Usage examples for sikh

  1. Sikh- wise, he loved all things that expressed in any way his own unconquerable fire. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  2. He was once dining there when in England for King Edward's coronation, and I told him that the Sikh High- Priest was reported to have said that he did not like to be mixed up with " these secular persons" and wanted to hold the robe of the Archbishop of Canterbury on the occasion. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  3. Her father's Sikh orderly passed him, carrying a tray on which was a glass full of some dark liquid. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  4. I must send an answer back by that Sikh. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  5. You are the Sikh with whom I spoke the other night- the Sikh officer- the squadron leader! – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  6. An account of the rise of the Sikh State; of the struggle with the British, the most stubborn in our Indian record; and of the subsequent Annexation. – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
  7. His troops fought on the English side in the first Sikh War. – The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir by Sir James McCrone Douie
  8. The Arab followed me, and he and I were both searched at the gate for weapons, by a Sikh who knew nothing and cared less about Near East politics. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  9. On the banks of the canal the 63rd Regiment and the 4th Sikh infantry were bivouacked, and soon he stumbled on the lines of the 93rd Highlanders, and of Captain Peel's gallant Naval Brigade. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  10. And here was the New East, in the shape of a middle- aged Sikh officer taught by Young England. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  11. The Subadar, a Sikh, I think, had almost the only Indian face I have seen so far that I liked- big, potent, and with the appearance of a sportsman and gentleman. – From Edinburgh to India & Burmah by William G. Burn Murdoch
  12. The Sikh states are now sufficiently well governed. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  13. The Sikh Government is of exactly the same character; and the countries they governed have, I believe, the same wretched appearance- they are swarms of human locusts, who prey upon all that is calculated to enrich and embellish the face of the land they infest, and all that can tend to improve men in their social relations, and to link their affection to their soil and their government. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  14. There is a saying among Sikh soldiers in India, when speaking of any bad act, that it is " as disgraceful as having a blunt sword." – Young Knights of the Empire by Sir Robert Baden-Powell
  15. The trooper shall have water when Ranjoor Singh sahib has promised on his Sikh honor. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  16. The Sikh, the Brahmin, the Pathan, were the born aristocrats of the mob. – The Great Mogul by Louis Tracy
  17. The influence of Nanak appears to have been widely extended over northern India, and to have been felt by large bodies of the people other than those who actually embraced the Sikh religion. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  18. Send for the Sikh! – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  19. But today, he was glad the man was a Sikh, another foreigner with an uneasy berth in the Canadian military- industrial complex. – Super Man and the Bug Out by Cory Doctorow