Usage examples for naval

  1. Take this badge, he concluded, it is a private token of a Japanese naval officer. – In the Yellow Sea by Henry Frith
  2. I compliment you on your naval tactics: our next meeting will be on land. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. The 4. 7- inch naval guns and the 5 in. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  4. I declare to you that on no service wherein I have been engaged have I found any situation equally arduous as that of Algeziras, nor have known any in the naval history of my country. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  5. They learned from them to build ships, organise naval forces, advance in trade, and live in towns; they used the northern words for the parts of a ship, and the streets of a town. – Irish Nationality by Alice Stopford Green
  6. For your first endeavour should be to prevent, if possible, the existence of any naval power except your own; failing this, to secure the friendship of the strongest that does exist. – The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides
  7. That was the beginning of the English naval greatness and of the English Colonial Empire. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  8. I was then fourteen and a half years of age, and that gave me, therefore, three years and a half in which to prepare myself for the naval academy, consequently I had time to do it thoroughly and properly. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  9. The naval officers could not, naturally, tear themselves from the scene. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston
  10. On the ground of his being a man brave against the enemy in many land and naval battles? – The Orations of Lysias by Lysias
  11. " I guess," remarked the " Military" to the " Naval," " that Englishman's goin' to walk off with old d'Alta's girl." – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  12. He got an extension of the noon hour and hurried down to the naval recruiting office. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne
  13. But the point is, Joe, that just one day before the Moonship does take off, the United Nations will be informed that it is a United States naval vessel. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  14. I don't know anything about him, but I have no doubt he is a naval officer, both from the circumstances and from what I heard. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  15. Rarely has there been a naval triumph more complete. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  16. Then: " Hold on, man, you're bleeding," said W. Keyse's Sergeant, an old Naval Brigade man. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  17. Between Mr. Brown and the fresh- faced naval boy, Mr. Ellerton sat little Olwen Howel- Jones, enjoying herself without disguise and looking her very best. – The Disturbing Charm by Berta Ruck
  18. I have heard naval officers say that they would like to meet him after the war. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  19. The author is the daughter of one naval officer and the wife of another. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell