It follows, then, considering the position which she occupies in opposition when full, that she is nearer to the sun by twice her distance from the earth; and that distance may be estimated at the two-hundredth
part of that which separates the sun from the earth, or in round numbers 400,000 miles.
Kaa, the big Rock Python, had changed his skin for perhaps the two-hundredth
time since his birth; and Mowgli, who never forgot that he owed his life to Kaa for a night's work at Cold Lairs, which you may perhaps remember, went to congratulate him.
Of all electricity being used just over 0.5% (one two-hundredth
) was being generated by all of Britain's wind turbines put together.
With 2007/2008 marking the two-hundredth
anniversary of the formal abolition of the international slave trade by Britain and the United States, Gleeson (history, Northumbria U., England) and Lewis (world literature, College of Charleston, US) present ten essays that examine different aspects of the legacy of the slave trade.
Wednesday, 30 December: The Two-Hundredth
Anniversary of Sophia Hawthorne
During the meeting, the Permanent Council passed a resolution--"Commemoration of the Two-Hundredth
Anniversary of the Abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade"--urging member states to implement measures to help eradicate the lingering effects and consequences of the slave trade and slavery.
Smooth ice cream has ice crystals with a diameter smaller than 20 micrometers (two-hundredth
of a millimeter).
Harold Holzer, a leading authority on President Abraham Lincoln, has been named by President Clinton along with James Oliver Horton of George Washington University to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, which will advise the government on how to honor the two-hundredth
birthday of Lincoln in 2009.
The latest issue of Comint, which monitors every sign of liberalism on the culture front, claims that "the Smithsonian is rapidly becoming an archive of the puerile and paranoid fantasies of the hate American left." Comint despises the Smithsonian, because, among other things, on the occasion of the two-hundredth
anniversary of the Constitution, it sponsored a history exhibit on the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Drawn from papers delivered at a conference sponsored by the Department of Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland commemorating the two-hundredth
anniversary of Gladstone's birth, this collection of essays examines the famed British Prime Minister's important relationship with Ireland.
How come, for example, the local bands were not allowed to use the same sound system as the headliners; were not projected on the big screen; and were paid a derisory fee that amounted to one two-hundredth
of what the headliner received?
"The skulls are only one two-hundredth
of total body volume and don't have an elaborate chewing system," he added.