Carleton



Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, 1724–1808, English general.
Contemporary Examples

“Taxes make us feel sick to our stomach,” says Tim Pychyl, professor of psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa.
7 Tax Personality Types Farnoosh Torabi April 14, 2011

According to his suit, Carleton would rotate four new boys into his home every semester.
Headmasters Behaving Badly Emily Shire November 28, 2014

Historical Examples

Carleton had had time to walk to Mr. B.’s house and back, but still he did not make his appearance.
Ten Years Among the Mail Bags James Holbrook

It did not displease him to know that the Carleton boys hated him.
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 Lucy Maud Montgomery

The astonishment next morning, he continues, was great, as was Carleton’s rage.
The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence A. T. Mahan

There is little doubt that Carleton could have taken Fort Ticonderoga.
Washington and his Comrades in Arms George Wrong

(p. 094)Often the staff officers would be amazed at the cheek of Carleton in suggesting what should be done.
Charles Carleton Coffin William Elliot Griffis, D. D.

And while he looked Captain Carleton explained his interest in his find.
Killykinick Mary T. Waggaman

Carleton, within three minutes after the firing of the first gun, took position with his glass and note-book, upon a hill.
Charles Carleton Coffin William Elliot Griffis, D. D.

“Where did you get those hot stones that you placed at my feet,” said Mrs. Carleton?
Peak’s Island Ford Paul

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