But that he should thus early have outranked his teacher is significant.
Among the vegetables, it is outranked only by the potato and the sweet potato.
The agricultural class then outranked merchants and mechanics.
To-day these were increased by a certain moodiness, that Little John had outranked him.
The constable's epicurean tastes irritated the mayor, who, as chief of the city militia, outranked the artillerist.
One cannot be surprised at Knox's feelings, for he had been a distinguished officer, and had outranked both Hamilton and Pinckney.
The children of light are less content than they once were to be outranked in sagacity by the children of this world.
Both Bob and Walter King, as well as most of the other village lads, outranked the town-bred boy in all-round practical skill.
The two fleets were merged, and Schley, outranked by Sampson, became a passenger on his flagship Brooklyn.
Cadwalader, as well as Shields, outranked Smith; but doubtless he felt unequal to the situation, and he did not assert his rights.