Captain in a sentence

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How to use captain in a sentence. Captain pronunciation.

There was an affectionate gleam in the captain’s eye.
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The style and rhythm of the Captain’s speeches in the second scene should be illustrated by reference to the interlude in _Hamlet_, in which the epic is substituted for the tragic, in order to make the latter be felt as the real-life diction.
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A PARASITE, _a retainer of the Captain’s.
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In charge of a slave of the Captain’s this sister appears.
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No, before that, even: for a Captain’s due here soon.
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I have heard that you know of my wicked intrigue with the foreign Captain’s wife.
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You never saw more elegant lodgings than these, captain,’ said the master of the house, a tall, handsome, and athletic man, who came up whilst our little family were seated at dinner late in the afternoon of the day of our arrival; ‘they beat anything in this town of Clonmel.
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Even the bark that once clung to the wood we use for fuel has been gnawed off and devoured by the captain’s pig; and so long ago, too, that the pig himself has in turn been devoured.
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His attenuated body will be laid out upon the captain’s table next Sunday, and long before night will be buried, with all the usual ceremonies, beneath that worthy individual’s vest.
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The spirit of this sentiment was responded to by all hands, and we resolved that in spite of the captain’s croakings we would make a glorious day of it.
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Steele’s heart was of very inflammable composition; and the gentleman usher spoke in terms of boundless admiration both of the widow (that most beautiful woman, as he said) and of her daughter, who, in the captain’s eyes, was a still greater paragon.
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If you mean me, sir, I would have you know that I am the captain’s wife.
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He could not understand the captain’s obstinate refusal.
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The next morning at daybreak I bade adieu to the Green Cormorant, and went down to the port, with my kind-hearted host, who insisted on accompanying me to the ship, partly in order to make his mind easy respecting the sincerity of the captain’s repentance, and partly that he might take leave of him, and also of Hurliguerly.
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The captain’s cabin, and that of the lieutenant, one on the port, the other on the starboard side, were fitted up with a narrow berth, a cupboard anything but capacious, an arm-chair, a fixed table, a lamp hung from the ceiling, various nautical instruments, a barometer, a thermometer, a chronometer, and a sextant in its oaken box.
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I must acknowledge, however, that I frequently caught the captain’s eyes fixed upon me, as though he longed to question me, as though he had something to learn from me, whereas it was I, on the contrary, who had something to learn from him.
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But, on thinking of the similarity, it struck me that the poor captain’s brain had been turned by this very thing.
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It is an island of a league in circumference, to which the name of Bennet Islet was given, in honour of the captain’s partner in the ownership of the _Jane_.
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Thus the new men of the crew, and especially the Americans, did not conceal their regret for the captain’s indifference in the presence of so many animals worth their weight in gold, and more abundant than they had ever seen whales at that period of the year.
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I did not utter a word until the captain’s emotion had subsided.
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Examples of Captain

Example #1
If and when I retire, I think that’d be the planet of my choice, if I could get permission to leave Earth, of course.
Example #2
Ronny scowled in attempted memory.
Example #3
In _Macbeth_ the poet’s object was to raise the mind at once to the high tragic tone, that the audience might be ready for the precipitate consummation of guilt in the early part of the play.
Example #4
How much it were to be wished in playing _Macbeth_, that an attempt should be made to introduce the flexile character-mask of the ancient pantomime;—that Flaxman would contribute his genius to the embodying and making sensuously perceptible that of Shakespeare!
Example #5
A PAGE _in the service of the Captain.
Example #6
NICOBULUS, _an old gentleman of Athens.