Usage examples for british

  1. " No English lady ever expressed a wish that a British officer did not feel bound in honor to grant," he says. – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  2. The British war- ships are going up the river! – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  3. Mary Rush just married Manners, a captain in the British army. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  4. I was caught out by a British major when I failed to salute him; he asked me where I was stationed and when I answered " Shaiba." – Coming of Age: 1939-1946 by John Cox
  5. " Well, I meant British. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  6. Well, dear aunt, it is a thoroughly English, or perhaps I ought to say British, thing, you know. – Amos Huntingdon by T.P. Wilson
  7. He was not a typical British officer, he was far more than that, he was an ideal one. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  8. Apart from the British officers there were but few experienced seamen on board. – The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner by Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond
  9. S'pose I'd be taking any of his old tea, bought of the British? – The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  10. The British Lion may well roar with raje at the thawt!" – The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1 by Charles Farrar Browne
  11. The firing began between two and three miles from the British camp. – The History of the First West India Regiment by A. B. Ellis
  12. He was a member of the Congress of 1774 and took an unflinching stand against British oppression. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  13. Eleven hundred of the enemy were killed, wounded or taken, of which one hundred were British. – A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion by William Dobein James
  14. Also of what value are the British soldiers? – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  15. New York by this time was entirely in the hands of the British. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  16. The British press, too, need claim little attention. – British Supremacy & Canadian Self-Government 1839-1854 by J. L. Morison
  17. Your word as a British officer? – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  18. I have come to open a trading station and to remain with you, and that King Ja Ja, or any one else but our British Consul, would never drive me from that river alive. – West African studies by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  19. Men will laugh at me if I ride like a British arrficer!" – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy