"Done at the Cataracts of Gouina, on the 24th
of May, 1862.
That day, the 24th
of January, 1868, at noon, the second officer came to take the altitude of the sun.
, gone to the Post Office to ask for the letter which Mademoiselle had called for and received on the previous evening.
I could think of no better expedient, and therefore went away in the night between the 23rd and 24th
of April with my comrade, an old man, very infirm and very timorous.
At length, on the 24th
of March, 1745, the army gave a parting shout, and set sail from Boston in ten or twelve vessels which had been hired by the governor.
The next day, the 24th
, in spite of the fatigue of the previous day, the operation was renewed.
"On the 24th
of April he sold his horse--said 'I'm just fifty-seven today, hale and hearty--it would be a PRETTY howdy-do for me to be wasting such a trip as that and such weather as this, on a horse, when there ain't anything in the world so splendid as a tramp on foot through the fresh spring woods and over the cheery mountains, to a man that IS a man--and I can make my dog carry my claim in a little bundle, anyway, when it's collected.
Woodhouse should dine out, on the 24th
of December) had been spent by Harriet at Hartfield, and she had gone home so much indisposed with a cold, that, but for her own earnest wish of being nursed by Mrs.
I left Lisbon the 24th
day of November, in an English merchantman, but who was the master I never inquired.
On the 24th
of February, 1810, the look-out at Notre-Dame de la Garde signalled the three-master, the Pharaon from Smyrna, Trieste, and Naples.
On the 24th
of May, as the caravan was slowly journeying up the banks of the Nebraska, the hunters came galloping back, waving their caps, and giving the alarm cry, Indians!
William was required to be at Portsmouth on the 24th
; the 22nd would therefore be the last day of his visit; but where the days were so few it would be unwise to fix on any earlier.