But, as respects the majority of my corps
of veterans, there will be no wrong done if I characterize them generally as a set of wearisome old souls, who had gathered nothing worth preservation from their varied experience of life.
It seemed to be a part of corps
etiquette to keep a dog or so, too.
Picture the corps
de ballet scuttling down the Jacob's ladder and dividing the suicide's rope among themselves in less time than it takes to write
The Guards of the cardinal, perceiving his youth and that he did not belong to the corps
, invited him to retire before they attacked.
Pray, sir," said I, trembling lest my BOSS might be a colonel of the editorial corps
, after all--"pray, sir," said I, "is it expected in this country that the wardrobe should entertain the political sentiments of its boss?
What can be the good of weakening a corps
by placing the right here, and the left there?
You'll see men all round you going into the Staff Corps
, and doing every possible sort of duty but regimental, and you may be tempted to follow suit.
He had under his immediate supervision a corps
of workmen, and was assisted by Sir Nathaniel, who had come over for the purpose, and all were now staying at Lesser Hill.
Then he would talk to Philip of the university, the quarrels between rival corps
, the duels, and the merits of this and that professor.
In the study were four gentlemen of the diplomatic corps
He had been at a fast supper-party, given the night before by Captain the Honourable George Cinqbars, at his house in Brompton Square, to several young men of the regiment, and a number of ladies of the corps
de ballet, and old Mac, who was at home with people of all ages and ranks, and consorted with generals, dog-fanciers, opera-dancers, bruisers, and every kind of person, in a word, was resting himself after the night's labours, and, not being on duty, was in bed.
His father he scarcely remembered, and he had been educated in the Corps