Usage examples for admiral

  1. A ship- boy, with the day, From the tall mast- head, of the Admiral, Descry'd their aim, and gave the swift alarm. – The Battle of Bunkers-Hill by Hugh Henry Brackenridge
  2. A speaker in Congress at the time said that the British Admiral should certainly hang for this delay. – Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence by George Wrong
  3. Where was the admiral? – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  4. Admiral Fakenham's butler refused at first to take a name to his master. – The Amazing Marriage, v3 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  5. Monsieur Coasson whispered to the admiral, who said, in consequence, bowing to Euphrosyne- I can answer for this young lady being a welcome guest to Madame Leclerc. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  6. " You hear the question, Jasper Pennington," said Admiral Trefry; " will you tell what you have been doing these last two months and more?" – The Birthright by Joseph Hocking
  7. " Things are mentioned in confidence, and I put them together," said the Admiral. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  8. I am awfully sorry, and awfully sorry for his father, the admiral. – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  9. Still, he took her with her Admiral out to the open safely. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
  10. " Then," said the Admiral, " may I take it that, if an opportunity were to offer for you to enter the King's service, you would accept it?" – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  11. " No," the admiral shook his head. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  12. Admiral Krusenstern saw, in his voyage round the world, the train of a fire- ball shine for an hour after the lluminous body itself had disappeared, and scarcely move throughout the whole time. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  13. Admiral Sir Isaac Coffin sent out two fine blood- horses, Barefoot and Serab by name, to Massachusetts, something before the time I am talking of. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. You will be an admiral one of these days. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  15. " Yet if he asked you," suggested the Admiral, " the world might say that he wanted your money." – The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey
  16. The captain inquired whether the admiral had made the signal to part company; upon being answered in the negative, he replied, 'I will never desert my admiral in the hour of danger and distress. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly
  17. Yes, it must be her, said he aloud, so as to be heard by the pirates; she has been sent out by the admiral on purpose, full of his best men. – The Pirate by Frederick Marryat
  18. But the English admiral did not intend to let matters come to a regular naval fight. – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  19. When the moment for parting came, however, the Queen found it impossible to spare him, and Sir John Burrough was appointed admiral. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse