Usage examples for civilian

  1. Most of all was honor due to Edward Touzel, who, as a civilian, might have turned his back upon the peril without any blame; nay, could even have pleaded Mr. Lys' message as a duty, but who had instead rushed foremost into what he believe was certain death. – A Book of Golden Deeds by Charlotte M. Yonge
  2. Lieutenant Gustafson, an Illinois boy, who had, in civilian life, been a head waiter at summer hotels, managed the mess. – Average Americans by Theodore Roosevelt
  3. The civilian chap drew himself up with much dignity, and says he: " I find it in all the morning journals." – The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3 by Robert H. Newell
  4. No identification on the bodies aboard, they're in civilian clothes. – Prologue to an Analogue by Leigh Richmond
  5. In those days used to come out to see us Gregory, in his long- skirted black coat and full civilian dress; of whom I have told a separate history elsewhere. – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable
  6. We do not propose to make the Austrian and German and Hungarian women agricultural slaves as the Germans made the Russian women caught by the war within the borders of Germany, nor have we the right, I believe, to force civilian prisoners to work. – Face to Face with Kaiserism by James W. Gerard
  7. In spite of their borrowed titles, I had smelt out the civilian in Reeder and had detected the non- commissioned man in Heinze, and just as surely I recognized the general officer in Laguerre. – Captain Macklin by Richard Harding Davis
  8. A number of officers and soldiers were on the platform there, many of whom stared pretty hard at me; surprised probably to see a man of military age in civilian clothes. –  by
  9. No. Is he a soldier or a civilian? – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  10. Several other times, he met men in civilian clothing walking along the narrow walks, and he merely nodded at them. – What The Left Hand Was Doing by Gordon Randall Garrett
  11. I can provide you with civilian dress. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  12. But we have already seen that for every soldier killed the war took five civilian lives. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  13. He looked back at the civilian. – Fifty Per Cent Prophet by Gordon Randall Garrett
  14. Civilian: " What has that to do with it?" – The War After the War by Isaac Frederick Marcosson
  15. And in the army, the civilian world was as far away as if it were conducted in the cold chasms of the moon. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  16. It is unfair that a civilian should be left with the hopeless choice of leaving a child in a house where it may at any moment be killed by a shell or taking it away with a considerable probability that it will be a homeless orphan. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  17. Since the surrender of Japan, civilian food consumption has risen still further. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. Not a civilian, not a soldier, not even a military policeman was to be seen. – An Onlooker in France 1917-1919 by William Orpen
  19. Here there were half a dozen men in civilian clothes. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  20. And if you look careful, you'll see that there's one civilian in every panel that's thumbin' his nose at a cop. – A Matter of Importance by William Fitzgerald Jenkins