But it is a great recommendation to know how to command
as well as to obey; and to do both these things well is the virtue of an accomplished citizen.
But we withdrew at an acute angle not only because the French advanced between our two armies; the angle became still more acute and we withdrew still farther, because Barclay de Tolly was an unpopular foreigner disliked by Bagration (who would come his command
), and Bagration- being in command
of the second army- tried to postpone joining up and coming under Barclay's command
as long as he could.
"Sir," said the lieutenant, "my serjeant informed me that you are desirous of enlisting in the company I have at present under my command
; if so, sir, we shall very gladly receive a gentleman who promises to do much honour to the company by bearing arms in it."
"By means of the Golden Cap I shall command
the Winged Monkeys to carry you to the gates of the Emerald City," said Glinda, "for it would be a shame to deprive the people of so wonderful a ruler."
At twenty I found myself a lieutenant in command
of the aero-submarine Coldwater, of the SS-96 class.
Then you must also have acknowledged justice not to be for the interest of the stronger, when the rulers unintentionally command
things to be done which are to their own injury.
"The General who is to command
my armies must promise to carry out my orders.
With them in command
was Euryalus, son of king Mecisteus, son of Talaus; but Diomed was chief over them all.
The deity commanded
that the Moonstone should be watched, from that time forth, by three priests in turn, night and day, to the end of the generations of men.
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.
a big London ship, fairly well known in her day.
To the good warrior soundeth "thou shalt" pleasanter than "I will." And all that is dear unto you, ye shall first have it commanded