I divided the forces into divisions, regiments, battalions, companies, and even to platoons and sections, appointing the full complement
of officers and noncommissioned officers.
I built her plank by plank, and copper-fastened her, selected her masts and every timber of her, and personally signed on her full ship's complement
fore-and-aft, and outfitted her amongst the Jews, and sailed with her to the South Seas and the treasure buried a fathom under the sand.
of this graceful self-respect, and that of all the points of good breeding I most require and insist upon, is deference.
There came the explicit statement of the agreement to victual the German airships, to supply the complement of explosives to replace those employed in the fight and in the destruction of the North Atlantic fleet, to pay the enormous ransom of forty million dollars, and to surrender the in the East River.
The airships were quite unequal to the transport of any adequate landing parties; their complement of men was just sufficient to manoeuvre and fight them in the air.
and his predecessors; and he saw that the complement
was not half empty.
He and I were all that were left of the DUCHESS'S complement
, and I was pretty well to the bad, while he was helpless now that the shooting was over.
He was followed by a sulky agricultural youth in top-boots--and then, the complement
of passengers on our seat behind the coachman was complete.
Wit, the brilliant perception of incongruities, is a matter of Intellect and the complement
Charles believed in temptresses, who are indeed the strong man's necessary complement
, and having no sense of humour, he could not purge himself of the thought by a smile.
It had kept its boughs unshattered, and its full complement
of leaves; and the whole in perfect verdure, except a single branch, that, by the earlier change with which the elm-tree sometimes prophesies the autumn, had been transmuted to bright gold.
It was the first time it had ever been so complemented
, and Madame Defarge knew enough of its antecedents to know better.