Recognizing the falsity of this view of history, another set of historians say that power rests on a conditional delegation of the will of the people to their rulers, and that historical leaders
have power only conditionally on carrying out the program that the will of the people has by tacit agreement prescribed to them.
"The lions are never IN trouble--they only MAKE trouble," said the Leader
, turning up his nose.
The she-wolf, the young leader
on her left, and the one-eyed elder on her right, led their half of the pack down to the Mackenzie River and across into the lake country to the east.
The knights, entering at either end of the lists in long procession, arranged themselves in a double file, precisely opposite to each other, the leader
of each party being in the centre of the foremost rank, a post which he did not occupy until each had carefully marshalled the ranks of his party, and stationed every one in his place.
When an army is overthrown and its leader
slain, the cause will surely be found among these five dangerous faults.
"Of course, if you make a howling mistake," Collins told them, "that's when you all pull the wires like mad and poke the leader
and whirl him around.
"Then, monsieur," rejoined Colbert's man, addressing the new leader
, "it is for you that this last order remitted to me is intended.
The Pack closed up round the tree-trunk and the leader
bayed savagely, calling Mowgli a tree-ape.
"But indeed, Sir Claude Latour, it is a great wonder to me that you did not yourself lead these bowmen, for surely they could have found no better leader
He seized his axe, which he had made very sharp, and as the leader
of the wolves came on the Tin Woodman swung his arm and chopped the wolf's head from its body, so that it immediately died.
The yellow nobles, too, looked in surprise, and then as I made no move to draw they hesitated, fearing a ruse; but their leader
urged them on.
They laughed again loudly at this, and the leader
said with frown: