Usage examples for deputy

  1. Whitelocke was appointed their keeper, and to his deputy John Dury, we owe the first English treatise on library management. – The Great Book-Collectors by Charles Isaac Elton and Mary Augusta Elton
  2. If he were a deputy it would further other steps that I wish to take in Paris. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  3. I am M. Godefroy, deputy from L'Eure- My little boy is lost in Paris; a child of four years. – The Lost Child 1894 by François Edouard Joachim Coppée
  4. When he raced around the jail he saw the crowd pouring into the house of the deputy sheriff. – The Untamed by Max Brand
  5. The deputy called again. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  6. " Tom," rejoined Buck Johnson, " I want you to make me your deputy – The Killer by Stewart Edward White
  7. In a moment Struve had returned, the deputy at his heels. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory
  8. The deputy had his foot on the threshold. – The Crisis, Volume 6 by Winston Churchill
  9. The deputy grinned contemptuously. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda
  10. To the earl's rage and dismay his deputy Vauclerc fired upon his ships. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. Since 1880 Mr. Deputy Bedford is to be credited with more than two hundred contributions, of which, however, only a proportion belong to the " Robert" series. – The History of "Punch" by M. H. Spielmann
  12. I knew it wasn't no use to ask them questions, but I had to do it- 'cause I'm a deputy – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  13. The Deputy Commissioner is subject to the control of the Divisional Commissioner. – The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir by Sir James McCrone Douie
  14. It is they who do the " catching", either in person or by deputy – The Sun Dance of the Blackfoot Indians by Clark Wissler
  15. Once Dick Worth, the deputy from Sand Creek, and his wife rode up the gulch to see the black stallion. – "I Conquered" by Harold Titus
  16. But when he seen 'em comin', he swore in a deputy quick- and vamosed. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  17. But not as a deputy – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  18. Among other facts that Anderson got from this conversation, he learnt that the American authorities had been telegraphed to, and that a couple of deputy sheriffs were coming to assist the Canadian police. – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  19. The present instance is an extreme case; had the duty been capable of being performed within the county, the sheriff or another deputy could have performed. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  20. The Branch or Division consisted of the Superintendent of Child Welfare, who, under the control of the Minister and the Director of Education, was charged with the administration of the Act; a Deputy Superintendent; and such Welfare Officers, managers, etc. – Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents The Mazengarb Report (1954) by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.