Sentence Examples

  • They used Billie's privates for an ashtray.
  • Cromwell chose his own troops, both officers and privates, from the" religious men,"who fought not for pay or for adventure, but for their faith.
  • Cromwell soon restored order, and the representative council, including privates as well as officers chosen to negotiate with the parliament, was subordinated to the council of war.
  • He now entered the artillery regiment, La Fere, quartered at Valence, and went through all the duties imposed on privates, and thereafter those of a corporal and a sergeant.
  • There is a military academy at Caracas, and battalion schools are provided for officers and privates, but they are of little value.