Sentence Examples


  • The armies faced one another all night with their sentries fifty paces apart, but in the morning the Bavarians were found to have retreated.
  • These uniformed police are not all employed in the streets and arrondissements, but there is a large reserve composed of the six central brigades, as they are called, a very smart body of old soldiers, well drilled, well dressed and fully equipped; armed, moreover, with rifles, with which they mount guard when employed as sentries at the doors or entrance of the prefecture.