Sentence Examples


  • He twice refused the offer of the governor-generalship of India.
  • By his consummate generalship and the matchless endurance of his men the pursuers were evaded and San Marino reached, though with a sadly diminished force.
  • He refused to ratify his resignation; and when Clavering attempted to seize on the governor-generalship, he judiciously obtained an opinion from the judges of the supreme court in his favour.
  • The cause of the son was taken up by the Aragonese, and the king's attempt to join his second wife in the lieutenant-generalship was set aside.
  • Any comparison between the generalship of these two great commanders would therefore be misleading, for want of a common basis.