Usage examples for officers

  1. Many of the officers told me they did not consider him inferior as a general to Lee or any one else. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  2. It was a mistake, but then the officers would not believe my mother. – The Promised Land by Mary Antin
  3. Ask him of what he saw in the streets of this city but last night, and of a certain judgment that he passed upon one of the officers of Pharaoh. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  4. We were given permission by our officers to look about the city, with orders to report in camp at noon. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  5. His English brother officers always remembered him. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  6. For, after all, public officers in this country are just what the people make them ... – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  7. Who and what are the officers – A Victorious Union SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  8. Not a word was spoken except by the officers – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  9. I was of the party, with several others officers – A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson by Watkin Tench
  10. It must be said, too, that I knew very little of my officers – 'Twixt Land & Sea by Joseph Conrad
  11. Nandy, of course, knew no more about them than what his eyes told him, that they were a party of officers from Plymouth come to enjoy themselves at Merry- Garden. – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. He is thought to have a good many officers with him- How many? – The Billow and the Rock by Harriet Martineau
  13. The conversation turned a good deal upon military subjects, and all agreed that the system of election of officers had proved to be a great mistake. – Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863 by Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle
  14. The officers put up at the house. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  15. The officers who stopped in on their way to and from the trenches were gentlemen and soldiers. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  16. Officers and men were uncertain what to do, as no orders were given to build Winter quarters. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill
  17. On one side of a long table which stood in the center of the room sat the thirteen young officers from whom the victim was to be selected. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  18. You seem to have a wide acquaintance among the officers – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  19. Slowly the officers fell back, until they were so far in the rear that they ceased shooting. – With Hoops of Steel by Florence Finch Kelly
  20. I don't allow my officers to carry them aboard this ship. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains