Correct spelling: ninth
coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position
Two well- known passages have been preserved from the ninth book- viz. "The Roman Poets of the Republic", , W. Y. Sellar.
The sixth book was devoted to the war with Pyrrhus; the seventh, eighth, and ninth, to the First and Second Punic Wars. "The Roman Poets of the Republic", , W. Y. Sellar.
It will be as much to your interest to keep quiet as it will be mine to write you a cheque on the- let's see- the ninth of every month. "A Poached Peerage", , William Magnay.