Accordingly, on the 9th of December
, they struck their tents, and moved forward by short stages, as many of the Indians were yet feeble from the late malady.
Two days afterwards, on the seventh of December, they anchored at Fort Egmont, in the same island, where they remained four days taking in water and making repairs.
While all this petty anarchy was agitating the little world within the Tonquin, the good ship prosperously pursued her course, doubled Cape Horn on the 25th of December, careered across the bosom of the Pacific, until, on the 11th of February, the snowy peaks of Owyhee were seen brightening above the horizon.
For one of these accursed creatures was the First of January, and the other the Twenty-fifth of December
He had come into the kitchen, in the twilight of a cold, gray December evening, and had sat down in the woodbox corner to take off his heavy boots, unconscious of the fact that Anne and a bevy of her schoolmates were having a practice of "The Fairy Queen" in the sitting room.
Miss Harris looked somewhat surprised, as well she might, to hear a man inquiring for garden rakes in the middle of December.
Now, by a fortunate circumstance, on the 4th of December in the ensuing year the moon
It will meet the moon four days after its discharge, precisely at midnight on the 4th of December, at the moment of its transit across the zenith.
it ought to reach the moon four days after its departure, that is on the 5th of December
, at midnight precisely, at the moment of her attaining her perigee, that is her nearest distance from the earth, which is exactly 86,410 leagues (French), or 238,833 miles mean distance (English).
After having been detained six days in Wigwam Cove by very bad weather, we put to sea on the 30th of December
In 1845 Walden froze entirely over for the first time on the night of the 22d of December
, Flint's and other shallower ponds and the river having been frozen ten days or more; in '46, the 16th; in '49, about the 31st; and in '50, about the 27th of December
; in '52, the 5th of January; in '53, the 31st of December
All the labourers who work here from March to December
are Russians and Poles, or a mixture of both.
Vacation begins on the first of January and ends on the last day of December
It was a change, indeed, common enough to the weather in this climate, from sunshine to clouds, from June to December
The marriage is fixed for the twenty-second of December