Usage examples for disciplinarian

  1. The commander of a D. A. C., therefore, to ensure efficiency in his unit, must be a zealous disciplinarian with a strong personality. – Servants of the Guns by Jeffery E. Jeffery
  2. The colonel was a strict, even severe, disciplinarian but he was cool, deliberate, and just. – The Deserter by Charles King
  3. His coolness and courage in moments of peril and difficulty never deserted him, and, though a strict disciplinarian he always retained the confidence and affection of his soldiers. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  4. It is a significant fact, that, whenever there is any tension in Europe, especially between Germany and France, General von Heeringen or his comrade in arms, General von Thulsen Haeseler- also a great strategist and iron disciplinarian immediately takes command of Metz, the most important base and military post in the Emperor's domain. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  5. A severe disciplinarian Woods was yet very exceptional among the guards, in that he sought to discourage the spying of prisoners on each other. – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  6. Corporal O'Flynn cast the eye of a disciplinarian about him. – The Story of Old Fort Loudon by Charles Egbert Craddock
  7. He has the reputation of being a rigid disciplinarian and of shooting freely for insubordination. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  8. The disciplinarian was already showing her fangs. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  9. Her father moved to a melancholy house in Wimpole Street; and his own character growing gloomier and stranger as time went on, he mounted guard over his daughter's sickbed in a manner compounded of the pessimist and the disciplinarian – Robert Browning by G. K. Chesterton
  10. As long as each student is required to pursue every study under the eye of the disciplinarian the decision as to what he shall study rests not with his desires or his needs, but with an elaborate schedule of lectures and examinations. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  11. He was brave, but cruel; a warm and loyal friend, and yet a most determined and rigid disciplinarian with one and all. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. Through a long pilgrimage he loved her as the disciplinarian of his youthful mind. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  13. Thorough old disciplinarian he! – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  14. The British naval officer is full of undaunted defiance and contempt for his foes; but, above all, he is a strict disciplinarian and to this our country in a great measure owes the supremacy our Navy has hitherto enjoyed upon the seas. – The Great War in England in 1897 by William Le Queux
  15. She was a rigid disciplinarian who could not discriminate between the magnitude of offense. – That Little Girl of Miss Eliza’s by Jean K. Baird
  16. She was praised, praised, praised, and, worst of all, she was without the restraining influence of a strict disciplinarian – Famous Prima Donnas by Lewis Clinton Strang
  17. Those outlining in part, a life that has been more than filled by the disciplinarian sorrow, are but a glimpse of the many heavy crosses borne. – Poems A Message of Hope by Mary Alice Walton
  18. That nurse had been a strong disciplinarian – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  19. A strict disciplinarian very resolute and pertinacious, he had the good fortune to be beloved by his inferiors, his equals, and his superiors. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley