But 19th century (and some newer) books are often not dated. Author bibliographies are sometimes enlightening, especially in the case of first editions and other early editions.
Many reprint publishers did not include dates, either. Some are available online; others will be accessible through your local library.
Thus the year number did not change until 25 March, so taking 1558 as an example, the dates ran as follows: So if you see a document dated any time between January and 24 March before 1752, be aware that in modern terms, you need to add a year.
I also admitted that I was going for gold in the Hypocrisy Olympics as the Grand Canyon between my beliefs and my behaviour yawned before me. “Clearly you’re only as young as the man you feel.” To my mind, if this 48-year-old wanted to feel younger, why didn’t she try a makeover or bikram planking or yogalates instead of having an inappropriate relationship with a boy nearly half her age.
You see, I feel about ageism the way all feminists do — it’s an inexcusable reflection on the double standards of our sexist society… But once I’d calmed down and thought it through I realised that if Brigitte Macron was asked if she’d be happier with a man her own age, she’d probably decline on the grounds that she doesn’t really crave a life of carpet slippers and watching TV instead of talking. Do you prefer Botox to reading between a woman’s lines?
I’ve often been able to find publisher information online, using Google.
(And, if the publisher is still in business, you may even be able to find information on their website regarding their history.) Similarly, some publishers have used different names over the years.
When my 25-year-old son told me he was bringing his new girlfriend home to meet me, I chilled the wine and whacked a chicken in the oven.
Clearly they were getting serious and I was so pleased and excited. I opened the door to stare into a visage nearly as lined as my own. I then noticed we were also wearing similar outfits.Closely related is the custom of dual dating, where writers gave two consecutive years to reflect differences in the starting date of the year, or to include both the Julian and Gregorian dates.Beginning in 1582, the Gregorian calendar replaced the Julian in Roman Catholic countries. A dating site that not only understands what it is to be over 50, but also celebrates this exciting chapter of our lives.At Our Time.com, we honor the freedom, wisdom and appreciation for life that only comes with time.1752 was the first year in England to officially begin on 1 January.