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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.
They ought not to add to her trouble, for she was very considerate of them during the Hundred Days.
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.
Perhaps we dimly recall the Hundred Days campaign at the end; but when we think of World War I, we think of the mud of Flanders.
That is, the Hundred Days were congressional days, measured by when Congress was in session, not executive days, measured since the presidential inauguration.
Kashmir's current uprising has crossed the hundred days of continuous shutdown and curfew marked by brief periods of relaxations mostly after sundown.
Changing War: The British Army, the Hundred Days Campaign and the Birth of the Royal Air Force.
The first contribution discusses command culture as manifested in the Hundred Days Campaign, and two chapters discuss logistics during and after the Battle of Amiens in the Canadian Corps and British Expeditionary Force, respectively.
One week before the hundred days from the start of the Government's governing, different commentaries and assessments on the period that has passed are being presented.
Concerning the initial assessment by parliament of the percent on Othman said: " Parliament hasn't clear prospect, " expressing his belief that the hundred days is insufficient to judge work ofany minister.