Usage examples for personnel

  1. " And I suppose, in our captain's mind, that means the personnel of the ship can survive. – Let'em Breathe Space by Lester del Rey
  2. Certainly no expedition ever left our shores with a more ambitious scientific programme, nor was any enterprise of this description ever undertaken by a more enthusiastic and determined personnel. – South with Scott by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  3. But they meant, no doubt, a complete change in the administration and personnel of the estate. – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. I think the personnel of that party must have been extraordinary. – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  5. He wanted to keep the errors of personnel under his command- and his own- in the family. – Attrition by Jim Wannamaker
  6. Perplexed and indignant, Clarence again closely questioned her as to the personnel of the trespassing party who had been seen once or twice since passing over the field. – Susy, A Story of the Plains by Bret Harte
  7. The personnel of the 6th Royal Irish was strongly characteristic of the old Army. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  8. We filled up forms with countless details of our equipment and personnel, which we knew would delight the heart of the Round Game Department. – The First Hundred Thousand by Ian Hay
  9. But England began the war with 150. Thus even if the French and Spanish personnel had been as well trained and as energetic as the British they would have had a superior force to contend with, particularly as the allied fleet was divided between the ports of Spain and France, and under dual command. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  10. It is the personnel of the country school- the strength and power of initiative in the teachers of that day- that is here referred to. – Rural Life and the Rural School by Joseph Kennedy
  11. The personnel of the " high court" had been to a considerable extent dominated by the power of the Carrs and Blairs. – The Tempering by Charles Neville Buck
  12. You understand, of course, that I consider navigation essentially a naval function, and it does seem to me that any ship, including a spaceship, should be manned by naval personnel. – Space Tug by Murray Leinster
  13. The Americans, however, had gained the position, and after a battle which had been long and serious enough to test thoroughly the quality of the personnel of the army. – The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series by Carl Russell Fish
  14. Aside from the President, however, the two bodies, in personnel, are identical. – The Governments of Europe by Frederic Austin Ogg
  15. Governors and chief factors have changed with the changing centuries; but the character of the company's personnel has never changed. – The Story of the Trapper by A. C. Laut
  16. Instances are not wanting when judges have been appointed and elected because of their views upon certain questions, and when with the changes of the personnel of the court, its final decisions have been reversed, thus making the supreme law of the land depend upon the election or appointment of one man to the bench. – Monopolies and the People by D. C. Cloud
  17. Seven- All civil and military personnel at present employed on them shall remain. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  18. By this time there were already troops in motion in long trains of personnel- carrying trucks. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  19. Egotistical predeterminations, however artfully intruded, are, alien to the full result, the unity which is finally craved: Stevenson fails, when he does fail, distinctly from excess of egotistic regards; he is, as Henley has said, in the French sense, too personnel, and cannot escape from it. – Robert Louis Stevenson a Record, an Estimate, and a Memorial by Alexander H. Japp