The executive head is himself eventually elective every year by the legislative department, and his council
is every year chosen by and from the members of the same department.
And so it was that our rage against Red-Eye was soothed away by art, and we screamed the wild choruses of the hee-hee council
until the night warned us of its terrors, and we crept away to our holes in the rocks, calling softly to one another, while the stars came out and darkness settled down.
"My Lords," said the President to the Junior Circles of the Council
, "there is not the slightest need for surprise; the secret archives, to which I alone have access, tell me that a similar occurrence happened on the last two millennial commencements.
The Lair of the Wolf is his refuge, but where he has digged it too plain, The Council
shall send him a message, and so he shall change it again.
After a time, the voice of the sovereign chief, "the Left- handed," was heard across the river, announcing that the council
lodge was preparing, and inviting the white men to come over.
"That a boy should speak in council
!" old Ugh-Gluk was mumbling.
There were many things, little things, that it was a great trouble to call all the men together to have a council
The members retained the character of independent and sovereign states, and had equal votes in the federal council
. This council
had a general authority to propose and resolve whatever it judged necessary for the common welfare of Greece; to declare and carry on war; to decide, in the last resort, all controversies between the members; to fine the aggressing party; to employ the whole force of the confederacy against the disobedient; to admit new members.
Dolgorukov, one of the warmest advocates of an attack, had just returned from the council
, tired and exhausted but eager and proud of the victory that had been gained.
Father Wolf waited till his cubs could run a little, and then on the night of the Pack Meeting took them and Mowgli and Mother Wolf to the Council
Rock--a hilltop covered with stones and boulders where a hundred wolves could hide.
Thus people talked incessantly of Alexey Alexandrovitch, finding fault with him and laughing at him, while he, blocking up the way of the member of the Imperial Council
he had captured, was explaining to him point by point his new financial project, never interrupting his discourse for an instant for fear he should escape.
"The treasurer was of the same opinion: he showed to what straits his majesty's revenue was reduced, by the charge of maintaining you, which would soon grow insupportable; that the secretary's expedient of putting out your eyes, was so far from being a remedy against this evil, that it would probably increase it, as is manifest from the common practice of blinding some kind of fowls, after which they fed the faster, and grew sooner fat; that his sacred majesty and the council
, who are your judges, were, in their own consciences, fully convinced of your guilt, which was a sufficient argument to condemn you to death, without the formal proofs required by the strict letter of the law.