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‘Order’ as a noun

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Order’ as a noun.


“Well, Colonel Fitzwilliam, what do I play next? My fingers wait your orders.”

From ‘Pride and Prejudice’, by Jane Austen.


I saw through the open door that all was again restored to complete order; only the bed was stripped of its hangings.

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

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No army of thirty strong worthy of its name could ever consent to be worsted by an enemy of one.

From ‘Just William’, by Richmal Crompton.

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