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police-sergeant

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  • The police-sergeant touched his white helmet; horses were being backed between the shafts of the coach in front of the “Sun.”

    Ultima Thule

  • She thought there was also something about not leaving the body, yet to telephone or to fetch Mr. Oliphant, the police-sergeant at Chyning, she would have to leave the body, and while she was away, the spaniel, she supposed, would sit beside it and howl.

    Scales of Justice

  • After a few days the police-sergeant drove up, cross-examined every one, explored the ravines, perspired, made himself muddy, and found no one.

    Selected Polish Tales

  • 'Look at the police-sergeant, he talks to Hamer as he wouldn't even talk to Gryb.'

    Selected Polish Tales

  • At last these rumours reached the ears of the police-sergeant, who harnessed his fat mare, put a small cask and some empty bags into his cart, and drove off in pursuit of the thieves.

    Selected Polish Tales

  • The London police-sergeant raised his eyes from the blotter as two policemen propelled the resisting victim before him.

    More Toasts

  • The police-sergeant of the Kinvara district makes a return, the result of an examination of fifty-two acres of potatoes in eighteen fields of from one and a-half to seven acres.

    The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902) With Notices of Earlier Irish Famines

  • His high position, held against all rivals by power of fear, naturally brought him into contact with officialdom, from Czar down to police-sergeant.

    The Genius

  • He kept portions of the wood, and later on discovered that when O'Brien had been released from jail in Dawson, some months before, he had been given his stuff back, and the police-sergeant testified at the trial that he had furnished O'Brien with an axe (a very necessary thing for travellers on the northern trails) in place of one that had been lost.

    Policing the Plains Being the Real-Life Record of the Famous North-West Mounted Police

  • "Who's that?" growled a husky voice, and a police-sergeant stepped into the section of light.

    The Grell Mystery

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