How to use Sixteenth in a sentence
In his sixteenth year he entered the office of his father, who was partner and manager of a firm of engineers.
The public schools are supported by the income from a Federal grant of 2,000,000 acres of public land (given in lieu of the usual sixteenth and thirty-sixth sections) supplemented by state and local taxation.
On reaching his sixteenth year he began his studies at the university of Berlin, paying special attention to theology and the Talmud.
As a god who gave victory, he was prominent in the official cult of Persia, the seventh month and the sixteenth day of other months being sacred to him.
Each day of the week was marked by the adoration of a special planet, the sun being the most sacred of all, and certain dates, perhaps the sixteenth of each month and the equinoxes, in conformity with the character of Mithras as mediator, were set aside for special festivals.Advertisement
It seems likely that French traders ascended the river as far as the site of the present city in the first half of the sixteenth century, and according to some writers a temporary trading post was established here about 1540.
His father sent him in his sixteenth year to the gymnasium at Lubeck, where he became so much interested in ancient languages that he abandoned his idea of a legal career and resolved to devote himself to the study of theology.
Of the total product value in 18 99, 7 8.3% was represented by cereals, South Dakota ranking sixteenth among the states in cereal production.
In his sixteenth year (87 B.C.) Caesar lost his father, and assumed the toga virilis as the token of manhood.
The Period Of Meton, Therefore, Consisted Of Twelve Years Containing Twelve Months Each, And Seven Years Containing Thirteen Months Each; P And These Last Formed The Third, Fifth, Eighth, Eleventh, Thirteenth, Sixteenth, And Nineteenth Years Of The Cycle.Advertisement
Besides editions of English classics his works include a Life of Queen Victoria (1902),(1902), Great Englishmen of the Sixteenth Century (1904), based on his Lowell Institute lectures at Boston, Mass., in 1903, and Shakespeare and the Modern Stage (1906).
In his sixteenth year young Gambetta lost by an accident the sight of his left eye, which eventually had to be removed.
In his sixteenth year he entered his father's mill, and in due time became a partner in the business.
All the means that can be used as bases for doing right' are not worth the sixteenth part of the emancipation of the heart through love.
Just as whatsoever stars there be, their radiance avails not the sixteenth part of the radiance of the moon.Advertisement
The state stands sixteenth among the native states of India in area and third in population.
The rank of the state in the growing of rye also declined from second in 1879 to eighth in 1899 and to ninth in 1907 (when the crop was 1,106,000 bushels), and the rank in the growing of barley from third in 1869 to sixteenth in 1899.
On returning to Ruffach, he taught gratis in the Minorite convent school that he might borrow books from the library, and in his sixteenth year resolved to become a friar.
On the sixteenth day of the seventh month a feast is held in honour of Mithra, the deity presiding over and directing the course of the sun, and also a festival to celebrate truth and friendship. On the tenth day of the eighth month a festival is held in honour of Farvardin, the deity who presides over the departed souls of men.
The governor in these years (1865-1868) was a Republican, the caster of the single Union vote in the convention of 1861; but the sixteenth legislature (1866-1867) was largely Democratic. It undertook to determine the rights of persons of African descent, and regrettable conflicts followed.Advertisement
Even if the ninth book is rejected (as Grote proposed), there remain the speeches of the first, sixteenth and nineteenth books.
From the latter period until the fifteenth or sixteenth year vitality is at its best.
Not very much is as yet known of the city itself (though one public building of the 5th century B.C. was excavated in 1901, and a small sanctuary in 1902), attention having been chiefly devoted to the necropolis which lay below it; 1400 tombs had already been examined in 1908, though this number is conjectured to be only a sixteenth of the whole.
In the Phoenician alphabet a sibilant Zade (Tzaddi) stands between q and p. Hence Q is the nineteenth letter in the Phoenician alphabet, the eighteenth in the Greek numerical alphabet, which alone contains it, the sixteenth (owing to the omission of 8 and E) in the Latin, and (from the addition of J) the seventeenth in the English alphabet.
Brought up a Roman Catholic, in his sixteenth year he became a zealous Protestant.Advertisement
Left an orphan when five years old, he was placed by his guardian under the care of the Puritan vicar of Wotton-under-Edge, with whom he remained till he attained his sixteenth year, when he entered Magdalen Hall, Oxford.
The rank of the state in manufactures in 1900 was sixteenth and in farm products seventh in the Union.
His Discours sur l'etat des lettres au XIIIe siecle, in the sixteenth volume of the Histoire litteraire de France, is a remarkable contribution to that vast collection, especially as coming from an author so profoundly learned in the ancient classics.
The sovereign becomes of age on completing his or her sixteenth year.
In spite of the opposition of the Federalist party, whose leaders foresaw that Tennessee would be Republican, it was admitted to the Union as the sixteenth state on the 1st of June 1796.Advertisement
Thereafter, for most of the sixteenth century, german cartographers led the way in producing town plans in a more modern sense.
The earliest phase was a hall and two story cross wing, probably of late fifteenth or early sixteenth century.
During the troubles of the sixteenth century, the right became hereditary, or at least was declared such by several decisions.
Some say the ghost is that of George Marsh, a sixteenth century preacher with a highly controversial even heretical outlook.
In order to appreciate fully the magnificence of this claim, it might help to transport it back to the sixteenth century.Advertisement
Moving back in history the almond-flavoured confectioner's custard known as Frangipani gets its name from Muzio Frangipani, a sixteenth century Italian marquis.
In May 1992 it was redecorated in honor of St Philip Neri, the saint who founded the oratory in sixteenth century Rome.
In the sixteenth century Dutch and Flemish sculptors started to use lead as an ornamental material especially for garden ornamentation.
Family Tree of Psychics part 1 Most people have heard of Nostradamus the famous sixteenth century seer and psychic.
This wall was found in 1900 to be covered on either side with late sixteenth or early seventeenth-century paintings.Advertisement
The most famous chapters of the Decline and Fall are the fifteenth and sixteenth, in which the historian traces the early progress of Christianity and the policy of the Roman government towards it.
He was brought up on his father's farm, studied at Hobart Academy, and though he left school in his sixteenth year, devoted himself assiduously thereafter to private study, chiefly of mathematics and surveying, at the same time keeping books for a blacksmith for his board.
It occupies about the sixteenth part of the total area of Europe, with an area (1905) of 239,977 sq.
Accordingly, in ' the ninth book, when they are still protected by the rampart (see 348 sqq.), he rejects gifts and fair words alike; in the sixteenth he is moved by the tears and, of Patroclus, and the sight of the Greek ships on fire; in the nineteenth his anger is quenched in grief.
But first we must go further back, from Shakespeare at the end of the sixteenth century to Plato around 370 BC.Advertisement
At dawn on the sixteenth of November, Denisov's squadron, in which Nicholas Rostov served and which was in Prince Bagration's detachment, moved from the place where it had spent the night, advancing into action as arranged, and after going behind other columns for about two thirds of a mile was stopped on the highroad.
He had told her that after the sixteenth he could not be responsible for what might happen.
Clicking on Canals No 16 - The sixteenth of a regular series of articles on waterways on the internet.
In the late sixteenth century, a fair was held on f Leonard.
Alfie gives Brett a present for his sixteenth birthday which he really loves.Advertisement
It can all be summed up in the sixteenth verse of that second chapter of the Song of Solomon.
The College still holds a string of early sixteenth century editions, most from the Aldine press, which were given by Fox.
Secondly, the Follow Action Time has been lowered to one sixteenth note.
This will be the sixteenth in a series of annual lectures.
However, once the fifteenth or sixteenth litter has arrived, the possibilities grow slimmer and naming becomes much more of a challenge.
Pork was brought over by the Spanish in the sixteenth century and has been a meat mainstay along with chicken ever since.
My Super Sweet 16 - Be there for every over-the-top detail as teen girls celebrate their sixteenth birthday in style.
The show is now in its sixteenth season.
In this sixteenth installment of Survivor, the twist in the show was Survivor fans versus past show favorites (not sure how Johnny Fairplay is considered a favorite).
A comparable example is the codpiece, which was fashionable in the sixteenth century, and part of the well-dressed European man's ensemble.
This furniture style was common in the Spanish missions, which dotted the countryside in the early sixteenth century.
Juvenile arthritis-A chronic inflammatory disease characterized predominantly by arthritis with onset before the sixteenth birthday.
Alpha fetoprotein test-A screening blood test that can be done after the sixteenth week of pregnancy to evaluate the possibility of spina bifida and other neural tube defects in the fetus.
Ballet originated in Europe in the French court of Louis the Sixteenth.
Some of the best jobs for teenagers who have not yet reached their sixteenth birthday are the jobs that are done directly for other people instead of for an employer.
From there, the houses evolved into sixteenth century European "baby houses".
The Thuringia region of Germany was known for its glassmaking as early as the twelfth century, and one method of blowing glass developed there in the sixteenth century.
The costume is inspired by the Commedia dell'Arte stock characters of sixteenth century Italian theater.
Over the years, the meaning and use of promise rings has changed, but the tradition has existed since at least the sixteenth century.
Aurora, star of Disney's Sleeping Beauty, was betrothed at birth to Prince Phillip but grows up in a secluded cottage after being cursed to die by the prick of a spinning wheel's spindle before her sixteenth birthday.
It was in sixteenth century France, though, that the game really took off.
Pocket watches are a traditional punctuality device and are said to have a history stemming back to the sixteenth century.
Key chains - Since a sixteenth birthday often means driving, a key chain is both symbolic and useful.
The sixteenth birthday is a momentous occasion often connected to a large party.
The MTV show My Super Sweet 16 introduced the larger public to over-the-top sixteenth birthday celebrations with huge guest lists, professional party planners, catered meals, designer clothes, and expensive decorations.
Even if you don't have ambitions of emulating My Super Sweet 16, a sixteenth birthday celebration is a time when you may want to step it up from what you usually do each year.
Having the world's best neurologist on call was one of the perks of the rich and famous, a world unfamiliar to her except that her sister had been gunning for it since her sixteenth birthday.
He was the only person who stayed there on the night of the May sixteenth and he had a Pace Arrow camper!
Towards his sixteenth year he tell us " nature displayed in his favour her mysterious energies," and all his infirmities suddenly vanished.
The latter, however, with his usual sagacity, anticipated the objections which he saw could be urged against the famous fifteenth and sixteenth chapters.
When the Chickasaws ceded their lands to the national government, in 1830 and in 1832, thestate made a claim to the sixteenth sections, and finally in 1856 received 174,550 acres - one thirty-sixth of the total cession of 6,283,804 acres.
In 1709 he entered the university of Glasgow, where he exhibited a decided genius for mathematics, more especially for geometry; it is said that before the end of his sixteenth year he had discovered many of the theorems afterwards published in his Geometria organica.
He was educated at the universities of St Andrews and Glasgow, and in his sixteenth year was sent to Paris, where he studied civil and canon law.