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Usage examples for admiral

  1. " Yet if he asked you," suggested the Admiral, " the world might say that he wanted your money." – The Gay Cockade by Temple Bailey
  2. " Things are mentioned in confidence, and I put them together," said the Admiral. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  3. 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
  4. 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)
  5. " 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. You will be an admiral one of these days. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  10. " 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
  11. 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
  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. 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
  14. Where was the admiral? – Poor Jack by Frederick Marryat
  15. 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
  16. I am awfully sorry, and awfully sorry for his father, the admiral. – A Book of Ghosts by Sabine Baring-Gould
  17. 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
  18. " No," the admiral shook his head. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  19. Still, he took her with her Admiral out to the open safely. – Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete by Gilbert Parker
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