As she stood there, Major
Lincoln passed by, and a minute after she heard him saying to his mother.
Judge not too rashly from hasty and deceptive appearances," said the lady, smiling; "though Major
Heyward can assume such deep notes on occasion, believe me, his natural tones are better fitted for a mellow tenor than the bass you heard.
Harland, and myself, speedily collected one hundred and seventy-six men, well armed, and pursued the savages.
It was connected with the tragical story of the unfortunate Andre, who had been taken prisoner hard by; and was universally known by the name of Major
Mule, horse, elephant, or bullock, he obeys his driver, and the driver his sergeant, and the sergeant his lieutenant, and the lieutenant his captain, and the captain his major
, and the major
his colonel, and the colonel his brigadier commanding three regiments, and the brigadier the general, who obeys the Viceroy, who is the servant of the Empress.
He did not end his sentence; the north wind blew at that moment with such ferocity that the aide-de-camp hurried on to escape being frozen, and the lips of Major
de Sucy stiffened.
Both the count and Baptistin had told the truth when they announced to Morcerf the proposed visit of the major
, which had served Monte Cristo as a pretext for declining Albert's invitation.
Effingham yielded to the claims of age, he retired with dignity, refusing his half-pay or any other compensation for services that he felt he could no longer perform.
Then the grey sky-line brightened into silver, and in the broadening light he realized that he had been to the house which belonged to an Anglo-Indian Major
named Putnam; and that the Major
had a native cook from Malta who was of his communion.
ask him," and he pointed to a stout major
who was walking back along the street past the row of carts.
Cunningham, the woman whom her hostess had referred to as being her particular friend, and one who shared her passion for entertaining, chatted fitfully to her neighbour, Major
One night a squadron of Federal horse commanded by Major
Seidel, a gallant and skillful officer, moved out from Readyville on an uncommonly hazardous enterprise requiring secrecy, caution and silence.