There was something peculiar about it, quite unsoldierly
, rather comic, but extremely attractive.
But let it be sword, lance, or bolt that strikes me down: for I should think it shame to die from an iron ball from the fire-crake or bombard or any such unsoldierly
weapon, which is only fitted to scare babes with its foolish noise and smoke.
conquest of women ceases to be considered an unsoldierly
In a unsoldierly
act by the Pak Army, the bodies of two of our soldiers in the patrol were mutilated.
In an unsoldierly
act by the Pak Army the bodies of two of our soldiers in the patrol were mutilated,' the statement said, warning of an 'appropriate response'.
In an unsoldierly
act by the Pak army, the bodies of two of our soldiers in the patrol were mutilated," Hindustan Times cited the Indian army as saying in a statement.
Then there was Greg Finney as Colonel Popoff, the ineffectual and unsoldierly
commander of the Bulgarian army who bumbles through the piece as little in control of his womenfolk as his army.
Chemical warfare continued to be criticized as unsoldierly
and antithetical to the laws of war in the aftermath of World War I and countries formed international covenants designed to limit the practice.
War-weary Brits saw the Americans as unsoldierly
July 1786, at 162, 164 (noting that Major General John Sullivan "hopes the privates will avoid a practice so unsoldierly
, expensive and dangerous; all firing should be when troops are embodied, and such as the commanding-officer present may direct.
Despite Bierce's opening disclaimers regarding his identity as a writer, the text combines journalistic realism--"A few of [the men in camp] limped unsoldierly
in deference to blistered feet"--with literary convention, as in the personification of the regimental flag in the description of the moments before the battle: "Presently the flag hanging limp and lifeless at headquarters was seen to lift itself spiritedly from the staff.
We earned the reputation of being "the most unsoldierly
, filthiest lot ever inspected".