Subaltern sentence example

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  • Its strength is 60 mounted policemen and 190 foot, with II superior and 40 subaltern officers.

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  • Only one was executed, a poor, uneducated subaltern militia officer Joaquim Jose da Silva Xavier, nicknamed 0 Tiradentes (the Tooth-puller), the others being imprisoned or banished.

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  • His patron having discovered the value of so laborious and powerful a subaltern, wished to bind Burke permanently to his service.

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  • He was educated at the Smolensk gymnasium, and in 1855 entered an infantry regiment as a subaltern.

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  • The screams of a wounded British officer abandoned at the bottom of a dark ravine are heard by a young Scottish subaltern.

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  • I was the senior subaltern at the time and so introduced him to life in the Battalion.

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  • As a former subaltern of the Life Guards, he is still fettered by the curious, but stern social code of his regiment.

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  • He was still a subaltern when the Hungarian revolution of 1848 broke out, and he offered his services to the patriot party.

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  • Friend and foe and the dead A subaltern at the front writes.

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  • What are the implications of commemorative history to both dominant and subaltern groups within American society?

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  • In this way, the book contributes to some of the most crucial debates on the nature of subaltern politics and consciousness.

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  • His younger daughter married a subaltern in a line regiment, belonging to the lesser nobility; as ennobled by marriage (according to the liberal rule of this particular court), she was duly "presented."

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  • He entered the Turkish army as a subaltern with - out money or influence but gained admission to the staff college at Constantinople, and from there went to Salonika, the head - quarters of the Young Turk movement.

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  • As a cavalry subaltern he distinguished himself by his gallant conduct in actions with the Comanches in Texas, and was severely wounded in 1859.

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  • Kebir after Arabi Pasha and all his officers, from general to subaltern, had fled, and gave way only when decimated by the British field artillery firing case shot.

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  • But the friends of Narses continually plied him with suggestions that he, a great officer of the household, in the secrets of the emperor, had been sent to Italy, not to serve as a subaltern, but to hold independent command and win military glory for himself.

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  • But there was little scope there for the activities of a young and energetic subaltern, and, leaving the service in 1836, he entered the Carlist army campaigning in Spain.

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