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Quotes of regiment

  1. I was in the Square at the time The crowd was a most good -humoured easy going smiling crowd but presently it was transformed A regiment of mounted police came cantering up – Edward Carpenter
  2. With two thousand years of Christianity behind him a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end It starts off far too many ideas in his head – Louis-Ferdinand Celine
  3. I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers – George Armstrong Custer
  4. On 24 August 1939 as an officer in the reserve I had to join my regiment in Potsdam – Hans Frank
  5. A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  6. Nature that framed us of four elements warring within our breasts for regiment doth teach us all to have aspiring minds – Niccolo Machiavelli
  7. What are kings when regiment is gone but perfect shadows in a sunshine day – Christopher Marlowe
  8. My Lords temporal today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment compassion and common sense – Polly Toynbee

Usage examples for regiment

  1. When the trouble begins I want you to go with a regiment of my own that I shall send to the assistance of my son Umbelazi so that he may have the benefit of your wisdom – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard
  2. The usual routine on such occasions was followed after which the Prince addressed the regiment which had formed up close around the group of officers among whom he stood – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  3. And if I've read it right there was one regiment which had money but no men – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  4. Now if we could only both get such a commission in that regiment you can judge yourself how desirable it would be – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
  5. Said one I sent the Regiment To safety as I fell – Rookie Rhymes by The Men of the 1st. and 2nd. Provisional Training Regiments, Plattsburg, New York.
  6. Thither Mrs Tarleton resolved immediately to proceed in the hopes of meeting her brother who though wounded was still she heard with his regiment – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. We were talking to the officers of another regiment when they began – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  8. The equerry sent to warn Fulvia had escaped from the back of the building and hastened to the barracks to summon a regiment – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  9. Each bunch was the story of one regiment for a month – His Family by Ernest Poole
  10. “ I could send Colonel Heyns and his regiment to Bulungan if your excellency so desires ” – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  11. You have a fine regiment of soldiers there – The Story of a Bold Tin Soldier by Laura Lee Hope
  12. He had never been so easy going and as long as he lived he had always reproached himself for having let his only son serve as a soldier in a cavalry regiment – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  13. “ I read a history of the Black Watch first to make sure it was the best regiment in the world – Echoes of the War by J. M. Barrie
  14. “ He's the pwettiest officer in the Regiment and I love him – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  15. Does he belong to our regiment – Roger Ingleton, Minor by Talbot Baines Reed
  16. You'll scarce find a Tory in the regiment he said beginning to be amused at my ignorance – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  17. “ What's going to stop the other people from sending a whole regiment along – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  18. “ I don't think you will get anyone to buy him in the regiment – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  19. Bob Bennett's always going where there's no need of it he said to a companion as he saw the last of the regiment disappear into the woods on the mountain side – The Red Acorn by John McElroy
  20. “ I'd sooner be a private in a German regiment than a woman – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy