1 But on the eighth of August a committee, consisting of Field Marshal Saltykov, Arakcheev, Vyazmitinov, Lopukhin, and Kochubey met to consider the progress of the war.
2 These first days, before the eighth of September when the prisoners were had up for a second examination, were the hardest of all for Pierre.
3 When the troops reached their night's halting place on the eighth of November, the last day of the Krasnoe battles, it was already growing dusk.
4 He formed a part of the eighth corps of the grand army which Mortier commanded, and which captured Hamburg.
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5 On the eighth day, when he arrived under the windows, there was no light in them.
6 They counted on the fifty-second regiment, on the fifth, on the eighth, on the thirty-seventh, and on the twentieth light cavalry.
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7 "Well, never mind," answered Caderousse, pouring out a glass of wine for Fernand, and filling his own for the eighth or ninth time, while Danglars had merely sipped his.
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8 Upon the eighth day he discerned a small vessel under full sail approaching Monte Cristo.
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9 But you must come a little beforehand, so as to be on the spot by the eighth.
10 In the living-room Vida and Kennicott debated "the value of manual training in grades below the eighth," while Carol sat beside Guy at the dining table, buttering pop-corn.
11 It were sin to doubt it, maiden," replied Ivanhoe; "and I repose myself on thy skill without further scruple or question, well trusting you will enable me to bear my corslet on the eighth day.