Usage examples for principals

  1. I only deal with principals. – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence
  2. Why, you have your supposed principals and accessories, and, perhaps, the outline of a plot; but where is your motive? – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch
  3. Representatives may go beyond, or fall short of, the opinions of their principals, but the people themselves make no such mistakes. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  4. For Fate or Chance or Destiny who had been setting the stage was bringing on her principals. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans
  5. A consciousness that the methods he had employed might excite the ridicule, if not the censure, of his principals, or that he might have compromised them in his meeting with Snapshot Harry, considerably modified his youthful exultation. – From Sand Hill to Pine by Bret Harte
  6. It was understood that their principals had met before, and upon the same count. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  7. He had grinned widely as he waved the indignant young man to a seat at the table and even then the situation would have adjusted itself had it been left to the principals. – Every Man for Himself by Hopkins Moorhouse
  8. Often he had assisted at the advent of such vital news in the office- news obtained in advance by the principals through secret channels- and often the news had been bad. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  9. A girl at St. Benet's may have a great, a very great friend at Kingsdene or elsewhere of whom the principals of the college know nothing. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  10. Payne was again before the Privy Council in November 1679, but eventually all the principals in the Catholic plots to discredit the government were released. – The Fatal Jealousie (1673) by Henry Nevil Payne Commentator: Willard Thorp
  11. His methodical East Coast style had an interesting effect on the anxious principals: They believed him. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  12. Her fellow principals, who had been rather glad of her set- back the day before, were full of pity and sympathy. – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips