of Police, Scotland Yard: I've found the bank robber, Phileas Fogg.
English officials - Deputy Commissioners
even - turned aside from the main road to visit him, and on those occasions he dressed himself in the uniform of ancient days, and stood up like a ramrod.
the sixteen commissioners
of the sixteen quarters, the jailer of the Châtelet, the four enfeoffed sergeants, the hundred and twenty mounted sergeants, with maces, the chevalier of the watch with his watch, his sub-watch, his counter-watch and his rear-watch?
I must add that Peggy, like Jerry, was born at Meringe Lagoon, on Meringe Plantation, which is of the Island of Ysabel, said Ysabel Island lying next north of Florida Island, where is the seat of government and where dwells the Resident Commissioner
Sir James is one of the commissioners
for the Northern Lights.
I should not think of making a corrupt proposal to you, sir; but if I were Commissioner
of Shrimps and Crabs, I might have some influence with the water-front population, and be able to help you make your fight for Coroner.
If Rabourdin succeeded him, his talents (for Celestine did vouchsafe him an administrative gift) would be so thoroughly appreciated that the office of Master of petitions, formerly promised, would now be given to him; she fancied she saw him the king's commissioner
, presenting bills to the Chambers and defending them; then indeed she could help him; she would even be, if needful, his secretary; she would sit up all night to do the work
On the 12th of January, 1893, I was seventeen, and the 20th of January I signed before the shipping commissioner
the articles of the Sophie Sutherland, a three topmast sealing schooner bound on a voyage to the coast of Japan.
It was shortly after this day that Ernest told me, as a good story, the offer he had received from the government, namely, an appointment as United States Commissioner
The Lord Commissioner
being informed of that, sent a party of the foot guards, and took possession of the Netherbow, which is a gate in the middle of the High Street, as Temple Bar between the City of London and the Court.
And as it is part of the American temperament to foresee everything in business, even failure, the Honorable Harry Trolloppe, judge commissioner
, and Francis Drayton, magistrate, were nominated beforehand!
exposing himself thereby to the unanswerable retort of a finger-tip laid forcibly on the telegram which the Assistant Commissioner
, after reading it aloud, had flung on the desk.