hundred days


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hundred days

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(Historical Terms) French history the period between Napoleon Bonaparte's arrival in Paris from Elba on March 20, 1815, and his abdication on June 29, 1815
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Twice during the Hundred Days had Morrel renewed his demand, and twice had Villefort soothed him with promises.
And so Dantes, after the Hundred Days and after Waterloo, remained in his dungeon, forgotten of earth and heaven.
All this will not be finished in the first one hundred days.
Forty thousand; forty times five, five times forty; two hundred days kills them all up by computation.
As nearly as I could estimate, I had at this time been in the pits for three hundred days.
They ought not to add to her trouble, for she was very considerate of them during the Hundred Days.
Three hundred days in the year, at least, he crossed over to the hotel in Furnival's Inn for his dinner, and after dinner crossed back again, to make the most of these simplicities until it should become broad business day once more, with P.
The million workers in the nation's wheat fields have worked a hundred days each, and the total product of the labor is a billion bushels, so the value of a bushel of wheat is the tenth part of a farm labor-day.
All the succeeding governments, even that of the Hundred Days, refused to appoint him mayor of Alencon,--a place he coveted, which, could he have had it, would, he thought, have won him the hand of a certain old maid on whom his matrimonial views now turned.
A ceremony has been held at Khalifa Port to mark one hundred days to go before the official launch of the high-technology Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into one of the largest industrial projects in the world.
In two separate public addresses, with completely different projects, the government coalition partners, Nikola Gruevski and Ali Ahmeti, boasted about their achievements in the first one hundred days of their rule.
The paper comments that after meeting US Ambassador Paul Wohlers in Mala Recica on the occasion of the first one hundred days of the Government Ali Ahmeti sent out some harsh messages to Gruevski.