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Quotes of orders

  1. There are more active volcanoes beneath the sea than on land by two orders of magnitude – Robert Ballard
  2. Anytime a person goes into a delicatessen and orders a pastrami on white bread somewhere a Jew dies – Milton Berle
  3. The result showed the wisdom of your orders – John Bigelow
  4. The fact of the matter is most of our orders are not supersized Less than five per cent are supersized that's never mentioned The whole issue has been supersized itself – Jim Cantalupo
  5. Rations were scarcely issued and the men about preparing supper when rumors that the enemy had been encountered that day near Gettysburg absorbed every other interest and very soon orders came to march forthwith to Gettysburg – Joshua Chamberlain
  6. The standing orders of the Parliamentary Party however apply to me apply to every other Member of the Parliamentary Labour Party and they put into a context the way in which those rights to freedom of speech should be exercised – Ron Davies
  7. We have never really had absolute privacy with our records or our electronic communications government agencies have always been able to gain access with appropriate court orders – Dorothy Denning
  8. I was in uniform for four years and I know that heroism doesn't occur from taking orders but rather from people who through their own willpower and strength are willing to sacrifice their lives for an idea – Thor Heyerdahl
  9. Third we could while denouncing them both as illegal have acquiesced in them both and thus remained neutral with both sides although not agreeing with either as to the righteousness of their respective orders – George William Norris
  10. The Vichy government was under occupation and carried out the orders of the German occupier – Jean-Marie Le Pen
  11. If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes – Joseph Stalin
  12. South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat When the children return home in the evening they can hardly walk – Kim Il Sung
  13. I've no idea what Eddie Irvine's orders are but he's following them superlatively well – Murray Walker
  14. I received orders from Congress to proceed to Charleston in South Carolina for the purpose of Co'operating with General Lincoln in the defense of that Capitol – Abraham Whipple

Usage examples for orders

  1. “ I believe you gentlemen are under orders to report to Alexandria ” – A Yankee Flier in Italy by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  2. Perhaps we will get a change in orders after all – The Terror from the Depths by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  3. “ Dr Dudley has given orders to be called at once day or night if he should have another – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd
  4. We've no orders not to ” – The Romantic by May Sinclair
  5. As the house is mine I have only to give my orders – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  6. And he is under my orders not yours – Richard Carvel, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  7. “ Hamilcar's orders were no longer listened to ” – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  8. The thing for the employe to do is to obey orders willingly quickly and to the letter – Dollars and Sense by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  9. But no orders came for us ” – My Lady of the North by Randall Parrish
  10. You've got your orders – Space Platform by Murray Leinster
  11. “ I have left orders Miss Marlett answered that only telegrams of instant importance are to be sent on at once – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  12. “ I shall carry out all her orders – Plays A Protégée of the Mistress; Poverty Is No Crime; Sin and Sorrow Are Common to All; It's a Family Affair--We'll Settle It Ourselves by Alexander Ostrovsky
  13. “ Miramon's orders rose sharply and quick and the Empire sprang to obey – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  14. “ Mr Lee stayed a long time giving orders about the horses – Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life by Ann S. Stephens
  15. You have your orders go – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by M. R. James
  16. What made you come in without orders – The Thirteen by Honore de Balzac
  17. Shall I give the necessary orders for to day – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  18. Again came the answer I've got my orders – The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 4 by Charles Farrar Browne
  19. You see I've been all over it at Mr Stone's orders and I ree'lize what a nice lady she is ” – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  20. I'm takin' my orders off'n Blenham an' nobody else – Man to Man by Jackson Gregory

Rhymes for orders

  • borders, boarders;
  • recorders, disorders;

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