The commander of the regiment was an elderly, choleric, stout, and thick-set general with grizzled eyebrows and whiskers, and wider from chest to back than across the shoulders.
In general, we don't have the people we need to permanently fix the East Coast.
He'd served as Damian's executioner for thousands of years, a position he found fitting for his general dislike of the human capacity for evil.
"It's the least of my concerns," the general mumbled, jabbing at the keypad.
"We'll have to post guards with the security system inoperable," General Greene muttered as he stepped through the hole in the door.
General Greene addressed well-armed sentinels.
A general amnesty is proclaimed; all malefactors may return to their town.
In general, the learned consensus dubbed the whole business with indifference.
The general manager was on maternity leave, and she rifled through several drawers before locating a bottle of painkillers.
I'll probably have to stay with Arnie if the general isn't around.
She reached the command hub to find the general pacing in front while three guards waited a short distance from him.
"You two, drag the commander out and wait here," General Greene snapped.
The dates were all from the past week, and she recognized two of the originating net codes as being from Mr. Tim and General Greene.
General Greene asked, his voice muffled over the communications system.
So they welcomed Coriolanus very kindly and made him the general of their army.
George Armstrong Custer, of "Custer's Last Stand" fame, became a major general at twenty-four.
Besides, in the actions of a statesman one has to distinguish between his acts as a private person, as a general, and as an emperor.
A member of the Hofkriegsrath from Vienna had come to Kutuzov the day before with proposals and demands for him to join up with the army of the Archduke Ferdinand and Mack, and Kutuzov, not considering this junction advisable, meant, among other arguments in support of his view, to show the Austrian general the wretched state in which the troops arrived from Russia.
When the eager but misrepeated words had reached their destination in a cry of: "The general to the third company," the missing officer appeared from behind his company and, though he was a middle-aged man and not in the habit of running, trotted awkwardly stumbling on his toes toward the general.
The general looked the captain up and down as he came up panting, slackening his pace as he approached.
The eyes of the general and the soldier met.
Beside Kutuzov sat an Austrian general, in a white uniform that looked strange among the Russian black ones.
Kutuzov and the Austrian general were talking in low voices and Kutuzov smiled slightly as treading heavily he stepped down from the carriage just as if those two thousand men breathlessly gazing at him and the regimental commander did not exist.
At first Kutuzov stood still while the regiment moved; then he and the general in white, accompanied by the suite, walked between the ranks.
Looking at their boots he several times shook his head sadly, pointing them out to the Austrian general with an expression which seemed to say that he was not blaming anyone, but could not help noticing what a bad state of things it was.
But at that instant a tall Austrian general in a greatcoat, with the order of Maria Theresa on his neck and a black bandage round his head, who had evidently just arrived, entered quickly, slamming the door.
Among the field guns on the brow of the hill the general in command of the rearguard stood with a staff officer, scanning the country through his fieldglass.
Meanwhile the staff officer standing in front pointed out something to the general, who looked through his field glass.
"Yes, so it is, so it is," said the general angrily, lowering the field glass and shrugging his shoulders, "so it is!
Nesvitski rose, puffing, and went up to the general, smiling.
Just try! said the general, turning to an artillery officer.
General Greene asked from his position at a small planning table in the corner.
The emergency network had not been utilized, which meant that by morning one of the high-ranking men hiding underground would be on the phone to General Greene to complain about the lack of gin.
She twisted in her seat to face General Greene, one of the three people on the compound authorized by the manic commander to be present in the command hub alone.
The new Beaumont hotel was all a glitter in preparation of an affair of some high social order and there was a general excitement everywhere.
Dean explained the phone call from Indiana and Cynthia's general displeasure, particularly with Jerome Shipton.
Pierre, however, felt excited, and the general desire to show that they were ready to go to all lengths--which found expression in the tones and looks more than in the substance of the speeches--infected him too.
At that moment Count Rostopchin with his protruding chin and alert eyes, wearing the uniform of a general with sash over his shoulder, entered the room, stepping briskly to the front of the crowd of gentry.
The Tsarevich hinted at treachery and demanded a general engagement.
Lubomirski, Bronnitski, Wlocki, and the others of that group stirred up so much trouble that Barclay, under pretext of sending papers to the Emperor, dispatched these Polish adjutants general to Petersburg and plunged into an open struggle with Bennigsen and the Tsarevich.
A general was sent to survey the position.
This general, hating Barclay, rode to visit a friend of his own, a corps commander, and, having spent the day with him, returned to Barclay and condemned, as unsuitable from every point of view, the battleground he had not seen.