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post captain

n
(Historical Terms) history (formerly) a naval officer holding a commission as a captain, as distinct from an officer with the courtesy title of captain
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Then again, there is an imposing quarto, written by one Captain Colnett, a Post Captain in the English navy, entitled
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Horseshoe then ensured that the trophy would return to Coatdyke for a second year as Scott Bailey beat Post captain Kenny Campbell in 19 darts; and George Lindsay secured the win with a 21-darter.
(3) The Journal of Post Captain Nicolas Baudin, Adelaide, Friends of the State Lib.
"We have done that in the past and we can do it again," The Frontier Post captain said.
The duties of the newly-minted post captain were onerous and the rewards uncertain, whether at sea or ashore.
He has been some time a Post Captain, and is a most meritorious officer.
I disagree with all he says, except when he speaks of Ireland, yet I honour him; and for his life of Savage I love him." In Post Captain (1972) a Scottish officer criticizes Johnson for making "very inaccurate statements.
The career of any peacetime sailor was a slow and frustrating business, but for an intelligent and ambitious young officer without family 'interest' or--after his father's bankruptcy and early death--without money, professional life could stretch ahead with a deadening and impoverishing sameness that only the distant 'Grail' of promotion to post captain made bearable.
Graeme Rodway Trading Post Captain Chris Gold Cup 25-1 Paddy Power Philip Hobbs's gelding was pitched in at the deep end over fences and acquitted himself well in the face of stiff tasks early in his career, but he has really got his act together on his last two starts with impressive wins at Kempton and in the Arkle at Cheltenham last Tuesday.
Nelson's affair with Lady Hamilton lasted six years after the pair met when he was a 35-year-old post captain and she a 28-year-old artist's model.
359-60) It is useful to consider how much O'Brian asks a reader to do in this scene: to identify the first and last lines of the AEneid, of course (and to note that Aubrey apparently does not identify them); perhaps to trace the stimulus for his recitation to Mr Lowndes' poem (Post Captain 255); surely to ponder the relevance of arma virumque as a comment on Maturin, who, just as the epic hero sails great distances to fight a rival suitor and marry his promised bride, even so has crossed the seas to India in pursuit of Diana Villiers and, having killed Canning, momentarily thinks he has won her.