Sentence Examples

  • He had already succeeded in partially pacifying them, when one of their colonels began to abuse the still hesitating and suspicious musketeers.
  • The latter continued the Pamir triangulation, which had been carried across the Hindu Kush by Colonels Sir T.
  • More than 1,200 officers, among them 153 generals and colonels, were dismissed by Enver in one day.
  • The former, described as Chaplains to the Forces, hold commissions, serving throughout the empire except in India: they include a Chaplain-General who ranks as a majorgeneral, and four classes of subordinate chaplains who rank respectively as colonels, lieutenant-colonels, majors and captains.
  • C., near the North Carolina line, by bands of riflemen under Colonels Isaac Shelby, James Williams, William Campbell and others, and after a desperate fight on the wooded and rocky slopes, surrendered.