So he told another courtier to go to the Simpleton with the command
that he and his comrades were instantly to eat up twelve oxen and twelve tons of bread.
As soon as they come to a place they think convenient to halt at, the officer that commands
the vanguard marks out with his pike the place for the King's or viceroy's tent: every one knows his rank, and how much ground he shall take up; so the camp is formed in an instant.
And if you desire to know who it is lays this command
upon you, that you be more firmly bound to obey it, know that I am the valorous Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and injustices; and so, God be with you, and keep in mind what you have promised and sworn under those penalties that have been already declared to you.
The one would have a right to command
the military and naval forces of the nation; the other, in addition to this right, possesses that of declaring war, and of raising and regulating fleets and armies by his own authority.
I hope I shall gain Renee's favor easily by obeying the first command
she ever imposed on me.
I will do everything your majesty commands
," replied D'Artagnan.
Partly, perhaps, for this reason, but much more on account of his inefficiency as a general, he was deprived of his command
in 1756, and recalled to England.
And it was in that trade that he obtained his first command
at a very early age.
The fierce Abantes held Euboea with its cities, Chalcis, Eretria, Histiaea rich in vines, Cerinthus upon the sea, and the rock-perched town of Dium; with them were also the men of Carystus and Styra; Elephenor of the race of Mars was in command
of these; he was son of Chalcodon, and chief over all the Abantes.
Remain where you are, sir," said Monk, in a tone of command
exclaimed Dorothy; "indeed, it is of no use to me now, and when you have it you can command
the Winged Monkeys three times.
At my command
, the youth leaped into one of the corridors, and in column of twos the soldiers followed him in good order, each company entering the corridor only at the command
of its dwar, or captain.