A major success helped raise our spirits.
I thought I was picking up on some major vibes out there.
"What are you up to?" suddenly came the authoritative voice of a sergeant major who came upon the men who were hauling their burden.
Strong enough to put major hurt on Victor.
Rostov remembered Sventsyani, because on the first day of their arrival at that small town he changed his sergeant major and was unable to manage all the drunken men of his squadron who, unknown to him, had appropriated five barrels of old beer.
The major raised his hand to his cap with a smile.
Major, take Lana to the doc and get what rest you can.
Nukes in New York and Miami and most of the other major cities.
Major, this is Lieutenant George.
I could cause some major damage, but I can't kill them like the Grey God can.
Without a doubt, the fact that the babies were healthy had major influence on his mood.
"Major Brady, Dan," a gruff voice boomed.
A fat major skirted a bush, puffing and falling out of step; a soldier who had fallen behind, his face showing alarm at his defection, ran at a trot, panting to catch up with his company.
The summer you two came up here, I had a major crush on my handsome California cousin but you were seven years older than me and didn't know I existed.
Teaching classes was unexciting to him and Martha recently told me his summer plant testing project was a major disappointment.
Even the simple act of enrolling her in school was a major chore.
He switched to the ground battle and hastened through the size, position, and make-up of each of the major ground armies.
Of course, he liked the land around her farm - but building a house was a major investment, especially that one.
Major Brady Hanson held out a hand to the man dressed in the PMF's gray uniform beside him.
The major cities in the East hit by nukes were marked in red with concentric circles that faded to orange, yellow, and finally green as they stretched west.
Lana looked from him to Major Brady, with his darker features and hair.
And you, Major Brady, need to eat all you can if you plan on walking out of here in the morning.
Jen, the valedictorian of her class, was to attend Ryder College in New Jersey and major in English Literature.
A stout major was pacing up and down the line, and regardless of the screams kept repeating:
When he awoke next morning the major-domo came to inform him that a special messenger, a police officer, had come from Count Rostopchin to know whether Count Bezukhov had left or was leaving the town.
My other venture, After, has registered its first major success.
Let me see now, something in a major key.
I guess so, but I wonder sometimes if heredity is the major factor.
The cat was staring hard at the mouse, as if ready to pounce.
"Thank you, deep-throat," the doc said with a look at Major Brady.
When there's a major drug buy, nobody trusts anyone else—especially face to face.
George Armstrong Custer, of "Custer's Last Stand" fame, became a major general at twenty-four.
Another company, a lucky one for not all the companies had vodka, crowded round a pockmarked, broad-shouldered sergeant major who, tilting a keg, filled one after another the canteen lids held out to him.
No one had given Tushin orders where and at what to fire, but after consulting his sergeant major, Zakharchenko, for whom he had great respect, he had decided that it would be a good thing to set fire to the village.
Though the commander was occupied in giving instructions to Major Ekonomov, he could not help taking notice of the soldier.
But at noon the adjutant of the regiment came into Rostov's and Denisov's dugout with a grave and serious face and regretfully showed them a paper addressed to Major Denisov from the regimental commander in which inquiries were made about yesterday's occurrence.
Rostov explained that he wanted to see Major Denisov of the hussars, who was wounded.
"What a young lady she is!" remarked the major-domo.
The major-domo to whom these entreaties were addressed, though he was sorry for the wounded, resolutely refused, saying that he dare not even mention the matter to the count.
On seeing the count the major- domo made a significant and stern gesture to them both to go away.
No, of course... go and say I will come directly, Pierre replied to the major-domo.
He's made my face all bloody, said he in a frightened whisper when the sergeant major had passed on.
Two sergeants major were sitting with them and their campfire blazed brighter than others.
Do you honestly think you can keep a secret that's a major part of your life from someone who's sharing a bed with you?
She glanced at the signs at the nearest intersection indicating the direction of the major department stores and the food court.
Charlie asked, mentioning the area's last major mining operation.
Even eliminating suspects was beginning to be a major chore.
They called in CBI when they heard about the cut rope and smelled a major problem.
He could only steer them towards the Underground Railroad, the secretive systems of bunkers and tunnels running beneath major cities that were developed by the PMF during the ten-year war.
It is yet another major disincentive to war—and we are only six items into our list!
A comprehensive workout aims to exercise each of the major muscle groups in the body.
The soldiers lifted the canteen lids to their lips with reverential faces, emptied them, rolling the vodka in their mouths, and walked away from the sergeant major with brightened expressions, licking their lips and wiping them on the sleeves of their greatcoats.
The regimental commander and Major Ekonomov had stopped beside a bridge, letting the retreating companies pass by them, when a soldier came up and took hold of the commander's stirrup, almost leaning against him.
"All right, all right," replied the commander, and turned to Major Ekonomov.
"Major Denisov," Rostov said again.
Two orderlies, a courier and a major-domo, stood near by, some ten paces from Prince Andrew, availing themselves of Kutuzov's absence and of the fine weather.
The horse first, regardless of whether it was right or wrong to show fear, snorted, reared almost throwing the major, and galloped aside.
Natasha quietly repeated her question, and her face and whole manner were so serious, though she was still holding the ends of her handkerchief, that the major ceased smiling and after some reflection-- as if considering in how far the thing was possible--replied in the affirmative.
And the count gave a similar order to the major-domo and the servants.
The major-domo stood at the porch talking to an elderly orderly and to a pale young officer with a bandaged arm.
"Please step into the gallery, your excellency," said the major-domo.
His major-domo came in a second time to say that the Frenchman who had brought the letter from the countess was very anxious to see him if only for a minute, and that someone from Bazdeev's widow had called to ask Pierre to take charge of her husband's books, as she herself was leaving for the country.
"That'll do, that'll do!" replied the sergeant major quietly.
Carmen had assumed breast feeding would be a natural thing, but as Matthew lay fussing in her arms, it seemed a major obstacle.
Our route scooted between Pennsylvania and Virginia for three hours until we crossed into West Virginia and traded a major highway for winding secondary roads.
He was much more cordial now that he was immersed in what amounted to a major man hunt.
"For the most part, the major decisions were made for you," he replied.
"But remember," Dean continued, "your mother has a major say in what happens to you.
The million-gallon harvest of nature's heated waters was a major tourist attraction.
"There is no doubt in my mind," Dean continued, "that underage drinking is a major problem here in Ouray.
I help them with marketing, which was my major until I quit school.
He flicked buttons, zooming and expanding the scenes and adjusting it until it was as he preferred it: spinning faster than normal with alternating close-ups of each major battle.
I know it's a major expense, so I made arrangements today.
"Major Hanson?" a man's voice asked.
Major Dan, a man with blond hair and dark eyes, sat in the bed across the aisle from her.
This is especially unfortunate because a major crop in Africa, grain sorghum, has a somewhat indigestible protein which our bodies have a hard time metabolizing.
His plays run in every major city in the English-speaking world, and Hollywood makes movies of them—good movies!
"I come from Major Denisov," answered Rostov.
"Here is our commanding officer... ask him," and he pointed to a stout major who was walking back along the street past the row of carts.
So thought the major-domo on his master's behalf.
After much disputing and arguing, Major-General Grekov with two Cossack regiments decided to go with the Polish sergeant.
"What are you disputing about?" said the major angrily.
Our major success was our first kidnapping for ransom.
Thankfully, the boy was located before any major harm was done.
Unless there was a pending crisis of major proportions, telephone messages remained unanswered and promises unfulfilled.
He concluded there was a major element he was missing.
Major Brady, she remembered.
He identified several major flaws in her defense, struck them multiple times to confirm, and caught her wrist to stop her.
Even Alex had to know that was a major obstacle.
However far he has walked, whatever strange, unknown, and dangerous places he reaches, just as a sailor is always surrounded by the same decks, masts, and rigging of his ship, so the soldier always has around him the same comrades, the same ranks, the same sergeant major Ivan Mitrich, the same company dog Jack, and the same commanders.
The case, as represented by the offended parties, was that, after seizing the transports, Major Denisov, being drunk, went to the chief quartermaster and without any provocation called him a thief, threatened to strike him, and on being led out had rushed into the office and given two officials a thrashing, and dislocated the arm of one of them.
But before he had finished reading, a stentorian major-domo announced that dinner was ready!
The soldiers in their greatcoats were ranged in lines, the sergeants major and company officers were counting the men, poking the last man in each section in the ribs and telling him to hold his hand up.
The look the major gave him was as intense as one of the doc's adrenaline shots.