September


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September:

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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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September

 

the ninth month of the calendar year. It is 30 days long. In ancient Rome and Old Rus’, September initially was the seventh month of the year. It was the first month of the year in the Russian state from the 15th to the 18th century.

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But I remained firm, and, according to my resolution, on the third day of September, 1838, I left my chains, and suc- ceeded in reaching New York without the slightest interruption of any kind.
Having thus prepared all things as well as I was able, I set sail on the twenty-fourth day of September 1701, at six in the morning; and when I had gone about four-leagues to the northward, the wind being at south-east, at six in the evening I descried a small island, about half a league to the north-west.
We stayed, however, in this place from the latter end of July to the beginning of September, when having provided ourselves with other vessels, we set out for Cochim, and landed there after a very hazardous and difficult passage, made so partly by the currents and storms which separated us from each other, and partly by continual apprehensions of the English and Dutch, who were cruising for us in the Indian seas.
The Convention was held at Annapolis, in September of that year.
As all of these, however, had reference, either to the recommendation from the meeting at Annapolis, in September, 1786, or to that from Congress, in February, 1787, it will be sufficient to recur to these particular acts.
Here am I, who shall be twenty in September, and yet I never had a proposal till today, not a real proposal, and today I had three.
All this was incomprehensible, and then, with the tenacity peculiar to prophets of bad news, the failure was put off until the end of September.
Given at Grand Pre, 2d September, 1755, and 29th year of his Majesty's Reign.
It owes its name to the immense shoals of salmon which ascend it in the months of September and October.
He would be at home in September, and where would be the harm of only waiting till September?
On the morning of the 9th of September, the travellers parted company with their Indian friends, and continued on their course to the west.
Fac-simile copies of this piece had been in possession of the present editor some time previous to its publication in "Scribner's Magazine" for September, 1875; but as proofs of the authorship claimed for it were not forthcoming, he refrained from publishing it as requested.