fix the date

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As the stone which has been kicked by generations of clowns may come by curious little links of effect under the eyes of a scholar, through whose labors it may at last fix the date of invasions and unlock religions, so a bit of ink and paper which has long been an innocent wrapping or stop-gap may at last be laid open under the one pair of eyes which have knowledge enough to turn it into the opening of a catastrophe.
They had been attending a May Day festival at Greenton; and that serves to fix the date.
She was almost certain of having mentioned the circumstance of the departure to Miss Halcombe, on the day after it happened--but then she was no more able to fix the date of the day on which this disclosure took place, than to fix the date of the day before, when Lady Glyde had left for London.
The month of May had already commenced, and I expected the letter daily which was to fix the date of my departure, when Henry proposed a pedestrian tour in the environs of Ingolstadt, that I might bid a personal farewell to the country I had so long inhabited.
That the practice of thus preserving their kings must have been an ancient one is evident from the number, which, allowing for an average reign of fifteen years, supposing that every king who reigned was placed here--an improbable thing, as some are sure to have perished in battle far from home--would fix the date of its commencement at four and a quarter centuries back.
The next moment (when she had heard him fix the date of the dinner for "the day after to-morrow") her features became composed again, as if a sudden sense of relief had come to her.
It is one of several indications which enabled me to fix the date.
The court directed high court office to fix the date for hearing of the case.
Rao, who is involved in a project to fix the date of Mahabharat, had expressed his interest at a recently- held memorial lecture organised by the department.
It is recommended to fix the date on which the list of persons entitled to receive dividends is determined January 12, 2015.
4 : to set definitely : establish <Let's fix the date of the meeting.
He said he would fix the date for a new hearing on March 29.