However, he there luckily met Colia, and commissioned
him to deliver the letter to his brother as if direct from Aglaya.
you to tell me what you have just stated?
I have been commissioned
to meet him, and--to make the best terms I can.
For more than a week preparations were being made, rough drafts of letters to Nicholas from all the household were written and copied out, while under the supervision of the countess and the solicitude of the count, money and all things necessary for the uniform and equipment of the newly commissioned
officer were collected.
Shortly after my arrival, she commissioned
her maid to conduct me to my room and see that I had everything I wanted; it was a small, unpretending, but sufficiently comfortable apartment.
In recognition of this munificent patronage of the State's languishing industries, the Governor commissioned
him a colonel.