The great increase in the standing army has made itself especially severely felt in the open country.
Will not this standing army lead them to desire peace beyond all other things?
It was January before a bill to increase the standing army by twenty-five thousand men became law.
He organized a standing army and built roads and schools and churches.
And then, for the first time, the world saw a standing army.
The standing army is only an arm of the standing government.
The queen had been prevented from indulging her desire for a standing army.
It was in the same period that the Austrian standing army was established.
A militia is every where; whereas a standing army may be very distant from any attack which may take place.
I will tell you—for this came I hither—say that you will be one of the standing army of England!