thrice in the year

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  • Thrice in the year another committee of twelve was to treat with the fifteen on the common affairs of the realm. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • It was granted upon the condition that to avoid any appearance of schism, she should attend the parish church in state with her whole household thrice in the year. Cited from The House of Walderne, by A. D. Crake
  • Twice or thrice in the year, according to her promise, she wrote him letters to Madras, letters all about little Georgy. Cited from Vanity Fair, by William Thackeray
  • And that parliaments should meet thrice in the year, in the beginning of the months of February, June, and October. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume VI., by Various
  • The goats too are extremely prolific, and generally breed thrice in the year, having commonly from two to four kids at a time. Cited from Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1, David Collins
  • The King's Court, as this was called, permanently represented the whole court of royal vassals which had hitherto been summoned thrice in the year. Cited from History of the English People, Volume I (of 8), by John Richard Green
  • If the returns are made twice or thrice in the year, it can keep in constant employment a quantity of productive labour, equal to what two or three thousand pounds can maintain there for a year. Cited from Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
  • And she lieth in an old castle, in a cave, and sheweth twice or thrice in the year, and she doth no harm to no man, but if men do her harm. Cited from The Travels of Sir John Mandeville, Author Unknown
  • Honey from the last-mentioned bee is gathered twice or thrice in the year, once in the autumn and once or twice in the spring; that gathered in early spring is not so matured as that collected in autumn. Cited from The Khasis, by P. R. T. Gurdon
  • This same Major, by the way, was stationed at Madras, where twice or thrice in the year she wrote to him about herself and the boy, and he in turn sent over endless remembrances to his godson and to her. Cited from Boys and Girls from Thackeray, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser