Usage examples for commander

  1. This, for a political commander, is the choice of a weak post. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  2. Where's the commander of this ship? – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. The commander- in- chief told her that they had come from Congress to ask her if she could make a flag. – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  4. For this service Lieutenant Jones was sent for by the commander- in- chief, and thanked by him on the quarter- deck of his flag- ship. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly
  5. Section 2. 4. Who is Commander- in- Chief of the militia? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  6. I know not, Commander. – Caste by W. A. Fraser
  7. Your boat is the 'Terror' and you her commander, wrote that letter to the government. – The Master of the World by Jules Verne
  8. I had informed her of my early acquaintance with the pirate commander, and of all that passed between us from the time of my becoming his prisoner. – Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. XX by Alexander Leighton
  9. " It was saved by his son dying almost directly after he did and Horemheb, the great commander- in- chief, at last got his way. – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  10. Scarcely had he gone when in came the Commander- in- Chief. – The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories by Mary De Morgan
  11. The English people, therefore, saw that peace had been made by the sacrifice of the greatest English commander who, up to that time, had ever taken the field in their service. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  12. I suppose you will be glad to meet the commander of l'Orient? – The Boy Volunteers with the Submarine Fleet by Kenneth Ward
  13. Introduced at once, as soon as he had given his name, into the study of the master of the house, his surprise was great when he found himself in presence of the commander, so called, the friend of Madame de Godollo, and the little old man he had seen half an hour earlier with Thuillier. – The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honore de Balzac
  14. There was, as commander to lead that cavalry charge, Kellerman. – Waterloo by Hilaire Belloc
  15. I did what any field commander would have done. – General Max Shorter by Kris Ottman Neville
  16. A commander of one of the German corps said: Nature has always helped Russia. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell
  17. It was, beyond speaking, superior to its commander during the fighting days at Chancellorsville. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge
  18. " I think he is getting off easy," observed Dan, when it became known under what conditions the Mexican commander was leaving. – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  19. His commander had been quite frank. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  20. The surgeon gave him a bad account of the commander. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston