1 He says that you have here the most ill-starred of all those who fought nine years before the city of King Priam and sailed home in the tenth year after having sacked it.
2 Nine days and nine nights did we sail, and on the tenth day our native land showed on the horizon.
3 Hence I was carried along for nine days till on the tenth night the gods stranded me on the Ogygian island, where dwells the great and powerful goddess Calypso.
4 There we fought for nine whole years, but in the tenth we sacked the city of Priam and sailed home again as heaven dispersed us.
5 Nine days did I drift but in the darkness of the tenth night a great wave bore me on to the Thesprotian coast.
6 Upon the tenth day we were chased by two pirates, who soon overtook us; for my sloop was so deep laden, that she sailed very slow, neither were we in a condition to defend ourselves.
7 He had been their childhood playmate and had been given to the twins for their own on their tenth birthday.
8 Well, thunder, we submerged tenth down here in Swede Hollow are no worse off than you folks.
9 He mispronounced a tenth of the words he had from books, but he knew it.
10 From that part, the remaining ribs diminished, till the tenth and last only spanned five feet and some inches.
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11 Edna herself made the tenth, and at half-past eight they seated themselves at table, Arobin and Monsieur Ratignolle on either side of their hostess.
12 But I must be going, said Stepan Arkadyevitch, getting up for the tenth time.
13 I wanted to be for the tenth time, but the post was taken, said Count Siniavin to the pretty Princess Tcharskaya, who had designs on him.
14 On the tenth day from their arrival at the town, Kitty was unwell.
15 The Guards had already left Petersburg on the tenth of August, and her son, who had remained in Moscow for his equipment, was to join them on the march to Radzivilov.