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Usage examples for ordered

  1. No man here can be ordered to fight. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  2. Everything you ordered came through? – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  3. Well, he doesn't seem to be afraid of anything; I suppose he would go anywhere, if he was ordered to make the trip. – The Boy Volunteers with the French Airmen by Kenneth Ward
  4. " You'll cut that out, both of you," ordered Threewit curtly. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  5. " Hold your fire," Captain Whidden ordered. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  6. That's what I was ordered to do, but I don't know whether I'll obey or not. – Frank on the Lower Mississippi by Harry Castlemon
  7. Act as if you expected to have your own way, not as if you expected to be ordered about. – Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw
  8. " We ordered tea early," she said, " because we came in from our drive quite hungry. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  9. I've been ordered out of town; if I stayed, I'd be shot on sight, unless I had a body- guard around me. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  10. The good old days of ordered service were over. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  11. I ordered the fellow to see that Henley wanted for nothing, to let a boy he has wait upon him, and to keep out of his way himself, for two reasons of my own. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  12. He then ordered one of the hands to sit upon it. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  13. The doctor ordered them both out of town. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  14. " Now keep back," ordered Nan to the little ones. – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  15. He told them that he had got them now, and he ordered them to come along with him; he remained there amusing himself with their tears, their prayers, and then vanished again. – A Boy's Town by W. D. Howells
  16. What if Thorold were ordered down there? – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  17. I was told that she was ordered to New York. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  18. What boat are you ordered to? – Frank on a Gun-Boat by Harry Castlemon
  19. " I'm afraid, sir, that nature has ordered it otherwise," he said. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
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