Old Hundred

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Old Hundred properly Old Hundredth, a famous tune set in England about the middle of the 16th century to Kethe's version of the 100th Psalm, marked 'Old Hundredth' in Tate and Brady's new version in 1696
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Quotations

  • Carl Jung
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    “The heaping together of paintings by Old Masters in museums is a catastrophe; likewise, a collection of a hundred Great Brains makes one big fathead.”
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham%20Lewis
    “A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. eald; Dut. oud; Ger. alt.

Usage

In literature:

Them Norrerway pines are marster old; I s'pose they'd stood there a hundred and fifty year.
"The Bay State Monthly, Vol. 1, Issue 1." by Various
And now it wuz a two-year-old, and he had sold it for two hundred and fifteen dollars.
"Samantha Among the Brethren, Complete" by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
When she was seven months old her owners refused two hundred dollars for her.
"Concerning Cats" by Helen M. Winslow
In an old plantation of three hundred slaves, not more than one hundred effective laborers will be found.
"The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII) The Conflict With Slavery, Politics and Reform, The Inner Life and Criticism" by John Greenleaf Whittier
In an old plantation of three hundred slaves, not more than one hundred effective laborers will be found.
"The Complete Works of Whittier The Standard Library Edition with a linked Index" by John Greenleaf Whittier
In one oven the excavators found a burned loaf eighteen hundred years old.
"Buried Cities, Part 1, Pompeii" by Jennie Hall
In one oven the excavators found a burned loaf eighteen hundred years old.
"Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae" by Jennie Hall
She was of about two hundred tons burthen, but must have-been old and rotten.
"Ned Myers" by James Fenimore Cooper
Some five hundred yards east of Mr. Cotter's house is an old, abandoned mission chapel, and behind it an Indian burying ground.
"The Long Labrador Trail" by Dillon Wallace
It looks a hundred years old.
"Saxe Holm's Stories" by Helen Hunt Jackson
One of these barns is four hundred years old.
"A Cotswold Village" by J. Arthur Gibbs
He is about a hundred years old.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
People say that tree was a hundred years old.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
My folks all lived to be old people, over a hundred years old.
"Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives" by Work Projects Administration
Wabinosh House is over a hundred years old, and fifty years ago that was the nearest point where they could get more.
"The Wolf Hunters" by James Oliver Curwood
This metropolis is one hundred and twenty years old.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
In the meantime, old Queen was having a high old time up ahead, some hundred feet by then, running up the bank and back down in the draw.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
I am now a hundred and one years old precisely, and as fresh as a kitten, all along of my marvellous elixir.
"Tales of the Five Towns" by Arnold Bennett
But I beat the old cove down fourpence a hundred.
"Amusements in Mathematics" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
His life was spent, and he was well-nigh a hundred years old.
"Marzio's Crucifix and Zoroaster" by F. Marion Crawford
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In poetry:

"One hundred years," quoth Keezar,
"And fifty have I told
Now open the new before me,
And shut me out the old!"
"Cobbler Keezar's Vision" by John Greenleaf Whittier
An hundred years ago (so ran
The old-time story) all
Good wishes said above its span
Would, soon or late, befall.
"The Wishing Bridge" by John Greenleaf Whittier
But they slept — still — in silence dread,
Two hundred old and young,
To awake when heaven and earth have sped
And the last dread trumpet rung.
"The Hartley Calamity" by Joseph Skipsey
He spurred the old horse, and he held him tight,
And he leapt him out over the wall;
Out over the cliff, out into the night,
Three hundred feet of fall.
"The Knight's Leap: A Legend of Altenar" by Charles Kingsley
Oh! we love that dear old flag,
That our forefathers gave
Over one hundred years ago, boys,
They once stood under that dear flag,
But now they are in their graves,
Sleeping their everlasting sleep, boys.
"The Dear Old Flag" by Julia A Moore
"I know it," I said, "old fellow; you speak the solemn truth;
A man can't live to a hundred and likewise keep his youth;
But what if the ten years coming shall silver-streak my hair,
You know I shall then be forty; of course I shall not care.
"At A Meeting Of Friends" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

(AP) — Police say the body of a missing 79-year-old Monongalia County man has been found in a wooded area a couple hundred yards away from his home.
Police say the body of a missing 79-year-old Monongalia County man has been found in a wooded area a couple hundred yards away from his home.
An 18-year-old woman plunged hundreds of feet to her death on her first day working at Yellowstone National Park .
A 17-year-old girl wearing a white fairytale gown stepped onto a stage in a school gym in front of hundreds of people.
The suit filed by 35-year-old Brian Herline, of Modesto, says he and hundreds of fans were disappointed when Williams took off his clothes and challenged people to fight.
The use of stops on the organ to modulate sound is hundreds of years old.
The Alps ' glaciers are in retreat at an alarming rate due to rising temperatures – as indicated by the discovery of rusted explosives left over from a nearly hundred-year-old cache.
Old Saint Nick may be hundreds of years old, but he really needs to work on making an entrance.
Outside the entrance of ASU's old gym on a warm Saturday in May, hundreds of teenage girls stand in full prom get-ups, chattering, shrieking, and hugging in the way only adolescent girls should.
An old but still very usable vertical turning center became easier to operate, and actually realized more cutting time, thanks to a control retrofit that cost only hundreds of dollars.
Hundreds of volunteers came out Saturday to search for clues that could lead auhorities to Dylan Redwine, the 13-year-old Colorado boy who has been missing since Nov 19.
Hundreds recycle old electronics .
Shocked readers have posted hundreds of Facebook comments on The Sun website since our story about the cyber-bullying of the 15-year-old Coquitlam girl who committed suicide out of desperation.
At right is Greene's sculpture "Worm Hole," made from a slice of spruce that is hundreds of years old.
The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson Allen & Unwin $36.99.
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In science:

Figure 2 illustrates that the brighter sources are relatively young star clusters (i.e. hundreds of millions of years old), but some of the fainter ones could be individual stars.
From Globular Clusters to Tidal Dwarfs: Structure Formation in Tidal Tails
Recent new measurements of the primary flux by AMS and BESS have clarified the situation up to a few hundred GeV (the range relevant for fully contained and for partially contained or stopping events), indicating that the old (high) “Weber data” should be discarded.
Neutrino Oscillation Workshop 2000: Conference Summary
In Figure 9 is shown the comparison of the likelihoods for the nucleon-to-photon ratio from BBN, when the universe was some tens of minutes old, and from the CMB, some few hundred thousand years later.
Tracking The Baryon Density From The Big Bang To The Present
By the time the Sun was a few hundred million years old, its outer convection zone had shrunk to about 0.03 M⊙ .
The Chemical Compositions of Stars with Planets: A Review
They contain enough mass to spawn planets like those detected around hundreds of Gyr-old stars (Jones et al. 2008).
Forming Planetesimals in Solar and Extrasolar Nebulae
As described in Papers I and II, for the old (τ ∼ 1010 yr) Magellanic Cloud clusters, it had generally been sufficient to use one frame of several hundred seconds’ exposure time, in each of two colours per cluster, to obtain the photometry for use in constructing the surface brightness profiles.
Surface Brightness Profiles and Structural Parameters for Globular Clusters in the Fornax and Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxies
Monge transportation problem is more than 200 hundred years old, see . generated a huge amount of work.
Optimal transportation on non-compact manifolds
In the science of almost two hundred years old it seems hopeless to propose something new which can be attractive to students.
Reflection of light from an anisotropic medium
In spite of their being already one hundred years old, these numbers are still today enveloped in an aura of mystery within the scientific community.
A note on the weighted q-Hardy-Littlewood-type maximal operator with respect to q-Volkenborn integral in the p-adic integer ring
In spite of their being already one hundred years old, these numbers are still today enveloped in an aura of mystery within the scientific community.
On the q-Hardy-Littlewood-type maximal operator with weight related to fermionic p-adic q-integral on Zp
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