Herbert Kitchener

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Herbert Kitchener British field marshal (1850-1916)
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Usage

In literature:

Whatever advice was given, whatever opinions were expressed, the responsibility was Sir Herbert Kitchener's.
"The River War" by Winston S. Churchill
Sir Herbert Kitchener, then the Sirdar of the Egyptian army, was placed in command.
"The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)" by John Holland Rose
You know that Sir Herbert Kitchener, the Sirdar, is pushing his way up the Nile.
"With Kitchener in the Soudan" by G. A. Henty
As usual, Sir Herbert Kitchener was well ahead of the time planned for moving on.
"Khartoum Campaign, 1898" by Bennet Burleigh
The latest example of this was in the recent Soudan campaign under Sir Herbert Kitchener.
"Alcohol: A Dangerous and Unnecessary Medicine, How and Why" by Martha M. Allen
Sir Herbert Kitchener and Captain Baratier are on board!
"My Memoirs" by Marguerite Steinheil
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In poetry:

Success to Sir Herbert Kitchener! he is a great commander,
And as skilful in military tactics as the great Alexander,
Because he devised a very wise plan,
And by it has captured the town of Omdurman.
"The Battle of Omdurman" by William Topaz McGonagall
Now since the Khalifa has been defeated and his rule at an end,
Let us thank God that fortunately did send
The brave Sir Herbert Kitchener to conquer that bad man,
The inhuman Khalifa, and his followers at the battle of Omdurman.
"The Battle of Omdurman" by William Topaz McGonagall