Ensign Sentence Examples
Joining the army at the age of fifteen as an ensign of the 8th regiment, he became a lieutenant-colonel in 1 797, after less than thirteen years' service.
On the other hand, it was from Spain and Gaul that Rome probably received the orarium (stole) as an ensign of the major orders.
In the words of Orme, " That day terminated the long hostilities between the two rival European powers in Coromandel, and left not a single ensign of the French nation avowed by the authority of its Government in any part of India."
This Buonaparte has turned all their heads; they all think of how he rose from an ensign and became Emperor.
The pastoral staff is the ensign proper of cardinals (except cardinal-deacons) and bishops; but the former are entitled to use it only in the churches from which they derive their titles,.Advertisement
In 1774 he became an ensign in the guards, but his frivolity provoked the displeasure of Gustavus III.
On the 17th of the following April, however, Ensign Edward Ward, commanding the soldiers, in the absence of Captain Trent, was forced to evacuate the unfinished fortification by a party of about r000 French and Indians, under Captain Contrecceur, who immediately occupied the works, which he enlarged and completed, and named Fort Duquesne, in honour of Duquesne de Menneville, governor of New France in 17521 755.
And, although that monarch was ostensibly the friend of Florence, they did not hesitate, even in his presence, to assert their own independence, and, casting the Florentine ensign, the Marzocco, into the Arno, made instant preparations for war.
William Henry Harrison received a classical education at HampdenSidney College, where he was a student in 1787-1790, and began a medical course in Philadelphia, but the death of his father caused him to discontinue his studies, and in November 1791 he entered the army as ensign in the Tenth Regiment at Fort Washington, Cincinnati.
From the 56th to the 58th century the word was also used, by confusion with "ensign," i.e.Advertisement
There was a certain amount of shipping in the harbor, all flying the white ensign.
He entered the navy in 1 755, and in 1757, while serving on his father's ship, was promoted to the rank of ensign for his bravery in action.
Wherever the Reformation was introduced the stole was done away with, even when chasuble, alb and cope were retained; the reason being that it was the ensign of the major orders, which in the Catholic sense were rejected by the Reformers.'
He entered his father's company as a cadet about 1794, and became an ensign (or second lieutenant) in 1799 and first lieutenant in the same year.
The "black gown," considered wrongly as the ensign of Low Church views, survives in comparatively few of even "evangelical" churches; it is still, however, the custom for preachers of university sermons to wear the gown of their degree.Advertisement
Lord Rawdon, as he was then called, was educated at Harrow and Oxford, and joined the army in 1771 as ensign in the 15th foot.
Aldo himself, though a precocious student, a scholar of no mean ability, and a publisher of some distinction, was the least remarkable of the three men who gave books to the public under the old Aldine ensign.
Captain Cook's ensign What was the color of the ensign flown by Captain Cook?
The Blue ensign A variety of defaced Blue Ensigns are worn by Government vessels other than warships.
As a Royal Yacht the ship will wear the white ensign and be manned by a naval crew.Advertisement
As a hospital ship she would be manned by a merchant service crew and wear the red ensign.
The union jack is raised after the national ensign and lowered before the national ensign at evening colors.
Just before she turned over we saw a group of men on her quarterdeck waving a german ensign attached to a staff.
The ensign is flown half-mast during the following times.
The US ensign must be hoisted on the main mast and other mastheads during all US celebrations.Advertisement
The crew put on their German naval uniforms, the German ensign was hoisted and explosive charges detonated.
The event most prominent in the history of the city was the conspiracy of 1789, in which several leading citizens were concerned, and for which one of its less influential members, an alferes (ensign) of cavalry named Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier, nicknamed "Tira-dentes" (teeth-puller), was executed in Rio de Janeiro in 1792.
The special ensign of his office is the cross, crux erecta or gestatoria, carried before him on solemn occasions (see Cross).
Onboard the ship, the outcast Paris is befriended by Voyager's brand new Ensign Harry Kim (Garrett Wang).
At the age of 18 he entered Starfleet Academy and graduated with the rank of ensign.
To show the united nature of Earth in the fictional future Ensign Chekov was added as ship's navigator.
Lt. Sulu and Ensign Chekov were good friends aboard the Enterprise.
Only new-minted Ensign Harry Kim (Garrett Wang) is willing to befriend the disgraced Paris.
Tom and his buddy Ensign Kim befriend B'Elanna Torres, the hot-tempered Klingon-human Maquis who becomes the ship's engineer.
There she meets Voyager's Ensign Harry Kim (Garrett Wang) in the same predicament, and despite her anger with Starfleet, the two of them have to work together to escape.
B'Elanna's first friend aboard Voyager is her partner in the Caretaker adventure, Ensign Kim.
The Final Five are Colonel Saul Tigh, his wife Ellen, Chief of the Deck Galen Tyrol, President's Chief Aide Tory Foster and Ensign Samuel Anders.
Korean born Linda Park speaks three languages (English, Korean and Spanish) which are appropriate for her role as Ensign Hoshi Sato.
Actor Anthony Montgomery auditioned for two roles on Voyager before being brought back and cast as Ensign Travis Mayweather on Enterprise.
Montgomery played the earnest Ensign with unrestrained charm and boyish good looks.
Linda Park debuted on the television teen drama Popular and the feature film Jurassic Park III before winning the role of linguist Ensign Hoshi Sato.
The former ensign is now Captain Chekov until a shift to an alternate timeline presents him as a hardened freedom fighter willing to sacrifice everything.
In lieu of a Universal Translator, the Enterprise relied on Ensign Hoshi Sato (Linda Park) a gift linguist who not only spoke multiple languages, but was able to parse out the phonetic keys to understanding new languages.
He was educated at Gloucester and in Ceylon, and in 1848 entered the Ceylon Rifles as an ensign.