Usage examples for colleague

  1. A colleague or an opponent would be sure to be looking, and I don't know which would be worse. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. The Duke stood with his hat off waiting to give his hand to the lady, and then took that of his late colleague. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  3. In October the illness of his colleague left him in sole command. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  4. The peculiar tone in which this was uttered caused Mr. Byrd to flash another quick look at his colleague. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  5. It was a pity that his colleague should be a married man. – Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. Your colleague, sir, put that young man to bed in a way that would have made you enjoy yourself. – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  7. It enabled him to come at information where his sharp- looking colleague might try in vain. – The Mystery of a Hansom Cab by Fergus Hume
  8. My colleague Mr. Thacker and myself set out in all earnestness, each holding five meetings per week with good results. – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  9. He told his colleague how greatly he had been impressed by the widow- that she was really a fascinating woman, and, by Jove! – Trumps by George William Curtis
  10. In front of the fireplace, the Senator von Bernus, one of the most distinguished men in Frankfort, by ability, education, and birth, was talking with his colleague, Doctor Speltz, Chief of Police, who, owing to the position which he held, was always well informed. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  11. But Hickory had given his word, and Hickory remained firm; and Mr. Byrd, somewhat relieved in his own mind, was about to utter his acquiescence in the District Attorney's views, when a momentary interruption occurred, which gave him an opportunity to exchange a few words aside with his colleague. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  12. Deprived of all hope of succour from his colleague, and hemmed in on all sides by implacable enemies, Demosthenes called a halt, and prepared to make his last stand. – Stories From Thucydides by H. L. Havell
  13. Olwen's roll- top desk stood back to back with another; the two backs screening off her colleague of the other desk. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  14. The trainer's doctor, leaving them together, came up to pay his respects to his illustrious colleague. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  15. And drawing his new colleague to the table, he asked him what he saw there. – Hand and Ring by Anna Katharine Green
  16. By these criminal proceedings having got all the real power of the empire into his own hands, Andronicus determined to secure himself against the probable future competition of his nephew, whom he had already compelled to accept him as a colleague in the government, by having him murdered. – Claimants to Royalty by John H. Ingram
  17. In but two faces, those of Esmo and of his next colleague on the left, could I see the slightest sign of approval. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  18. There, as it were by a miracle, was the office of a great journal, whence obviously his distinguished colleague had set forth to the flying grounds, and to which he had been returned in error by the faithful driver. – The Burning Spear by John Galsworthy