One old soldier is on the path to a doctorate in mathematics and another is a trained underwater welder.
Lewis Millett, old soldier, died on Nov. 14, age 89: A free man, a brave man, an American patriot.
Dick knew Captain Handlee as an old soldier, who lived in a tumble-down house on the outskirts of the village.
I saw an old soldier with one leg yesterday; he was drunk in the street.
The old soldier ambled up the village street, all shadowy in the dawn, on a gaunt, scissor-hocked pony.
"He means the old soldier upstairs," said Bobby's mother softly.
General Chass, an old soldier of the Empire, who had lived there for some years, was in command of the troops in the citadel.
It is something to have been an old soldier, but more still to have been a doctor.
"Well, with the French," said the old soldier of the past century, correcting himself.
Why should he, an old soldier, sweat at the thought of blood?