Usage examples for legion

  1. Then she joined this Women's Legion. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  2. Suppose a single legion had sallied forth! – Napoleon the Little by Victor Hugo
  3. How in the world did you think of the Foreign Legion? – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  4. At the close of the Exposition Edison was created a Commander of the Legion of Honor. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  5. His expert eye ran down the ragged ranks of his newly acquired legion. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  6. " Well; the Legion of Honour is a fine thing to have," said Marie. – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc
  7. " And that's just where Vickars makes his mistake," said Legion. – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  8. I'm going to Canada, he continued, to enlist in the American Legion. – The Flag by Homer Greene
  9. Sigurd's acquaintances were legion. – Sigurd Our Golden Collie and Other Comrades of the Road by Katharine Lee Bates
  10. From the French Legion Etranger I have my honorable discharge. – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  11. For this invention, which he exhibited at the Exposition of 1834, he received a gold medal, and was decorated with the Legion of Honour. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  12. Canalis, who had been busy during the last three months with serious matters of his own, and was trying to get himself made commander of the Legion of honor and minister to a German court, had completely forgotten Modeste's letter." – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  13. The Legion may think us lost, and try to search for us. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  14. Morrison represented the not inconsiderable number of young men in New York who had gained at the expense of the valiant legion who had lost. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  15. The servants- whose name was legion- were always passing noiselessly to and fro. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  16. So I did, and she is now sitting on the other side of the fireplace with a legion of small linen habiliments in a huge basket by her side. – John Bull on the Guadalquivir from Tales from all Countries by Anthony Trollope
  17. On the 4th of May 1801 he brought forward, for the first time officially, in the Council of State the question of the establishment of the Legion of Honour, which on the 19th May 1802 was proclaimed a law of the State. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton