Usage examples for garrison

  1. For the last of the garrison had but just yielded, when the chief of the Uzbeks was seen riding hard for the place, at the head of the vanguard of his army. – Rulers of India: Akbar by George Bruce Malleson
  2. I know it all the better, said the major, from having been in garrison there for fifteen months. – The Adventures of a Special Correspondent by Jules Verne
  3. I then went on shore and quitted her and engaged in the garrison there to do duty as a soldier for my provisions till some ship should arrive there bound for England. – American Prisoners of the Revolution by Danske Dandridge
  4. " No, no," he answered, " I have but one mouth to feed, while you have a garrison to support," and he continued his task. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. Soon after daylight, one fine morning early in the new year, the garrison marched on board the vessel. – The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe
  6. The garrison here lived lonely lives. – The War Chief of the Ottawas A Chronicle of the Pontiac War: Volume 15 (of 32) in the series Chronicles of Canada by Thomas Guthrie Marquis
  7. And Garrison was there. – Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course by W. B. M. Ferguson
  8. " It is all over with the brave garrison of Silistria, I am afraid," he observed to Sidney, who had joined him outside the tent. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. Rome itself had both a garrison and also a large body of Imperial Guards. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  10. So the Athenians received the garrison and Menyllus for the governor, a fair- dealing man, and one of Phocion's acquaintance. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  11. In the event of a sudden declaration of war this garrison is designed as a nucleus for an efficient army. – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. From the experience we had had of the natives, we hoped that the garrison though thus decreased, was still sufficient for the protection of our fortress, especially as the lions and leopards had for some time kept at a distance, finding out, probably, that we possessed ample means for their destruction. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  13. The declaration of principles drawn up by Garrison in 1833 and adopted by the American Anti- Slavery Society was of the nature of a political platform. – The Anti-Slavery Crusade Volume 28 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Jesse Macy
  14. Though I must go straight back to my garrison duties now, I'll come down for an hour or two and explain things to Sylvia, as soon as I can. – Ranching for Sylvia by Harold Bindloss
  15. President L'Aigre, without heeding the interruption, continued: The daughter of the laborer Valois married the sub- lieutenant Lamotte, who lived in a little garrison city of the province, and sought to increase his meagre salary by many ingenious devices. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  16. She could have escaped from her own room into the passage, easily enough, and so alarmed the house; but when she reflected that its fighting garrison consisted only of an infirm old butler- for the footman was absent on leave- there seemed little to be gained by such a proceeding, if violence or robbery were really intended. – M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur." by G.J. Whyte-Melville
  17. But the garrison felt little grief over it. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  18. 4. No soldiers shall be in garrison in Edinburgh. – John Knox and the Reformation by Andrew Lang
  19. This garrison is to be permanent. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various