His second-in-command frowned but escorted the women out.
The Planetary Council, his second-in-command, even his sister, had paraded women through his home every time he returned from a battle.
The small man waited next to A'Ran's trusted second-in-command, Ne'Rin, whose sister was one of the three before him.
In the orders issued it was stated, not that the Emperor would take command, but only that he would be with the army.
Rostov, without waiting to hear him out, touched his horse, galloped to the front of his squadron, and before he had time to finish giving the word of command, the whole squadron, sharing his feeling, was following him.
After this from amid the ranks of infantry to the right of the battery came the sound of a drum and shouts of command, and from the battery one saw how those ranks of infantry moved forward.
Kutuzov made a grimace and sent an order to Dokhturov to take over the command of the first army, and a request to the duke--whom he said he could not spare at such an important moment--to return to him.
Probably a word of command was given and was followed by the reports of eight muskets; but try as he would Pierre could not afterwards remember having heard the slightest sound of the shots.
That readiness will not weaken in me, but I and Russia have a right to expect from you all the zeal, firmness, and success which your intellect, military talent, and the courage of the troops you command justify us in expecting.
To the Polish general he replied to the same effect, informing him that he was already under the command of the German.
Having arranged matters thus, Denisov and Dolokhov intended, without reporting matters to the higher command, to attack and seize that convoy with their own small forces.
"Come, Anna Makarovna," Pierre's voice was heard saying, "come here into the middle of the room and at the word of command, 'One, two,' and when I say 'three'... You stand here, and you in my arms--well now!
If the Deity issues a command, expresses His will, as ancient history tells us, the expression of that will is independent of time and is not caused by anything, for the Divinity is not controlled by an event.
To understand in what this dependence consists it is necessary to reinstate another omitted condition of every command proceeding not from the Deity but from a man, which is, that the man who gives the command himself takes part in the event.
Every army is composed of lower grades of the service--the rank and file--of whom there are always the greatest number; of the next higher military rank--corporals and noncommissioned officers of whom there are fewer, and of still-higher officers of whom there are still fewer, and so on to the highest military command which is concentrated in one person.
This relation of the men who command to those they command is what constitutes the essence of the conception called power.
She didn't miss the way the others moved out of his way or the way the aura of command around him filled up the room.
His command was quiet and firm, but Sofia knew no man in the room would disobey a man like him.
The curtains closed at his silent command, and she lay still, waiting for him to make some move on her.
His command reached her as she opened his suite door.
His second-in-command signaled Cora over while Tymkyn disappeared into a portal.
He summoned Landon and gave his second-in-command an urgent message.
Opal, meet me in the command center, A'Ran directed.
Ne'Rin sat to his right at the largest table within the command center with the Council members arranged by rank to his left.
It was very unlike his friend and second-in-command to allow his control to slip in such a drastic way.
He waited for the others to file out of the command center.
Leaving the command center for his quarters, he glanced out the windows as he strode through the compound.
He reached his quarters and opened the link to the command center, pausing before it to see nishani had already entered.
The command was sharp.
A'Ran's fingers flew over the command panel as he thought of how wise his forefathers had turned out to be.
She has the true language-impulse, and shows great fertility of resource in making the words at her command convey her meaning.
Have Mansr show you to the command center.
The men around her moved silently into every direction, and Mansr lifted his chin in a silent command for her to go.
"You may use the command center this afternoon," he said.
He turned both machines off and left his quarters for the command center.
A'Ran left the command center for the practice fields, the area behind the dwelling where his men fought.
Barclay de Tolly tried to command the army in the best way, because he wished to fulfill his duty and earn fame as a great commander.
He left in order not to obstruct the commander-in-chief's undivided control of the army, and hoping that more decisive action would then be taken, but the command of the armies became still more confused and enfeebled.
For God's sake send me somewhere else if only in command of a regiment.
Prince Andrew was in command of a regiment, and the management of that regiment, the welfare of the men and the necessity of receiving and giving orders, engrossed him.
It is clear that the man who advocates the conclusion of a peace, and that the Minister should command the army, does not love our sovereign and desires the ruin of us all.
"You will, of course, command it yourself?" said Julie, directing a sly, sarcastic glance toward the militia officer.