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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.
Here they filled their water-barrels and made repairs before starting on the hundred days' harrying of the seal-herd along the northern coasts of Japan to Behring Sea.
They ought not to add to her trouble, for she was very considerate of them during the Hundred Days. Never did she say a word to wound them.
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.
Stressing that the hundred days must go on to thousands more, President Marcos said: 'I invite our people not to slacken in their efforts, neither to lose heart in the success that is ultimately ours.
Earlier addressing a Cabinet meeting on the hundred days plan of the PTI government in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Chief Minister Mahmoud Khan directed against corruption, discouraging all types of commissions, strengthening the public sector institutions, improving their capacity for efficient delivery.
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.
Besides, when in his July 24, 1933, fireside chat FDR spoke of "the hundred days which had been devoted to the starting of the wheels of the New Deal," he was referring to "the historical special session of the Congress" that he had convened and that had opened on March 9 and adjourned on June 16.
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.