He had sent the party after Abdul Kamak, and he was wroth that instead of his erstwhile lieutenant
they had sent back a wounded and useless Englishman.
There he learned the results of Dillon's inquiries, and found that a certain James Hobbs, second lieutenant
of the Union of Calcutta, after landing on an island situated 8@ 18' S.
It would be sunk into a badge of disgrace; for what can be more unbecoming, or more worthless, than the uniform of a lieutenant
, who has been a lieutenant
a year or two, and sees others made commanders before him?
Now let us see what Lieutenants
Burton and Speke accomplished in Eastern Africa.
auditor of the Châtelet, lieutenant
of monsieur the provost, in a somewhat confused and utterly haphazard manner.
had worked so hard from five o'clock until eleven, that they actually had collected a hundred thousand roubles for him, but at such terrific expense, that the rate of interest was only mentioned among them in whispers and with bated breath.
He encouraged the humblest of his companions; he scolded his lieutenants
, even those of the highest rank.
There was such a kindly humanness about the man, such a genial democraticness, that Daylight found it hard to realize that this was THE John Dowsett, president of a string of banks, insurance manipulator, reputed ally of the lieutenants
of Standard Oil, and known ally of the Guggenhammers.
The Royal Army of Oz followed, consisting of twenty-seven officers, from the Captain-General down to the Lieutenants
They served as leaders of troops and as lieutenants
and captains of industry.
Among them were to be counted officers of all ranks, from lieutenants
to generals; military men of every age, from those who were just making their
how they fell, colonels, lieutenants
, and common soldiers, all alike