Usage examples for principals

  1. " If I had a home I should probably go there," answered Wade; " but my parents died while I was in college- and- and high- school principals do not usually find summer resorts and European trips agreeing with the size of their purses." – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  2. 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
  3. Marilyn was the most uneasy of all of the principals – The Film Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. 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
  5. It was understood that their principals had met before, and upon the same count. – Foes by Mary Johnston
  6. 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
  7. They'll make no report to their principals – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  8. The elementary teachers and principals of Cleveland might profitably make such a civic survey as that made in Cincinnati as the method of discovering the topics that should enter into a grammar grade course. – What the Schools Teach and Might Teach by John Franklin Bobbitt
  9. Unfortunately the principals were, unknown to me, engaged in dangerous speculations in the Funds, which in a short time so involved them as to occasion their failure for a heavy amount. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. 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
  11. Immediately after the discussion among the principals respecting the merits of the several routes, arose a discussion among the pagazis which resulted in an obstinate clamor against the Simbo road, for its long terekeza and scant prospects of water, the dislike to the Simbo road communicated itself to all the caravans, and soon it was magnified by reports of a wilderness reaching from Simbo to Kusuri, where there was neither food nor water to be obtained. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  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
  13. The coming of the barber is an event eagerly greeted, and principals report that as a result children show increased pride in personal appearance. – Health Work in the Public Schools by Leonard P. Ayres and May Ayres
  14. Some years later he became advocate for a lady who was one of the principals in a noted divorce suit. – California 1849-1913 or the Rambling Sketches and Experiences of Sixty-four Years' Residence in that State. by L. H. Woolley
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. I only deal with principals – Mr. Hogarth's Will by Catherine Helen Spence