He asked for a corporal or a sergeant who could write and stand fire at the same time.
This, however, did not prevent him from calling lustily for the "corporal of the guard."
To the corporal's inquiry he replied that Ferry had just passed on.
A corporal was shaking me and whispering "Make no noise; mount and fall in."
We've jammed it, corporal, but another good kick will fetch it; now!
A little further back towards the wings, corporal, if you please.
The corporal turned back to his men, and gave the necessary order.
“Keep low,” cried the corporal, warningly, in the excitement of the moment.
Favoring the man Huntly with one inquiring glance, he turned to the corporal.
Merritt, the second in command, filled the position of corporal.