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Word: regiment

Definition: military unit; V: subject to strict order; Ex. regimented society


Sentences Containing 'regiment'

At present, indeed, they were well supplied both with news and happiness by the recent arrival of a militia regiment in the neighborhood; it was to remain the whole winter, and Meryton was the headquarters.
Much had been done and much had been said in the regiment since the preceding Wednesday; several of the officers had dined lately with their uncle, a private had been flogged, and it had actually been hinted that Colonel Forster was going to be married.
Brighton, and a whole campful of soldiers, to us, who have been overset already by one poor regiment of militia, and the monthly balls of Meryton!''
The comfort to her of the regiment's approaching removal was indeed beyond expression.
It was the last of the regiment's stay in Meryton, and all the young ladies in the neighborhood were drooping apace.
``I am sure,''said she,``I cried for two days together when Colonel Miller's regiment went away.
But the gloom of Lydia's prospect was shortly cleared away; for she received an invitation from Mrs. Forster, the wife of the colonel of the regiment, to accompany her to Brighton.
When Elizabeth had rejoiced over Wickham's departure she found little other cause for satisfaction in the loss of the regiment.
She had never perceived, while the regiment was in Hertfordshire, that Lydia had any partiality for him; but she was convinced that Lydia wanted only encouragement to attach herself to anybody.
Could he expect to be noticed again by the regiment, after such an affront to Colonel Forster?
He has the promise of an ensigncy in General's regiment, now quartered in the North.
They will then join his regiment, unless they are first invited to Longbourn; and I understand from Mrs. Gardiner, that my niece is very desirous of seeing you all before she leaves the South.
The officers may not be so pleasant in General's regiment.''
Mr. Wickham had received his commission before he left London, and he was to join his regiment at the end of a fortnight.
He confessed himself obliged to leave the regiment, on account of some debts of honor, which were very pressing; and scrupled not to lay all the ill consequences of Lydia's flight on her own folly alone.
Lydia does not leave me because she is married, but only because her husband's regiment happens to be so far off.
His regiment is there; for I suppose you have heard of his leaving the shire, and of his being gone into the regulars.
And when I found that the regiment of natty servants respectfully`sir'd'me, my satisfaction was complete.
The Morrels have been shipowners from father to son; and there was a Morrel who served in the same regiment with me when I was in garrison at Valence.'''
Fernand was enrolled in the active troop, went to the frontier with his regiment, and was at the battle of Ligny.
In his regiment Maximilian Morrel was noted for his rigid observance, not only of the obligations imposed on a soldier, but also of the duties of a man; and he thus gained the name of``the stoic.''
I had a brother, an elder brother, who was in the service of the emperor; he had become lieutenant in a regiment composed entirely of Corsicans.
Well, my friend, fortune is inconstant, as the chaplain of the regiment said.
I declare, I expect to look magnificent in it, and chose that regiment only from vanity.''
The officers, meeting, chose me to be colonel of the regiment, which I this time accepted.
Several officers of great experience have assured me, that, so far from recruiting their regiment, they have never been able to supply it with drums and fifes, from all the soldiers' children that were born in it.
When a French regiment comes from some of the northern provinces of France, where wine is somewhat dear, to be quartered in the southern, where it is very cheap, the soldiers, I have frequently heard it observed, are at first debauched by the cheapness and novelty of good wine; but after a few months residence, the greater part of them become as sober as the rest of the inhabitants.
The post would no doubt have led to advancement at the Papal Court had Cervantes retained it, but in the summer of 1570 he resigned it and enlisted as a private soldier in Captain Diego Urbina's company, belonging to Don Miguel de Moncada's regiment, but at that time forming a part of the command of Marc Antony Colonna.
This, however, did not absolutely unfit him for service, and in April 1572 he joined Manuel Ponce de Leon's company of Lope de Figueroa's regiment, in which, it seems probable, his brother Rodrigo was serving, and shared in the operations of the next three years, including the capture of the Goletta and Tunis.
At first he imagined some regiment of soldiers was passing that way, and to see them he spurred Rocinante and mounted the hill.
The whole house of Omer and Joram turned out to bid us good-bye; and there were so many seafaring volunteers in attendance on Steerforth, when our portmanteaux went to the coach, that if we had had the baggage of a regiment with us, we should hardly have wanted porters to carry it.
Thus _N_, shall signify a plot; _B_, a regiment of horse; _L_, a fleet at sea; or, secondly, by transposing the letters of the alphabet in any suspected paper, they can lay open the deepest designs of a discontented party.
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