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August:

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in chronology, the conventional period of a lunation, i.e., passage of the moon through all its phases. It is usually computed at approximately 29 or 30 days. For the computation of the month and its harmony with the solar calendar and for the months in others than the
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He regained Tripoli toward the close of August, 1855, and arrived in London on the 6th of September, the only survivor of his party.
About the beginning of August, as I said, I had finished my bower, and began to enjoy myself.
In the course of his march, therefore, he secretly detached a small party of trappers, to make their way to those hunting grounds, while he continued on with the main body; appointing a rendezvous, at the next full moon, about the 28th of August, at a place called the Medicine Lodge.
9 August.--The sequel to the strange arrival of the derelict in the storm last night is almost more startling than the thing itself.
M'Kenzie on the 17th of August, the height of which rendered it a landmark over a vast extent of country.
"On the 11th of August he sold a pair of the fine horses-- said he'd often thought a pair was better than four, to go over the rough mountain roads with where a body had to be careful about his driving--and there wasn't so much of his claim but he could lug the money home with a pair easy enough.
Irving, Paul and Charlotta the Fourth came "home" for July and August.
"There are," whispered Robert, "Didn't you know this was the twenty-eighth of August?"