Which preposition to use with civil

to Occurrences 133%

W. said the marshal was very civil to him, but it was evident that he could not stand Jules Simon any longer and the various measures that he felt were impending.

in Occurrences 13%

The ladies undertook to say something civil in their turn, and John put the captain, by a hint, on the same track.

as Occurrences 9%

Men are not more sick because they are soldiers and live apart from their homes, but because they are exposed to conditions or indulge in habits that would produce the same results in civil as in military life.

from Occurrences 3%

He separated the civil from the military functions of governors.

for Occurrences 3%

I was saucy, and said I was obliged to be civil for two, meaning himself and me.

at Occurrences 2%

And in the same play he gives us a poetical and lively representation of the Queen of Scots, and the fate she met with, Thou rememb'rest Since once I sat upon a promontory, And heard a sea-maid on a dolphin's back, Uttering such dulcet and harmonious breath, That the rude sea grew civil at her song, And certain stars shot madly from their spheres, To hear the sea-maid's music.

of Occurrences 2%

"It is adorit is," he corrected himself firmly, "exceedingly civil of you to ask me!"

than Occurrences 2%

As it was now so late in the day, they accepted his highness's offer, and walked out to see a place which had excited so much admiration in the world, since from a wild waste, in ten years time, a spacious and most beautiful city had arose in the midst of war, and proved the genius of the founder greater in civil than in military arts, tho' it must be owned he was indefatigable in the study of both.

with Occurrences 1%

Truckmen are actually growing civil with a little starvation.

on Occurrences 1%

Officers of the guardia civil on leave could by their own initiative assume a status of duty with the full powers and responsibilities that go with command.

servicefor Occurrences 1%

If examined within twelve months for the civil servicefor any post-office, custom-house, or Department at Washingtonstate the time, place, and result. 5.

about Occurrences 1%

A lady who was his constant friend and benefactress begged Lord Beaconsfield to read the book and say something civil about it.

Which preposition to use with  civil