Neil Marshall's centurion is by far his most serious movie, though that's not saying too much.
centurion cost, in today's dollars, something like $12 million.
And sending for the centurion, he asked him if he were already dead.
The centurion sent to take him alive arrived before he expired.
The centurion remained more than five months at Macao, where she was careened, thoroughly overhauled, and refitted.
My master's farm—a veteran of the first war—a centurion—the Numidians.
All hurried down to the beach, and before the evening the centurion was visible to all.
Let us take the case of this first centurion, and see if it will tell us.
No answer made Ulric, and the centurion turned away his horse.
The centurion, therefore, fired a gun to leeward in order to amuse her.
A dependable defender; loyal soldier:Adm William Crowe, the Democrats' favorite centurion
[1990s+; the Roman officer who commanded 100 legionaries]
a Roman officer in command of a hundred men (Mark 15:39, 44, 45). Cornelius, the first Gentile convert, was a centurion (Acts 10:1, 22). Other centurions are mentioned in Matt. 8:5, 8, 13; Luke 7:2, 6; Acts 21:32; 22:25, 26; 23:17, 23; 24:23; 27:1, 6, 11, 31, 43; 28:16. A centurion watched the crucifixion of our Lord (Matt. 27:54; Luke 23:47), and when he saw the wonders attending it, exclaimed, "Truly this man was the Son of God." "The centurions mentioned in the New Testament are uniformly spoken of in terms of praise, whether in the Gospels or in the Acts. It is interesting to compare this with the statement of Polybius (vi. 24), that the centurions were chosen by merit, and so were men remarkable not so much for their daring courage as for their deliberation, constancy, and strength of mind.", Dr. Maclear's N. T. Hist.