Usage examples for martial

  1. Men found with drawn swords shall be shot the following morning without the benefit of court- martial." – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  2. Show me where that court martial of yours is sitting. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  3. And yet it was not a martial scene. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  4. The Emperor, after reading this letter, ordered that the Prince should be arrested, and tried by a court- martial on the charge of being a spy. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  5. April, 1916. Who would have thought when the month opened that at its close a new front within the Four Seas would be added to our far- flung line, Dublin's finest street half ruined, Ireland placed under martial law? – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  6. I believe, I gasped, that this is an informal court martial. – The Firefly Of France by Marion Polk Angellotti
  7. That there should be a part of the United Kingdom to which our laws, nominally at least, extend, and which is nevertheless in such a state as to call for martial law, etc. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease
  8. My lord is come back to town, and is shouting for a Court- Martial. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  9. The enthusiasm increased; the Prerolles division marched past after its artillery, and, as always, the martial and distinguished profile of its general produced its usual effect on the public. – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  10. As for Jack, matters have gone very ill with him, and rather than accept a court- martial, he has thrown up his commission and left the service. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  11. In its whiteness between the sombre tints of the martial towers, it rises like a spectre in the winding- sheets of a later age. – Cathedrals of Spain by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
  12. On their arrival in England, they were tried by a court martial; and it is satisfactory to know that they were all fully acquitted. – Narratives of Shipwrecks of the Royal Navy; between 1793 and 1849 by William O. S. Gilly
  13. Harvey demanded the execution of martial law upon the prisoners, and when the council held back he flew into a passion and attempted to arrest George Menifie, one of the members, for high- treason. – England in America, 1580-1652 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler
  14. The doubt is whether the Martial- men are Navy men, as distinguished from merchant- service men aboard a king's ship, or whether they are soldiers who want to take all sailors down a peg or two. – Elizabethan Sea Dogs by William Wood
  15. " Many a time," continued the soldier, " he and I after some hard- fought battle have slept togither upon the blood- stained ground wrapped in the same martial cloak." – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  16. If a midshipman were to request a court- martial, would it be granted? – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  17. Then the merchant saw a procession with many paper lanterns, and riding in their midst a man of martial appearance with a long beard. – The Chinese Fairy Book by Various