He would soon become a captain and then perhaps a great admiral.
Inside of the great kitchen, beside the fire, the men were shouting and laughing; for the blacksmith had finished his song, and it was very pleasing.
As we move toward that future, it is a great tragedy that the experiences of all the people of the past are lost to us.
A hawk made a wide swing across the grassland and then suddenly dived, jerking up at the last second, its great wings straining as it pumped back into the air with added weight.
"Sounds great," he said.
They agreed to this plan, and when they reached the great square Jim drew the buggy into the big door of the domed hall.
Well, have you heard the great news?
Imagine a thousand new arts, none of which are even invented yet, each with a thousand new great masters.
I want a great deal, Count!
She jogged after him with great effort as he strode through the maze.
Such too, to a greater or less extent, is the condition of the operatives of every denomination in England, which is the great workhouse of the world.
A Paul Weber crossed in and out of the great north on the dates I ran.
You've taken a great deal off my shoulders, and I appreciate it.
I belong to Bailum & Barney's Great Consolidated Shows--three rings in one tent and a menagerie on the side.
They saw a mass of tough green vines all matted together and writhing and twisting around like a nest of great snakes.
The piglets had smelled the fruit quickly, and before the girl could reach out her hand to pluck it every one of the nine tiny ones had rushed in and commenced to devour it with great eagerness.
Here one side of the mountain had a great hole in it, like the mouth of a cavern, and the stairs stopped at the near edge of the floor and commenced ascending again at the opposite edge.
No; she's a yellow hen, and a great friend of mine.
His father and grandfather and great-grandfather had all been shepherds.
They counted them and were surprised to find that not one lamb of the great flock of seven hundred was missing.
In it were many great cities; and from one end of it to the other there were broad fields of grain and fine pastures for sheep and cattle.
One day a traveler was walking through a part of Italy where a great many sheep were pasturing.
Bondone was surprised when Cimabue offered to take his little boy to Florence and teach him to be a great painter.
But Cimabue only praised him for his great skill.
One day King Solomon was sitting on his throne, and his great men were standing around him.
His officers and great men shook their heads.
Let us trust that great good may come from it, and that Benjamin West may grow up to be an honor to our country and the world.
He was the first great American painter.
There was much fighting; and several great battles took place between the British and the Americans.
In time, Andrew Jackson became a very great man.
Daniel Webster lived to become a famous orator and a great statesman.
Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.
If he reports that our losses were great, it is not true; perhaps about four thousand, not more, and not even that; but even were they ten thousand, that's war!
The whole army feels great suspicion of the Imperial aide-de-camp Wolzogen.
On the ninth of August Prince Vasili at Anna Pavlovna's again met the "man of great merit."
The "man of great merit," despite his desire to obtain the post of director, could not refrain from reminding Prince Vasili of his former opinion.
The "man of great merit," who was still a novice in court circles, wishing to flatter Anna Pavlovna by defending her former position on this question, observed:
"They even say," remarked the "man of great merit" who did not yet possess courtly tact, "that his excellency made it an express condition that the sovereign himself should not be with the army."
She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.
Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.
When changing horses that night in Perkhushkovo, he learned that there had been a great battle that evening.