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  • Ian Linkman had been engaged in a juggling act from the outset, endeavouring to keep his squadron of Leopard tanks intact in a balanced posture commensurate with the conflicting demands of the anticipated tactical situation (as he and his CO, Brian Cowdray, envisaged it), without appearing to deny the infantry the direct help they so fervently requested for survival.

    First Clash

  • General Breckenridge had accompanied us from Lynchburg, and, to give him a command commensurate with his proper one, and at the same time enable me to control the cavalry more readily, Gordon's division of infantry was assigned to his command in addition to the one under Elzey, and Ransom, in charge of the cavalry, was ordered to report to me directly.

    Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early C.S.A. : autobiographical sketch and narrative of the War between the States,

  • He anticipated, however, being ordered to relinquish to the RCD at least one platoon (along with a platoon from the Vandoos) to give them an infantry element commensurate with its role as Brigade Reserve.

    First Clash

  • From the beginning of his reign, William II was determined that this would change and that Germany would have a navy commensurate with its new military and industrial power.

    Castles of Steel

  • Were any ruffian to begin any misbehavior, it was at once reported to Mr. Bettis, and he immediately ordered some men to seize the embryonic disturbance maker, upon whom with his buggy whip he would then and there inflict a whipping wholly commensurate with the offense.

    Brief Sketch of the Life and Labors of Rev. Alexander Bettis. Also an Account of the Founding and Development of the Bettis Academy

  • Their curiosity must be excited, whilst they search out its boundaries, & contemplate the vast field they inclose; (as the result will be, that its extent is commensurate with civilization, & its duration coexistent3 with time.) 4

    "The Great Power of Literary Men," Speech of David M. Lees, [September 1828]

  • Joseph Dunbar, and Mr. Chew; nor must I forget that truly noble-hearted man, David Hunt, the founder of Oakland College, whose charitable munificence was lordly in character, but only commensurate with his soul and great wealth.

    The Memories of Fifty Years

  • “Even so, it says here that Mrs. Smathers was issued a check for an amount commensurate with what the items were worth.”

    Body of Evidence

  • You had to be between twenty-one and twenty-six years of age, between five-two and five-seven in height, and your weight had to be commensurate with height.

    Kitchen Privileges

  • This is pursued undoubtedly in accordance with the old idea that the punishment should be commensurate with the sin and bear a sym - bolic relationship to it; those succumbing to vanity and sensuous lust, and with them their seducers, the min - strels, are punished with the instruments of their sins.



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