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English citations of account

computation; calculation; enumeration; reckoning; a record of some reckoning[edit]

  • 1795, John Adams, A view of universal history, from the creation to the present time, volume 1, page 206:
    He also added one day to every fourth year, in the month of February, and that year was named Bisextile or Leap year. This regulation was called the Julian account of time; and some ages after the Old Style, in opposition to the New, or Gregorian Style.
  • c. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet:
    A beggarly account of empty boxes