Sentence Examples

  • The captain smiled and touched his hat.
  • The captain was responsible for the freight and the ship; he had to replace all loss.
  • And, by and by, I might become the captain of a ship.
  • He entered the navy as midshipman (1799) with his father, Christopher Raymond Perry (1761-1818), a captain in the navy, and saw service against the Barbary pirates.
  • Two of the lots were immediately purchased by Captain Ephraim Williams (1715-1755), who was at the time commander of Fort Massachusetts in the vicinity; several other lots were bought by soldiers under him; and in 1 753 the proprietors organized a township government.