Treville understood admirably the war method of that period, in which he who could not live at the expense of the enemy must live at the expense of his compatriots.
It is true that this provincial was a Gascon; and that, particularly at this period, the compatriots of D'Artagnan had the reputation of not being easily intimidated.
Lucien gave his purse to his compatriot
, telling him to come to him the next day, that arrangements might be made to secure the comfort of the family.
They ceased to invite her; and they intimated that they desired to express to observant Europeans the great truth that, though Miss Daisy Miller was a young American lady, her behavior was not representative-- was regarded by her compatriots
I have had one of YOUR compatriots
in my time, sir.
Whistler was an influence strong with the English and his compatriots
, and the discerning collected Japanese prints.
Concino Concini, and his wife Galligai, who subsequently shone at the French court, sought to Italianize the fashion, and introduced some Florentine tailors; but Percerin, touched to the quick in his patriotism and his self-esteem, entirely defeated these foreigners, and that so well that Concino was the first to give up his compatriots
, and held the French tailor in such esteem that he would never employ any other, and thus wore a doublet of his on the very day that Vitry blew out his brains with a pistol at the Pont du Louvre.
I from the one side and Prince Bagration from the other are marching to unite our forces before Smolensk, which junction will be effected on the 22nd instant, and both armies with their united forces will defend our compatriots
of the province entrusted to your care till our efforts shall have beaten back the enemies of our Fatherland, or till the last warrior in our valiant ranks has perished.
So closely packed was the howling, cursing mob that no weapon could be wielded to advantage, and none of the Arabs dared use a firearm for fear of wounding one of his compatriots
As a matter of fact, I know very few of my compatriots
Such are the Agamemnon and Diomed of Homer, and not far different is the picture Xenophon gives of himself and his compatriots
in the Retreat of the Ten Thousand.
With his younger compatriots
he took the attitude of an inscrutable listener, a listener of the kind that hears you out intelligently and then--just changes the subject.
Yes, my compatriots
, happily cast him out and sent him forth
But, as they had all been in the British Embassy way in sundry parts of the earth, and as a British Embassy cannot better establish a character with the Circumlocution Office than by treating its compatriots
with illimitable contempt (else it would become like the Embassies of other countries), Clennam felt that on the whole they let him off lightly.
And if we were all Englishmen present, I would say,' added Mr Podsnap, looking round upon his compatriots
, and sounding solemnly with his theme, 'that there is in the Englishman a combination of qualities, a modesty, an independence, a responsibility, a repose, combined with an absence of everything calculated to call a blush into the cheek of a young person, which one would seek in vain among the Nations of the Earth.