celebration of Palm Sunday is that given in the Peregrinatio Silviae (Eleutheriae),' which dates from the 4th century and contains a detailed account of the Holy Week ceremonies at Jerusalem by a Spanish lady of rank The actual festival began at one o'clock with a service in the church on the Mount of Olives; at three o'clock clergy and people went in procession, singing hymns, to the scene of the Ascension; two hours of prayer, singing and reading of appropriate Scriptures followed, until, at five o'clock the reading of the passage from the Gospel telling how "the children with olive branches and palms go to meet the Lord, and cry: ` Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord '" gave the signal for the crowd to break up, and, carrying branches of olive and palm, to conduct the bishop, in eo typo quo tune Dominus deductus est, 2 with cries of "Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord!"

  • At 8 o'clock the frontal attack began by a vigorous artillery engagement, in which the French, though greatly outnumbered in guns, held their own, and three hours later Waldeck, whose attention had been absorbed by events on the front, found a long line of the enemy already formed up in his rear.

  • 71; frequently cited) before the Illinois Supreme Court in July 1841 in which he argued against the validity of a note in payment for a negro girl, adducing the Ordinance of 1787 and other authorities; a case (tried in Chicago in September 1857) for the Rock Island railway, sued for damages by the owners of a steamboat sunk after collision with a railway bridge, a trial in which Lincoln brought to the service of his client a surveyor's knowledge of mathematics and a riverman's acquaintance with currents and channels, and argued that crossing a stream by bridge was as truly a common right as navigating it by boat, thus contributing to the success of Chicago and railway commerce in the contest against St Louis and river transportation; the defence (at Beardstown in May 1858) on the charge of murder of William ("Duff") Armstrong, son of one of Lincoln's New Salem friends, whom Lincoln freed by controverting with the help of an almanac the testimony of a crucial witness that between ro and II o'clock at night he had seen by moonlight the defendant strike the murderous blow - this dramatic incident is described in Edward Eggleston's novel, The Graysons; and the defence on the charge of murder (committed in August 1859) of "Peachy" Harrison, a grandson of Peter Cartwright, whose testimony was used with great effect.

  • For purposes of service not required to be personal, it means before six o'clock on any week-day except Saturday, and before 2 P.M.

  • The capital, Calcutta, lies in 88° E., so that when the sun sets at six o'clock there, it is just past mid-day in England and early morning in New York.

  • On the 27th, the day of Oxford's resignation, the discussions concerning his successor detained the council sitting in the queen's presence till two o'clock in the morning, and on retiring Anne was instantly seized with fatal illness.

  • The bombardment began at two o'clock on the morning of Oct.

  • The Bosnians had crossed by nine o'clock, surprising and driving back the small detachment watching the bridge.

  • No child under fourteen years of age may be employed in any work whatever before six o'clock in the morning, after seven o'clock in the evening, or during the hours when the public schools are in session.

  • died at about ten o'clock in the evening."

  • At ten o'clock on the 19th Gustavus mounted his horse and rode straight to the arsenal.

  • The heaviest shock began at 12 minutes 6 seconds past 5 o'clock a.m., Pacific standard time, and lasted 1 minute 5 seconds.

  • The operation is usually performed about three or four o'clock in the afternoon, and the opium collected the next morning.

  • While at supper about 6 o'clock an anonymous letter was brought by an unknown messenger which, having glanced at, he handed to Ward, a gentleman of his service and an intimate friend of Winter, the conspirator, to be read aloud.

  • from Stourbridge, in Staffordshire, the house of Stephen Littleton, who had been present at the hunting at Danchurch (see Digby, Everard), where they arrived at 10 o'clock at night, having on their way broken into Lord Windsor's house at Hewell Grange and taken all the armour they found there.

  • About 11 o'clock the sheriff and his men came up and immediately began firing into the house.

  • During the summer months the general course of the wind along the sea-coast is interrupted about midday by an incoming current of air, the " sea breeze," which gradually increases until about three o'clock in the afternoon, and then gradually lessens until the offshore wind takes its place.

  • The employment of children under sixteen years of age in any mercantile establishment for more than 10 hours a day, or 55 hours a week, or between 6 o'clock in the evening and 6 o'clock in the morning is prohibited, except one evening each week when they may be permitted to work until 9 o'clock, and except in the evenings from the 15th to the 25th of December when they may be permitted to work until 10 o'clock.

  • By io o'clock the same evening the remainder of the king's guests were safely under lock and key.

  • At 12 o'clock that night the patriotic bishops of Skara and Strangnas were led out into the great square and beheaded.

  • at 1 i o'clock at night Partridge the almanac maker should infallibly die of a raging fever.

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