This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

command

command

command Sentence Examples

  • He sat in the only seat in the tiny craft, studying Ne'Rin, who transmitted from A'Ran's battle command center on the moon that was his interim home.

    214
    98
  • But when his Serenity took command everything became straight forward.

    186
    87
  • When the pit had been filled up a command was given.

    108
    48
  • Destiny immediately followed her command, looking back at the skunk.

    79
    54
  • His command was weak, yet the air around her stiffened until she hit an invisible wall.

    46
    29
  • Violence and command weren't second nature to Darkyn; they were his first.

    45
    37
  • Violence and command weren't second nature to Darkyn; they were his first.

    45
    37
  • Only, please let me command something, so that I may really command...

    43
    37
  • He turned away from them, his gaze going upward and peering through the skylight in his spacious battle command center.

    29
    24
  • They were astonished at her command of language.

    21
    14
  • Bianca, we'll be out back in the command center for a bit.

    21
    22
  • The bars of her cell dissipated at his command, and she stepped into the hall.

    19
    17
  • The command was sharp.

    19
    17
  • Such command no more respect than men of straw or a lump of dirt.

    18
    18
  • "In couples," replied the officer in command in a calm voice.

    15
    13
  • He hung up and lifted his chin at Speck, who obeyed the silent command to leave.

    15
    17
  • 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.

    14
    10
  • But they all stood in the same lines, under one command, and in a like order.

    13
    6
  • Its windows will darken at your command; its air will be automatically purified.

    13
    12
  • To the Polish general he replied to the same effect, informing him that he was already under the command of the German.

    13
    13
  • Are you in command here?

    13
    14
  • I was a nervous wreck as we pulled up to a large vehicle that operated as some sort of command center.

    12
    15
  • She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.

    11
    11
  • Let every man make known what kind of government would command his respect, and that will be one step toward obtaining it.

    11
    11
  • "Stop, I command you!" cried the Wizard, in an angry tone, and at once began pulling down the rocks to liberate Jim and the piglets.

    11
    13
  • Will Your Highness please take command of the first army?

    10
    10
  • He had neither authority nor right to ignore her emphatic command that he leave her place and remain silent about what he'd seen.

    10
    11
  • Find all the old men that live on the mountains or in the flat country around, and command them to appear before me one week from to-day.

    10
    11
  • "You may use the command center this afternoon," he said.

    8
    7
  • 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.

    8
    8
  • 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.

    8
    8
  • "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!

    8
    8
  • She has the true language-impulse, and shows great fertility of resource in making the words at her command convey her meaning.

    8
    9
  • 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.

    8
    9
  • When lunatics command our armies God evidently means these other madmen to be free.

    7
    7
  • His command was quiet and firm, but Sofia knew no man in the room would disobey a man like him.

    7
    8
  • The general shouted a demand that the cavalry should be halted, the Austrian argued that not he, but the higher command, was to blame.

    7
    8
  • Having restored the condition of time under which all events occur, we find that a command is executed only when it is related to a corresponding series of events.

    7
    8
  • The men around her moved silently into every direction, and Mansr lifted his chin in a silent command for her to go.

    6
    5
  • One man ought to be in command, and not two.

    6
    6
  • He was convinced that he alone could maintain command of the army in these difficult circumstances, and that in all the world he alone could encounter the invincible Napoleon without fear, and he was horrified at the thought of the order he had to issue.

    6
    6
  • In the orders issued it was stated, not that the Emperor would take command, but only that he would be with the army.

    6
    7
  • He touched his horse, gave the word of command, and immediately, hearing behind him the tramp of the horses of his deployed squadron, rode at full trot downhill toward the dragoons.

    6
    7
  • 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.

    6
    7
  • Give him real power, for war cannot be conducted successfully without unity of command, and he will show what he can do, as he did in Finland.

    6
    9
  • His command reached her as she opened his suite door.

    6
    10
  • The way he had assumed command of the farm then had annoyed her, and yet, it had made him that much more appealing.

    6
    10
  • Opal, meet me in the command center, A'Ran directed.

    5
    4
  • Have Mansr show you to the command center.

    5
    4
  • Leaving the command center for his quarters, he glanced out the windows as he strode through the compound.

    5
    5
  • 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.

    5
    5
  • 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.

    5
    5
  • The command was heard to "mount" and the soldiers crossed themselves and mounted.

    5
    6
  • He pinned her hands above her head to keep her still then whispered the command again.

    5
    9
  • Jim accepted it as a mere detail, and at his command the attendants gave his coat a good rubbing, combed his mane and tail, and washed his hoofs and fetlocks.

    5
    10
  • You command only my advance guard, and have no right to arrange an armistice without my order.

    4
    2
  • Kutuzov, affecting the manners of an old soldier at the front, gave the command "Attention!" and rode up to the Emperors with a salute.

    4
    2
  • The intellectual improvement which Helen has made in the past two years is shown more clearly in her greater command of language and in her ability to recognize nicer shades of meaning in the use of words, than in any other branch of her education.

    4
    4
  • 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.

    4
    4
  • "You will, of course, command it yourself?" said Julie, directing a sly, sarcastic glance toward the militia officer.

    4
    4
  • 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.

    4
    4
  • 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.

    4
    4
  • On returning from the review, Kutuzov took the Austrian general into his private room and, calling his adjutant, asked for some papers relating to the condition of the troops on their arrival, and the letters that had come from the Archduke Ferdinand, who was in command of the advanced army.

    4
    5
  • 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.

    4
    5
  • After the affair at Ostrovna he was brought into notice, received command of an hussar battalion, and when a brave officer was needed he was chosen.

    4
    5
  • The curtains closed at his silent command, and she lay still, waiting for him to make some move on her.

    4
    7
  • They stopped in a small command center, where one wall displayed monitors.

    4
    7
  • The word of command rang out, and again the regiment quivered, as with a jingling sound it presented arms.

    3
    2
  • His aura of power, his command and confidence, the sense that—whatever he was—he was something humankind wasn't prepared to face.

    3
    3
  • "However, if you command it, Your Majesty," said Kutuzov, lifting his head and again assuming his former tone of a dull, unreasoning, but submissive general.

    3
    3
  • And at this as if at a command, everyone began to run.

    3
    3
  • Rostov could already see their faces and heard the command: "Charge!" shouted by an officer who was urging his thoroughbred to full speed.

    3
    3
  • I command it... shouted Rostopchin, suddenly growing pale like Vereshchagin.

    3
    3
  • No command ever appears spontaneously, or itself covers a whole series of occurrences; but each command follows from another, and never refers to a whole series of events but always to one moment only of an event.

    3
    3
  • So that examining the relation in time of the commands to the events, we find that a command can never be the cause of the event, but that a certain definite dependence exists between the two.

    3
    3
  • There we have command and power in their primary form.

    3
    3
  • As we alighted, an officer I recognized from the command center strolled up to us.

    3
    4
  • 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.

    3
    4
  • His command was so sharp she jumped.

    3
    4
  • He waited for the others to file out of the command center.

    3
    4
  • He reached his quarters and opened the link to the command center, pausing before it to see nishani had already entered.

    3
    4
  • In the higher command there were two sharply defined parties: Kutuzov's party and that of Bennigsen, the chief of staff.

    3
    4
  • To give that terrible order seemed to him equivalent to resigning the command of the army.

    3
    4
  • A general who was standing by the guns shouted some words of command to the officer, and the latter ran back again with his men.

    3
    4
  • This relation of the men who command to those they command is what constitutes the essence of the conception called power.

    3
    4
  • "The command center," I said, possessing an over whelming need to do something tangible or at least be where positive attempts were undertaken.

    3
    5
  • Someone waved him back inside the command trailer.

    3
    9
  • A'Ran left the command center for the practice fields, the area behind the dwelling where his men fought.

    2
    2
  • He turned both machines off and left his quarters for the command center.

    2
    2
  • He turned both machines off and left his quarters for the command center.

    2
    2
  • Pierre, who at his wife's command had let his hair grow and abandoned his spectacles, went about the rooms fashionably dressed but looking sad and dull.

    2
    2
  • The man who worked most with his hands could not think so much about what he was doing, or reflect on or command what would result from the common activity; while the man who commanded more would evidently work less with his hands on account of his greater verbal activity.

    2
    2
  • He was the sexiest man she'd ever seen, and the swirling aura of command only amplified his physical appeal.

    2
    3
  • His vamps scampered out of the command center to obey.

    2
    3
  • Ne'Rin sat to his right at the largest table within the command center with the Council members arranged by rank to his left.

    2
    3
  • A'Ran's fingers flew over the command panel as he thought of how wise his forefathers had turned out to be.

    2
    3
  • Ne'Rin sat to his right at the largest table within the command center with the Council members arranged by rank to his left.

    2
    3
  • When everybody rose to go, Helene who had spoken very little all the evening again turned to Boris, asking him in a tone of caressing significant command to come to her on Tuesday.

    2
    3
  • In short, we retreat after the battle but send a courier to Petersburg with news of a victory, and General Bennigsen, hoping to receive from Petersburg the post of commander in chief as a reward for his victory, does not give up the command of the army to General Buxhowden.

    2
    3
  • After Ostermann had gone, a command rang out to the uhlans.

    2
    3
  • From all sides came shouts of command, and from the left came smartly dressed cavalrymen on good horses, passing the prisoners at a trot.

    2
    3
  • At that time Dokhturov had under his command, besides Dorokhov's detachment, the two small guerrilla detachments of Figner and Seslavin.

    2
    5
  • The cause of the confusion was that while the Austrian cavalry was moving toward our left flank, the higher command found that our center was too far separated from our right flank and the cavalry were all ordered to turn back to the right.

    2
    9
  • A human mate and so soon after he's taken command.

    1
    0
  • The Dark One lifted his chin in subtle command.

    1
    0
  • "Brother," he said with gentle command.

    1
    0
  • "You're the lesser of two evils," she said at the unspoken command.

    1
    0
  • Killing one human, before my command, will bring a death sentence.

    1
    0
  • "You don't want any, do you Jackson." she said more as a command than a question.

    1
    0
  • Poor things had command of so few as it was.

    1
    0
  • She picked up a piece of sheet music from the stand and could see it required a far greater command of the piano than he was exhibiting.

    1
    0
  • Why did men always seem to confuse helping out with assuming command?

    1
    0
  • I said, security to command!

    1
    0
  • The Eastern Command Center had served as the headquarters for the Eastern armies during the East-West Civil War.

    1
    0
  • The other walls of the octagon-shaped command center were occupied by silent, animated screens similar to the one the underground security commander appeared on.

    1
    0
  • 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.

    1
    0
  • Lana grimaced internally at the thought of dealing with the crazy man who should've been running the command center instead of her.

    1
    0
  • Prince Andrew listened attentively to Bagration's colloquies with the commanding officers and the orders he gave them and, to his surprise, found that no orders were really given, but that Prince Bagration tried to make it appear that everything done by necessity, by accident, or by the will of subordinate commanders was done, if not by his direct command, at least in accord with his intentions.

    1
    1
  • The command of the left flank belonged by seniority to the commander of the regiment Kutuzov had reviewed at Braunau and in which Dolokhov was serving as a private.

    1
    1
  • Then two pairs of Frenchmen approached the criminals and at the officer's command took the two convicts who stood first in the row.

    1
    1
  • That unknown quantity is the spirit of the army, that is to say, the greater or lesser readiness to fight and face danger felt by all the men composing an army, quite independently of whether they are, or are not, fighting under the command of a genius, in two--or three-line formation, with cudgels or with rifles that repeat thirty times a minute.

    1
    1
  • Fancy giving the command of the Semenov wegiment to a fellow like that Schwa'tz! he cried.

    1
    1
  • He's the best in my sphere of command, though Han's shoes are hard to fill.

    1
    2
  • Jule glanced at Pierre, who obeyed the silent command and moved away.

    1
    2
  • Damian's voice was soft, but his command made everyone in the hangar jump.

    1
    2
  • His dark eyes went from her to Cora, and he lifted his chin in silent command to dismiss the death dealer.

    1
    2
  • My father is chief in command of the Third District, and my only way of avoiding active service is to serve under him.

    1
    2
  • 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.

    1
    2
  • 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.

    1
    2
  • When one of the opinions expressed is fulfilled, that opinion gets connected with the event as a command preceding it.

    1
    2
  • A'Ran crossed his arms, more hesitant to consider his second in command-- and closest friend-- being a traitor now that his sister was involved with Ne'Rin.

    1
    3
  • The command to form up rang out and the sabers whizzed as they were drawn from their scabbards.

    1
    3
  • "Faster!" came the word of command, and Rostov felt Rook's flanks drooping as he broke into a gallop.

    1
    3
  • 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.

    1
    3
  • Restoring the essential condition of relation between those who command and those who execute, we find that by the very nature of the case those who command take the smallest part in the action itself and that their activity is exclusively directed to commanding.

    1
    3
  • And believe me on my honour that to me personally it would be a pleasure to hand over the supreme command of the army into the hands of a better informed and more skillful general--of whom Austria has so many--and to lay down all this heavy responsibility.

    1
    5
  • The general in command of the infantry went toward his horse with jerky steps, and having mounted drew himself up very straight and tall and rode to the Pavlograd commander.

    1
    5
  • Except your Kutuzov, there is not a single Russian in command of a column!

    1
    5
  • For God's sake send me somewhere else if only in command of a regiment.

    1
    5
  • The air around him hummed with energy and command.

    0
    0
  • She obeyed the command.

    0
    0
  • But pitying him, defending him, helping him command his own men … The vamp was right, and she hated to admit it.

    0
    0
  • Ah, my love, your wish is my command.

    0
    0
  • He began to understand why and couldn't help but feel frustrated at having to find a way to win her instead of command her.

    0
    0
  • The Watcher approached Darian, who knelt in response to a silent command.

    0
    0
  • His power felt the same, but maybe his time in Hell had mellowed it out, made it more responsive to his command.

    0
    0
  • Ahhh. Your wish is my command.

    0
    0
  • Her lips parted, but the command to remove his hands never escaped her mouth.

    0
    0
  • The sharp command brought the dog up short.

    0
    0
  • Heart pounding hard, she turned to face her destination: the command hub, where all emergency operations and critical infrastructure back-up networks and systems for the East Coast were routed in a time of crisis.

    0
    0
  • The road edged a thatch of forest past the water treatment plant and the power plant, and circled the central command hub in which she worked before leading to the main entrance of the compound.

    0
    0
  • She reached the command hub to find the general pacing in front while three guards waited a short distance from him.

    0
    0
  • She followed the two through the acrid smoke into the command hub.

    0
    0
  • Coldness seeped into the command hub.

    0
    0
  • Dan activated one of the buttons on his command headpiece that sent his rally orders out to the soldiers in the building.

    0
    0
  • This is Lieutenant George with the intel unit assigned to your command.

    0
    0
  • I'll have the command submit your new orders.

    0
    0
  • The keys were located all over the world, except for four of them, which were based here in the command center.

    0
    0
  • Four keypads gone with one making its way back to the command center.

    0
    0
  • Lana jerked, afraid she'd been caught, before she realized Elise was calling over the command center's channels.

    0
    0
  • "This is command center calling for Colonel Larry Jessup," she said.

    0
    0
  • "Larry, this is Lana at the command center," she said, forcing her attention back to the communications center.

    0
    0
  • She watched General Greene stride towards the command hub.

    0
    0
  • Wait 'til we're in the command hub.

    0
    0
  • The interior of the command hub was darkened, aside from the light of systems and screens on all the walls.

    0
    0
  • A chill swept through him as he realized how significant—and isolated—the command center was.

    0
    0
  • What is this, the command center for everything this side of the Mississippi?

    0
    0
  • He issued a hand command Brady recognized.

    0
    0
  • If Arnie smuggled one out of the command center, he may have the remaining keys in his quarters.

    0
    0
  • She stood at the bottom of the hill leading towards the command center.

    0
    0
  • They drove to the command center in anxious silence.

    0
    0
  • It had been addressed to the Peace Command Center—the site where peace had been declared and the new government created after the East-West Civil War—in Colorado.

    0
    0
  • All during a set time period when the security was disabled by someone in the command center.

    0
    0
  • Lana typed a message to Mr. Tim, telling him she was leaving and heading to the Peace Command Center, which was the first center beyond the Mississippi River.

    0
    0
  • Elise promised to find her by dusk, and together, they'd go west, to the Peace Command Center.

    0
    0
  • She'd planned on Elise helping her escape to the west, where she could secure the Horsemen at the Peace Command Center.

    0
    0
  • Yet she didn't know the first thing about life outside the command center!

    0
    0
  • Dan entered their command tent and threw down a chunk of blackened metal.

    0
    0
  • That's all that remains of the command center on the Peak.

    0
    0
  • "Lana said she needed help getting to the Peace Command Center in Colorado, that Greenie was going to kill her once she found out what she'd done," Elise continued.

    0
    0
  • What was it you had to take to the Peace Command Center?

    0
    0
  • Dan rose at the command and gripped Elise's arm.

    0
    0
  • Was the Peace Command Center also at risk?

    0
    0
  • We can meet at the Peace Command Center.

    0
    0
  • Even if she reached the Peace Command Center, the world wouldn't right itself.

    0
    0
  • Arnie found out about Greene and sent out a few messages to the Peace Command Center to warn people.

    0
    0
  • I looked at the rest of the keypads in the command center.

    0
    0
  • "Talk about insanity breaking out if anyone knew …" "I was going to take them to the Peace Command Center," she said.

    0
    0
  • For once, someone in the chain of command had some common sense.

    0
    0
  • Greenie could've done a lot of damage with the Twelfth Army at his command.

    0
    0
  • She flew through the options on the command panel.

    0
    0
  • Ully was dropped to the ground at Toby's command.  He hurried back to the Immortal, worried he'd be hurt.  Ully was unconscious.

    0
    0
  • But in spite of his uninspiring appearance, Edwin Mayer was fully in command.

    0
    0
  • It was in his nature to take command, and yet he felt overwhelmed by what had happened.

    0
    0
  • He walked like he was the White God, with confidence and command.

    0
    0
  • They obeyed faster than they ever would a command from the Black God, who still struggled to control his vamps.

    0
    0
  • Jenn stood, uneasy with his command.

    0
    0
  • If I am fortunate, I will have the Grey God at my command before my demise.

    0
    0
  • The silver-haired man turned at Taran's low command.

    0
    0
  • "We serve Sirian at Rissa's command, though there are some in the kingdom who do not think the Warlord should be a woman," Allin clarified with a faint smile.

    0
    0
  • I know you fear nothing but the underground, and I will send you there for all of eternity if you refuse my command!

    0
    0
  • Colors, shapes, and sounds blurred around her as she allowed the demon to command her body.

    0
    0
  • A glint of triumph lit her gaze, and she added with arrogance, "But you can never command me."

    0
    0
  • I need command nothing.

    0
    0
  • "It is as I command it!" she snapped.

    0
    0
  • "And you told me I could never command you," he reminded her.

    0
    0
  • You cannot command my…magic, Tiyan's magic.

    0
    0
  • You can command Tiyan, just not the magic.

    0
    0
  • I cannot command an army, Taran.

    0
    0
  • She looked up at his command.

    0
    0
  • She admired his newfound air of command but couldn't help resenting him for having a second chance she'd never get.

    0
    0
  • You forget, I command them in the absence of my father and his most trusted warriors.

    0
    0
  • The command drove him to his knees, and he grappled with the idea of sharing power with a demon.

    0
    0
  • Now, who's in command?

    0
    0
  • Xander cleared his throat, and the former vamp eased back into his chair, obeying the silent command.

    0
    0
  • The girl didn't respond, but he knew she wouldn't disobey his command, as much as she might Jessi's.

    0
    0
  • The Original Other motioned to the men around him, pointing towards Xander with a silent command.

    0
    0
  • In the spring of 1792 he received the rank of marechal de camp in command of the cavalry in the army of the north; but the influence of the extremists becoming predominant he took indefinite leave of absence, and settled at Auteuil, where, with Condorcet and Cabanis, he devoted himself to scientific studies.

    0
    0
  • Twice Kossuth deposed him from the command; twice he had to restore him.

    0
    0
  • Speaking in English, he displayed an eloquence and command of the language scarcely excelled by the greatest orators in their own tongue.

    0
    0
  • In 1872 he was appointed to the supreme command of the newly established Austrian Landwehr, to the organization of which he devoted many years of work.

    0
    0
  • He is said to have been a slave and to have been appointed king at the command of St Cuthbert, who appeared to Eadred the abbot of Carlisle in a dream.

    0
    0
  • In 1798, when the French occupied Rome, Consalvi was imprisoned in the castle of St Angelo, together with other papal officials, in retaliation for the murder of General Duphot; a proposal to whip him through the streets was defeated by the French general in command, but, after three months' confinement, he was deported with a crowd of galley slaves to Naples, and his property was confiscated as that of "an enemy of the Roman republic."

    0
    0
  • The most active period of his life is that of his command on the Lakes during the War of 1812.

    0
    0
  • He took the command at Sackett's Harbor on Lake Ontario in October 1812.

    0
    0
  • The retreat of the British force gave Chauncey time to complete this vessel, the "General Pike," which was so far superior to anything under Yeo's command that she was said to be equal in effective strength to the whole of the British flotilla.

    0
    0
  • On the outbreak of war in 1859 he was placed in command of the Alpine infantry, defeating the Austrians at Casale on the 8th of May, crossing the Ticino on the 23rd of May, and, after a series of victorious fights, liberating Alpine territory as far as the frontier of Tirol.

    0
    0
  • On the outbreak of war in 1866 he assumed command of a volunteer army and, after the defeat of the Italian troops at Custozza, took the offensive in order to cover Brescia.

    0
    0
  • To command a regular supply, however, at all seasons, the use of a mushroom-house will be found very convenient.

    0
    0
  • The young tsar married the boyarinya Lopukhina at his mother's command.

    0
    0
  • It is the headquarters of a military command, and the residence of a Roman Catholic bishop; its principal buildings are the cathedral, military college, arsenal and observatory.

    0
    0
  • By command of Zeus she carries in a ewer water from the Styx, with which she puts to sleep all who perjure themselves.

    0
    0
  • From that time forth, though he could not always command an absolute majority in council, Hastings was never again subjected to gross insult, and his general policy was able to prevail.

    0
    0
  • In the spring of 1848 he was in Germany, and on the outbreak of the revolutionary troubles he accepted the invitation of the government of Baden to take the command against the insurgent "free companies" (Freischaaren).

    0
    0
  • Upon the restoration of the parliament on the 26th of December Cooper was one of the commissioners to command the army, and on the 2nd of January was made one of the new council of state.

    0
    0
  • In pursuance of his patronage of Monmouth, Shaftesbury now secured for him the command of the army sent to suppress the insurrection in Scotland, which he is supposed to have fomented.

    0
    0
  • In the RussoTurkish War the Servian army, under the personal command of King Milan, besieged Nish, and forced it to capitulate on the 10th January 1878.

    0
    0
  • In April 1831 William took the command of a Dutch army for the invasion of Belgium, and in a ten-days' campaign defeated and dispersed the Belgian forces under Leopold I.

    0
    0
  • His fathers took a prominent part in Athenian politics, and in 479 held high command in the Greek squadron which annihilated the remnants of Xerxes' fleet at Mycale; through his mother, the niece of Cleisthenes, he was connected with the former tyrants of Sicyon and the family of the Alcmaeonidae.

    0
    0
  • Its importance is due to its command of the point where the chief trade route from Persia and Central Asia to Europe, over the table-land of Armenia by Bayezid and Erzerum, descends to the sea.

    0
    0
  • He had also, what was more serious, command of the Aegean.

    0
    0
  • He had after the siege of Miletus disbanded the GraecoMacedonian fleet, surrendering for the time all attempts of Alex- to challenge the command of the Aegean.

    0
    0
  • Memnon the Rhodian, now in supreme command of the Persian fleet, saw the European coasts exposed and set out to raise Greece, where discontent always smouldered in Alexander's rear.

    0
    0
  • It was, however, the need to ensure command of the sea and free all lines of communication behind him that determined Alexander's plan for the next campaign.

    0
    0
  • His passage through Cilicia was marked by a violent fever that arrested him for a while in Tarsus, and meantime a great Persian army was waiting for him in northern Syria under the command of Darius himself.

    0
    0
  • Not satisfied with procuring this, Alexander had Parmenio himself, who had been left in command in Media, put to death by secret orders.

    0
    0
  • The Troy-book, undertaken at the command of Henry V., then prince of Wales, dates from 1412-1420; the Story of Thebes from 1420-1422; and the Falls of Princes towards 1430.

    0
    0
  • These officials, at the command of the senate, consulted the Sibylline books in order to discover, not exact predictions of definite future events, but the religious observances necessary to avert extraordinary calamities (pestilence, earthquake) and to expiate prodigies in cases where the national deities were unable, or unwilling, to help. Only the interpretation of the oracle which was considered suitable to the emergency was made known to the public, not the oracle itself.

    0
    0
  • On his arrival in Syria, Pompey reversed the decision, but, ignoring the charge of bribery brought against Scaurus, left him in command of the district.

    0
    0
  • The then king of Scotland having wars, did convocate his lieges to battle, amongst whom that was commanded was the earl of Lennox, who, keeping his eldest son at home, sent his two sons to serve for him with the forces that were under his command...

    0
    0
  • Napier thus had complete command over decimal fractions and the use of the decimal point.

    0
    0
  • He makes the sunshine; the wind is his breath; river valleys are hollowed out at his command.

    0
    0
  • In 1526 he was sent out in command of an expedition fitted out for the purpose of determining by astronomical observations the exact line of demarcation, under the treaty of Tordesillas, between the colonizing spheres of Spain and Portugal, and of conveying settlers to the Moluccas.

    0
    0
  • As Cabot was descending the stream to his settlement of San Espiritu, he encountered an expedition which had been despatched from Spain for the express purpose of exploring the river discovered by Solis, under the command of Diego Garcia.

    0
    0
  • On the 17th of June 1806 General William Beresford landed with a body of Effects of troo s from a British fleet under the command of Sir p Home Popham, and obtained possession of Buenos Aires.

    0
    0
  • This capture so alarmed the national government that a force was sent under the command of Roca to put down the insurrection.

    0
    0
  • The military government of Lyons is another independent and special command; it comprises practically the XIV.

    0
    0
  • The last years of his life were spent principally at Gratz, where he held a local command in the Austrian army.

    0
    0
  • In compliment to King Philip, the general command of the league's fleet was given to his natural brother, Don John of Austria.

    0
    0
  • The great majority of the two hundred galleys and eight galeasses, of which the fleet was composed, came from Venice, under the command of the proveditore Barbarigo; from Genoa, which was in close alliance with Spain, under Gianandrea Doria; and from the Pope whose squadron was commanded by Marc Antonio Colonna.

    0
    0
  • When the insurrectionary movements of 1848 broke out in Italy, his known zeal for the cause of legitimacy, as much as his reputation as an officer, marked him out for command.

    0
    0
  • In June 1849 Haynau was called to Vienna to command first an army of reserve, and then in the field against the Hungarians.

    0
    0
  • On the restoration of peace he was appointed to high command in Hungary.

    0
    0
  • His temper quickly led him into quarrels with the minister of war, and he resigned his command in 1850.

    0
    0
  • "Monarch," of which his uncle Lord Duncan was at that time in command, and in the following year was transferred to the "Foudroyant," on board of which, during the night engagement with the "Pegase," he greatly distinguished himself.

    0
    0
  • 12), based primarily, it would seem, upon the command in Ex.

    0
    0
  • He was furnished with a yacht, the " Heemskirk," and a fly-boat, the " Zeehaen " (or " Sea Hen "), under the command of Captain Jerrit Jansen.

    0
    0
  • They were naval or military officers in command of the garrison, the convicts and the few free settlers.

    0
    0
  • Military and naval defence forces to be under one command.

    0
    0
  • He has command of the army and navy, and appoints federal ministers and judges.

    0
    0
  • It was aided very materially by the dearth of workers consequent on the gold discoveries, when every man could command his own price.

    0
    0
  • He was surprised by the Romans under the command of Orobius (or Orbius), and only saved his life by flight.

    0
    0
  • Under the command of the lord of Lumbres, the lord of Treslong, and William de la Marck (lord of Lumey) they spread terror and alarm along the coast, seized much plunder, and in revenge for Alva's cruelty committed acts of terrible barbarity upon the priests and monks and catholic officials, as well as upon the crews of the vessels that fell into their hands.

    0
    0
  • AULUS GABINIUS, Roman statesman and general, and supporter of Pompey, a prominent figure in the later days of the Roman republic. In 67 B.C., when tribune of the people, he brought forward the famous law (Lex Gabinia) conferring upon Pompey the command in the war against the Mediterranean pirates, with extensive powers which gave him absolute control over that sea and the coasts for 50 m.

    0
    0
  • Bern was in command and was seriously wounded in the last pitched battle of the war, fought there on the 9th of August.

    0
    0
  • The first Portuguese expedition sent out to capture Malacca was under the command of Diogo Lopez de Siqueira and sailed from Portugal in 1508.

    0
    0
  • In 1510 a second expedition against Malacca was sent out from Portugal under the command of Diogo Mendez de Vasconcellos, but d'Alboquerque retained it at Cochin to aid him in the retaking of Goa, and it was not until 1511 that the great viceroy could spare time to turn his attention to the scene of Siqueira's failure.

    0
    0
  • Tossett or Toppid and Turaw mountains command extensive prospects, and form striking features in the scenery of the county.

    0
    0
  • A terrible struggle took place for the possession of his body, until Apollo rescued it from the Greeks, and by the command of Zeus washed and cleansed it, anointed it with ambrosia, and handed it over to Sleep and Death, by whom it was conveyed for burial to Lycia, where a sanctuary (Sarpedoneum) was erected in honour of the fallen hero.

    0
    0
  • He was also one of the members who refused to adjourn at the king's command till Sir John Eliot's resolutions had been passed.

    0
    0
  • On the 6th of November he carried a motion entrusting the train-bands south of the Trent to the command of the earl of Essex.

    0
    0
  • In July 1643 Cromwell had been appointed governor of the Isle of Ely; on the 22nd of January 1644 he became second in command under the earl of Manchester as lieutenant-general of the Eastern Association, and on the 16th of February 1644 a member of the Committee of Both Kingdoms with greatly increased influence.

    0
    0
  • Cromwell was present at the sieges of Bridgwater, Bath, Sherborne and Bristol; and later, in command of four regiments of foot and three of horse, he was employed in clearing Wiltshire and Hampshire of the royalist garrisons.

    0
    0
  • Fairfax was appointed sole commander-in-chief on the 19th of July, the soldiers levied to oppose the army were dismissed, and the command of the city militia was again restored to the committee approved by the army.

    0
    0
  • His services were felt to be too valuable to be lost, and on the 10th of May his command was prolonged for forty days.

    0
    0
  • The Dutch acknowledged the supremacyof the English flag in the British seas, which Tromp had before refused; they accepted the Navigation Act, and undertook privately to exclude the princes of Orange from the command of their forces.

    0
    0
  • The vigour and success with which he organized the national resources and upheld the national honour, asserted the British sovereignty of the seas, defended the oppressed, and caused his name to be feared and respected in foreign courts where that of Stuart was despised and neglected, command praise and admiration equally from contemporaries and from modern critics, from his friends and from his opponents.

    0
    0
  • Cromwell, however, persevered, reminding Fortescue, who was left in command, that the war was one against the" Roman Babylon,"that they were" fighting the Lord's battles "; and he sent out reinforcements under Sedgwick, offering inducements to the New Englanders to migrate to Jamaica.

    0
    0
  • Cromwell's government seemed now established on the firmer footing of law and national approval, he himself obtaining the powers though not the title of a constitutional monarch, with a permanent revenue of £1,300,000 for the ordinary expenses of the administration, the command of the forces, the right to nominate his successor and, subject to the approval of parliament, the members of the council and of the new second chamber now established, while at the same time the freedom of parliament was guaranteed in its elections.

    0
    0
  • destroyed the French fleet and secured the command of the channel, was fought in the year 1340 at the mouth of the Zwyn.

    0
    0
  • His plan was to replace coined gold dollars by " gold bullion dollar certificates " which should command such weight of gold bullion as might legally be declared to constitute a dollar at that particular time.

    0
    0
  • His command of the art is such that his plays read like original works, and it may be at least said that some of his characters stand out so vividly from his canvas that they have ever since served as representatives of certain types of humanity, e.g.

    0
    0
  • But a Phocaean took the supreme command.

    0
    0
  • In 1789 he was given the command of a battalion of the National Guard, and took part in the storming of the Bastille.

    0
    0
  • Berruyer, who was in sole command, ordered the drums to beat and thus drowned the last words of the king's speech.

    0
    0
  • In May 1793 he was temporarily replaced as commander of the National Guard in Paris, so that he might take command of a force which he had organized to operate in La Vendee.

    0
    0
  • 18 shows a modern design of crane intended to command the maximum of yard space, and having some of the characteristics both of the Goliath and of the revolving jib crane, and fig.

    0
    0
  • At the beginning of the War of 1812 he was in command of a flotilla at Newport, but was transferred (Feb.

    0
    0
  • He served with Commodore Chauncey, and then was sent from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie, where he took up the chief command at the end of March 1813.

    0
    0
  • He holds supreme command by land and sea, appoints ministers and officials, promulgates the laws, coins money, bestows honors, has the right of pardoning, and summons and dissolves the parliament.

    0
    0
  • Their command of fleets gave them incontestable advantages, as when, for instance, Otto II.

    0
    0
  • They fought for bare existence, for primacy in commerce, for the command of seaports, for the keys of mountain passes, for rivers, roads and all the avenues of wealth and plenty.

    0
    0
  • invited Charles of Arijou to enter italy and take the Guelph command.

    0
    0
  • After his death, the Constable de Bourbon took command of them; they marched slowly down, aided by the marquis of Ferrara, and unopposed by the duke of Urbino, reached Rome, and took it by assault.

    0
    0
  • The liberators of Rome thereupon proceeded to plunder the city in a way which brought shame on their cause and disgrace (perhaps not wholly deserved) on the general left in command, Massna.

    0
    0
  • Milan and Turin fell before the allies, and Moreau, who took over the command, had much difficulty in making his way to the Genoese coast-line.

    0
    0
  • A month later the ambitious young general, Joubert, who took over Moreaus command and raffled part of Macdonalds following, was utterly routed by the Austro-Russian army at Novi (August 15) with the loss of 12,000 men.

    0
    0
  • The peace of Tilsit (July 7, 1807) enabled Napoleon to press on his projects for securing the command of the Mediterranean, thenceforth a fundamental axiom of his policy.

    0
    0
  • Murat, left in command of the Grand Army at of ?VapoVilna, abandoned his charge and in the next year made Icons overtures to the allies who coalesced against Napoleon.

    0
    0
  • He then requested Charles Albert to take the papal troops under his command, and also wrote to the emperor of Austria asking him voluntarily to relinquish Lombardy and Venetia.

    0
    0
  • On the 12th of March 1849, he denounced the armistice, and, owing to the want of confidence in Piedmontese strategy after 1848, gave the chief command to the Polish General Chrzanowski.

    0
    0
  • The assembly voted: Venice resists the Austrians at all costs, and the citizens and soldiers, strengthened by the arrival of volunteers from all parts of Italy, including Pepe, who was given the chief command of the defenders, showed the most splendid devotion in their hopeless task.

    0
    0
  • Jictor Emmanuel took the supreme command of the Italian sy, and La Marmora resigned the premiership (which was umed by Ricasoli), to become chief of the staff.

    0
    0
  • ~er his immediate command, to operate on the ncio, while Cialdini with 80,000 men was to operate on the The Austrian southern army consisting of 95,000 men was amanded by the archduke Albert, with General von John chief of the staff.

    0
    0
  • military considerations, but the sentence deplored that in such difficult circumstances the command should have been given to a general so inferior to the exigencies of the situation.

    0
    0
  • The command of the troops was again entrusted to Corbulo.

    0
    0
  • Where the faithful had had recourse to the bishop, no appeal was to be allowed, and the judges were to command execution of the episcopal decree.

    0
    0
  • They had to declare the proceedings null and abusive and command the court Christian to render right judgment (Edict of 1695, arts.

    0
    0
  • Meanwhile the German War continued, and the two Quintilii, who had been left in command, begged Aurelius once more to take the field.

    0
    0
  • On the 12th of April 1769 the British expedition to observe the transit of Venus, under the naval command of James Cook, arrived at Tahiti.

    0
    0
  • He was also very judicious in the way in which he expended the limited money at his command; he did not fritter it away in an attempt to make the whole of a building remarkable, but devoted it chiefly to one part or feature, such as a spire or a rich scheme of internal decoration.

    0
    0
  • About 245 the emperor Philip the Arabian entrusted him with an important command on the Danube, and in 249 (or end of 248), having been sent to put down a revolt of the troops in Moesia and Pannonia, he was forced to assume the imperial dignity.

    0
    0
  • Henry II., duke of Brunswick, then took command of the troops of the league, and after Albert had been placed under the imperial ban in December 1553 he was defeated by Duke Henry, and compelled to fly to France.

    0
    0
  • The most celebrated voyage of antiquity undertaken for the express purpose of discovery was that fitted out by the senate of Carthage under the command of Hanno, with the intention of founding new colonies along the west coast of Africa.

    0
    0
  • The Spaniards in the Gulf of Darien were left by Ojeda under the command of Francisco Pizarro, the future conqueror of Peru.

    0
    0
  • Eventually a Biscayan named Sebastian del Cano, sailing home by way of the Cape of Good Hope, reached San Lucar in command of the " Victoria " on the 6th of September 1522, with eighteen survivors; this one ship of the squadron which sailed on the quest succeeded in accomplishing the first circumnavigation of the globe.

    0
    0
  • The appearance of Drake on the Peruvian coast led to an expedition being fitted out at Callao, to go in chase of him, under the command of Pedro Sarmiento.

    0
    0
  • In June 1595 Mendana sailed from the coast of Peru in command of a second expedition to colonize the Solomon Islands.

    0
    0
  • His young widow took command of the survivors and brought them safely to Manila.

    0
    0
  • Pedro Fernandez de Quiros, who was pilot under Mendana and Luis Vaez de Torres, were sent in command of two ships to continue the work of exploration.

    0
    0
  • The Dutch Company in 1614 again resolved to send a fleet to the Moluccas by the westward route, and Joris Spilbergen was appointed to the command as admiral, with a commission from the States-General.

    0
    0
  • In 1642 the governor and council of Batavia fitted out two ships to prosecute the discovery of the south land, then believed to be part of a vast Antarctic continent, and entrusted the command to Captain Abel Jansen Tasman.

    0
    0
  • Five years later he accepted an offer from the government to command an expedition into the interior of Africa, the plan being to cross from the Gambia to the Niger and descend the latter river to the sea.

    0
    0
  • de Lacerda, an accomplished astronomer, was appointed to command a scientific expedition of discovery to the north of the Zambesi.

    0
    0
  • In 1764 Byron himself was sent on a voyage of discovery round the world, which led immediately after his return to the despatch of another to complete his work, under the command of Captain Samuel Wallis.

    0
    0
  • The belief in a vast Antarctic continent stretching far into the temperate zone had never been abandoned, and was vehemently asserted by Charles Dalrymple, a disappointed candidate nominated by the Royal Society for the command of the Transit expedition of 1769.

    0
    0
  • On the 14th of February 1779, his second, Captain Edward Clerke, took command, and proceeding to Petropavlovsk in the following summer, he again examined the edge of the ice, but only got as far as 70° 33' N.

    0
    0
  • In 1785 the French government carefully fitted out an expedition of discovery at Brest, which was placed under the command of Francois La Perouse, an accomplished and experienced officer.

    0
    0
  • The question of the command of the army against Mithradates again came to the front.

    0
    0
  • The senate had already chosen Sulla; but the tribune Publius Sulpicius Rufus moved that Marius should have the command.

    0
    0
  • Following on this first experiment, the East India Company, in 1841, proposed to maintain a permanent flotilla on the Tigris and Euphrates, and set two vessels, the " Nitocris " and the " Nimrod," under the command of Captain Campbell of the Indian navy, to attempt the ascent of the latter river.

    0
    0
  • in width, but some of the finest residences stand on the hills, which form an irregular semicircle behind the city, and command extensive views of the valley.

    0
    0
  • 56); and the Jejunium Cereris, a fast also introduced (191 B.C.) by command of the Sibylline books (Livy xxvi.

    0
    0
  • In 1854 he crossed the Danube and besieged Silistria, but was superseded in April by Prince Paskevich, who, however, resigned on the 8th of June, when Gorchakov resumed the command.

    0
    0
  • Admission to military command was won first, then admission to civil jurisdiction; a share in religious functions was won last of all.

    0
    0
  • Each band was under the command of a leader, who was assisted by two lieutenants; and obedience to the leader was enjoined upon every member on entering the brotherhood.

    0
    0
  • adjuvare) staff-officer to a general in command, but now a distinct high functionary at the head of a special office in the British and American war departments.

    0
    0
  • In addition there are governors-general, generally placed over several governments and armed with more extensive powers, usually including the command of the troops within the limits of their jurisdiction.

    0
    0
  • Peter's other favourite scheme, that of acquiring the command of the Black Sea, was as far from realization as ever.

    0
    0
  • In the autumn of 1901 he was appointed to the command of the Turin army corps.

    0
    0
  • 84-98) show that Timon possessed some of the, qualities of a great satirist, together with a command of the hexameter; but he had no loftier aim than to awaken laughter.

    0
    0
  • He has left an amusing acccunt of his employments in the country, where his love of study was at once inflamed by a large and unwonted command of books and checked by the necessary interruptions of his otherwise happy domestic life.

    0
    0
  • Neither nature nor acquired habits qualified him to be an orator; his late entrance on public life, his natural timidity, his feeble voice, his limited command of idiomatic English, and even, as he candidly confesses, his literary fame, were all obstacles to success.

    0
    0
  • refused to allow his son to command the British army against the Jacobites.

    0
    0
  • The chief command of the newly organized army was also given to him, but previously, at the head of a body of militia, he had demanded satisfaction for powder removed from the public store by order of Lord Dunmore, the royal governor, with the result that £330 was paid in compensation.

    0
    0
  • The legions at once joined him; numbers of Franks enlisted in his service; an increased and well-equipped fleet secured him the command of the neighbouring seas.

    0
    0
  • In 1861 he was captain of a company (which he had raised) in the 69th regiment of New York volunteers and fought at the first battle of Bull Run; he then organized an Irish brigade, of whose first regiment he was colonel until the 3rd of February 1862, when he was appointed to the command of this organization with the rank of brigadier-general.

    0
    0
  • On the 23rd of December 1863 his resignation was cancelled, and he was assigned to the command of the military district of Etowah, with headquarters at Chattanooga.

    0
    0
  • Phelim resigned the northern command in his favour, and escorted him from Lough Swilly to Charlemont.

    0
    0
  • Isolated by the departure of the papal nuncio from Ireland in February 1649, he made overtures for alliance to Ormonde, and afterwards with success to Monck, who had superseded Monro in command of the parliamentarians in the north.

    0
    0
  • The alliance between Owen Roe and Ormonde had been opposed by Phelim O'Neill, who after his kinsman's death expected to be restored to his former position of command.

    0
    0
  • The agitation for the completely separate organization of the Hungarian army, and for the substitution of Magyar for German in words of command in Hungarian regiments, broke down the patience of the emperor, tenacious of his pr.~rogative as supreme war lord of the common aIlny.

    0
    0
  • It is preserved in a single MS. which was prepared at the command of Maximilian I., and was discovered as late as 1820 in the Castle of Ambras in Tirol.

    0
    0
  • Upon the death of Bernard he received the command of his army, and tried, in conjunction with J.

    0
    0
  • He took, presumably, the coast-road in order to establish and retain his command of the sea.

    0
    0
  • In Palestine few could command leisure for meditation; as for opportunities of effective intervention in affairs, they had none, it would seem, once Alexander was dead.

    0
    0
  • During the government of Fadus, Theudas, who claimed to be a prophet and whom Josephus describes as a wizard, persuaded a large number to take up their possessions and follow him to the Jordan, saying that he would cleave the river asunder with a word of command and so provide them with an easy crossing.

    0
    0
  • Wizards and impostors persuaded the multitude to follow them into the desert, and an Egyptian, claiming to be a prophet, led his followers to the Mount of Olives to see the walls of Jerusalem fall at his command.

    0
    0
  • Ananus the high priest, their leader, remained in command at Jerusalem; Galilee, where the first attack was to be expected, was entrusted to Josephus, the historian of the war.

    0
    0
  • Josephus with a few stalwarts took refuge in Tiberias, and sent a letter to Jerusalem asking that he should be relieved of his command or supplied with an adequate force to continue the war.

    0
    0
  • And so, when Vespasian was proclaimed emperor in fulfilment of Josephus' prophecy, and deputed the command to Titus, there were three rivals at war in Jerusalem - Eleazar, Simon and John.

    0
    0
  • In reply to their petition the governor denied that he had made any promise in their behalf; and in September he had at his command a military force of 1153, about one-fourth of whom were officers.

    0
    0
  • In the Crimean War Baker was present at the action of Traktir (or Tchernaya) and at the fall of Sevastopol, and in 1859 he became major in the 10th Hussars, succeeding only a year later to the command.

    0
    0
  • At first in a high position in the gendarmerie, he was soon transferred to Mehemet's staff, and thence took over the command of a division of infantry.

    0
    0
  • Promoted Ferik (lieutenant-general) for this feat, he continued to command Suleiman's rearguard with distinction.

    0
    0
  • In this year he was offered the command of the newly formed Egyptian army, which he accepted.

    0
    0
  • On his arrival at Cairo, however, the offer was withdrawn and he only obtained the command of the Egyptian police.

    0
    0
  • He remained in command of the Egyptian police until his death in 1887.

    0
    0
  • Baden-Powell was in command of the defence, which was stubbornly maintained for 217 days (Oct.

    0
    0
  • The ultimate victory of England seems due less to any particular aptitude for dealing with oriental problems than to a better command of the seas and to considerations of European politics.

    0
    0
  • Characteristic of the omitted portions are the friendship which sprang up between Jonathan and David and the latter's appointment to a command in the army.

    0
    0
  • To be quit of his hateful presence he gave him a mili tary command.

    0
    0
  • 8 There is an unmistakable reference to the occurrence in the episode of Shimei, who hovers in the background of Absalom's revolt with a large body of men at his command (xvi.

    0
    0
  • In 1757 he was associated with Sir John Mordaunt in command of an abortive expedition against Rochfort, the complete failure of which brought Conway into discredit and involved him in a pamphlet controversy.

    0
    0
  • His conduct in this matter highly incensed the king, who insisted on Conway being deprived of his military command as well as of his appointment in the royal household.

    0
    0
  • When, however, Lord North became premier in 1770, Conway resigned from the cabinet and was appointed to the command of the royal regiment of horse guards; and in 1772 he became governor of Jersey, the island being twice invaded by the French during his tenure of command.

    0
    0
  • Cyrus had 10,400 Greek hoplites and 2500 peltasts, and besides an Asiatic army under the command of Ariaeus, for which Xenophon gives the absurd number of ioo,000 men; the army of Artaxerxes he puts down at 900,000.

    0
    0
  • In 1776 he was appointed to the command of the North American station.

    0
    0
  • It was doubtless because of his known sentiments that he was selected to command in America, and was joined in commission with his brother Sir William Howe, the general at the head of the land forces, to make a conciliatory arrangement.

    0
    0
  • The appointment of a new peace commission in 1778 offended the admiral deeply, and he sent in a resignation of his command.

    0
    0
  • On the change of ministry in March 1782 he was selected to command in the Channel, and in the autumn of that year, September, October and November, he carried out the final relief of Gibraltar.

    0
    0
  • On the outbreak of the Revolutionary war in 1793 he was again named to the command of the Channel fleet.

    0
    0
  • He continued to hold the nominal command by the wish of the king, but his active service was now over.

    0
    0
  • He was elected a Perse scholar in 1628, and fellow of his college in 1633, but the best evidence of his diligence as a student is the enormous learning of which he showed so easy a command in after years.

    0
    0
  • All his gifts were made available for influencing other men by his easy command of a style rarely matched in dignity and colour.

    0
    0
  • An exploring party from Jamestown, under command of Captain Christopher Newport (c. 1565-1617), and including Captain John Smith, sailed up the James river in 1607, and on the 3rd of June erected a cross on one of the small islands opposite the site of the present city.

    0
    0
  • In 1676, during " Bacon's Rebellion," a party of Virginians under Bacon's command killed about 150 Indians who were defending a fort on a hill a short distance east of the site of Richmond in the " Battle of Bloody Run," so called because the blood of the slain savages is said to have coloured the brook (or " run ") at the base of the hill.

    0
    0
  • But every genuine attempt to overcome its difficulties brings us into closer touch with the period we are examining; and though we may not be able to throw our conclusions into the form of large generalizations, we shall get to know something of the operation of the forces which determined the economic future of England; understand more clearly than our forefathers did, for we have more information than they could command, and a fuller appreciation of the issues, the broad features of English development, and be in a position to judge fairly well of the measures they adopted in their time.

    0
    0
  • 60,000 silver dirhems were accordingly placed in sacks, and taken to Firdousi by Ayaz at the sultan's command, instead of the 60,000 gold pieces, one for each verse, which had been promised.

    0
    0
  • In June 1548 a French fleet, with provisions and 5000 soldiers on board, under the command of Andre de Montalembert, seigneur d'Esse, landed at Leith to reinforce the Scots army, and laid siege to Haddington, then in the hands of the English.

    0
    0
  • Machiavelli taught him the need of speed, decision and unity of command, in war.

    0
    0
  • In the intrigues for the command of this body Napoleon had his rival, Morati, carried off by force - his first coup d'etat.

    0
    0
  • Carteaux, an ex-artist, at first held the supreme command, but was superseded on the 23rd of October.

    0
    0
  • They also placed the troops in Paris and its neighbourhood under the command of Bonaparte.

    0
    0
  • in the south, but at Valence it melted away in front of Grouchy's command; and the duke, on the 9th of April, signed a convention whereby they received a free pardon from the emperor.

    0
    0
  • It is arguable, and he was disposed to maintain, that the movement would have succeeded if resolutely pushed by those in command, both in the initial stage, when it was a purely naval attack, and in the later stage, when considerable military forces had been landed and fought many desperate fights.

    0
    0
  • His chief works are: - Hodoeporicon, an account of a journey taken by the pope's command, during which he visited the monasteries of Italy; a translation of Palladius' Life of Chrysostom; of Nineteen Sermons of Ephraem Syrus; of the Book of St Basil on Virginity.

    0
    0
  • This very remarkable treatise forms the groundwork of almost all later or recent researches in the comparative anatomy and consequent arrangement of the Passeres, and, though it is certainly not free from inperfections, many of them, it must be said, arise from want of material, notwithstanding that its author had command of a much more abundant supply than was at the disposal of Nitzsch.

    0
    0
  • In command of the Greek contingent from Phylace in Thessaly, he was the first to spring ashore on Trojan soil, although he knew it meant instant death.

    0
    0
  • Under Galba, to the general astonishment, at the end of 68 he was chosen to command the army of Lower Germany, and here he made himself popular with his subalterns and with the soldiers by outrageous prodigality and excessive good nature, which soon proved fatal to order and discipline.

    0
    0
  • The fall of Tyre marks a great advance in development of Venetian trade; the republic had now passed beyond the Adriatic, and had taken an important step towards that complete command of the Levant which she established after the Fourth Crusade.

    0
    0
  • To secure for themselves the command of trade the leading commercial families resolved to erect themselves into a close gild, which should have in its hands the sole direction of the business concern, the exploitation of the East.

    0
    0
  • Vettor Pisani was placed in command, and by a stroke of naval genius he grasped the weakness of Doria's position.

    0
    0
  • The geographical position of Venice and her commercial policy alike compelled her to attempt to secure the command of the rivers and roads of the mainland, at least up to the mountains, that is to say, of the north-western outlet, just as she had obtained command of the south-eastern inlet.

    0
    0
  • The victory of Agnadello (1510) gave the allies the complete command of Venetian territory down to the shores of the lagoon.

    0
    0
  • At length Henry Grinnell fitted out an expedition, in the little brig "Advance," of which Kane was given the command.

    0
    0
  • The emperor Romanus Diogenes, assuming the command in person, met the invaders in Cilicia.

    0
    0
  • The dominion of Alp Arslan now extended over the fairest part of Asia; 1200 princes or sons of princes surrounded his throne and 200,000 warriors were at his command.

    0
    0
  • From Sackett's Harbor American expeditions against York (now Toronto) and Fort George respectively set out in April and May 1813; though scantily garrisoned it was successfully defended by General Jacob Brown (who had just taken command) against an attack, on the 29th of May, of Sir George Prevost with a squadron under Sir James Lucas Yeo.

    0
    0
  • This is the open place on which a power that commands in the name of this meaning can exert its influence; and if under this command the inner condition of the elements, the magnitudes of their relation and their opposition to each other, become altered, the necessity of the mechanical cause of the world must unfold this new state into a miraculous appearance, not through suspension but through strict maintenance of its general laws " (op. cit.

    0
    0
  • From this time forward, Oldenbarneveldt at the head of the civil government and Maurice in command of the armed forces of the republic worked together in the task of rescuing the United Netherlands from Spanish domination (for details see Holland).

    0
    0
  • Strong generals were needed in the separate divisions of the empire, and these, as has always been the case in Eastern empires, made themselves independent in their spheres of command, because there was no organization to keep them together under a single control.

    0
    0
  • The original leader of the Crusade was John of Brienne, king of Jerusalem (who had succeeded Amalric II., marrying Maria, the daughter of Amalric's wife Isabella by her former husband, Conrad of Montferrat); but after the end of 1218 the cardinal legate Pelagius, fortified by papal letters, claimed the command.

    0
    0
  • He knew Greek and Arabic; and he was well acquainted with the affairs of Constantinople, to which he went at least twice on political business, and with the history of the Mahommedan powers, on which he had written a work (now lost) at the command of Amalric. It was Amalric also who set him to write the history of the Crusades which we still possess (in twenty-two books, with a fragment of a twentythird) - the Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum.

    0
    0
  • A somewhat different criticism must be passed on the Facetiae, a collection of humorous and indecent tales expressed in such Latinity as Poggio could command.

    0
    0
  • When Trajan, owing to a severe illness, decided to return home from the East, he left Hadrian in command of the army and governor of Syria.

    0
    0
  • in the campaign of 1744-48 and attained high military rank, which he owed more to his courtiership than to his generalship. Soon after the beginning of the Seven Years' War, through the influence of Mme de Pompadour, he was put in command of a corps of 24,000 men, and in November 1757 he sustained the crushing defeat of Rossbach.

    0
    0
  • Marseilles has long been recognized as the most important centre of the soap trade, a position that city originally achieved through its ready command of the supplies of olive oil.

    0
    0
  • When the Greeks solicited his aid against Xerxes, he refused it, since they would not give him command of the allied forces (Herodotus vii.

    0
    0
  • In 1152, accompanied by Eudoxia, he set out for an important command in Cilicia.

    0
    0
  • Failing in his principal enterprise, an attack upon Mopsuestia, he returned, but was again appointed to the command of a province.

    0
    0
  • His perfect command of temper, his moderation of speech and action, in a bitterly personal age, never failed, and were his most effective weapons; but he made his power felt in other ways.

    0
    0
  • His emissary, the philosopher Aristion, induced the people to declare war against Rome and to place him in chief command.

    0
    0
  • In 1874, while captain of the "Audacious," he served for three years as flag-captain to viceadmiral Ryder in China; and finally he was appointed, in 1880, to command the "Thunderer" in the Mediterranean.

    0
    0
  • Meanwhile the Spanish governor-general, Manuel Macias y Casado, had ordered the forces under his command in the southern part of the island to fall back towards the ridge of mountains intersecting it from east to west, just north of the town of Coamo.

    0
    0
  • At the beginning of the Swedish War, Orduin was appointed to a high command, in which he displayed striking ability.

    0
    0
  • The three Union armies under Sherman's command, outnumbering the Confederates about 3 to 2, began their movement on the 16th of July; the Army of the Cumberland (Gen.

    0
    0
  • At the moment of marching out to meet the enemy, Johnston was relieved of his command and was replaced by Gen.

    0
    0
  • But Hood, who had been put in command as a fighting general, was soon ready to attack afresh.

    0
    0
  • The same sentiment recurs in Yahweh's command to Saul to destroy Amalek utterly for its hostility to Israel (1 Sam.

    0
    0
  • The Danes returned to the struggle with increased forces under the command of King Christian in person, but they were again defeated - their admiral being killed and his ship taken.

    0
    0
  • On the revolt of Messina from Spain, he was sent to support the insurgents, and had to encounter the united fleets of Spain and Holland under the command of the celebrated Admiral de Ruyter.

    0
    0
  • The greater part of the defeated fleet was afterwards burned in the harbour of Palermo, where it had taken refuge, and the French thus secured the undisputed command of the Mediterranean.

    0
    0
  • Moreover, the higher problems of rhythmic movement in the classical sonata forms are far beyond the scope of academic teaching; which is compelled to be contented with a practical plausibility of musical design; and the instrumental music which was considered the highest style of art in 18 3 0 was as far beyond Wagner's early command of such plausibility as it was obviously already becoming a mere academic game.

    0
    0
  • Compare the mere fairy-tale mystery of Lohengrin's command that Elsa shall never ask to know his name, with the profound fatalism of Isolde's love-potion.

    0
    0
  • In connexion with the last, he made a cruise in the Channel fleet, on board the "Victory," as a volunteer under the command of Admiral Sir Charles Hardy.

    0
    0
  • On the resignation of Lord North's administration, of which Lord George Germain was one of the least popular members, he left the civil service, and was nominated to a cavalry command in the revolted provinces of America.

    0
    0
  • The temple of Marduk in Babylon which had fallen began to rise again at his command.

    0
    0
  • Already in 330 at Persepolis, the command went forth that 30,000 young Asiatics were to be trained as Macedonian soldiers (the epigoni, Arr.

    0
    0
  • After the deaths of his two elder brothers, Louis, at his father's command, crowned himself co-emperor at Aix-la-Chapelle on the 11th of September 813, and was formally associated in the government of the Empire, of which he became sole ruler, in the following January.

    0
    0
  • He was put in command of its naval forces when Franklin Buchanan resigned after he was wounded in the action with the Federal squadron in Hampton Roads.

    0
    0
  • Having already served in Germany, in the years 43 and 44, in the reign of Claudius, he distinguished himself in command of the 2nd legion in Britain under Aulus Plautius.

    0
    0
  • They believe that an experience of more than 250 years gives ample warrant for the belief that Christ did not command them as a perpetual outward ordinance; on the contrary, they hold that it was alien to His method to lay down minute, outward rules for all time, but that He enunciated principles which His Church should, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, apply to the varying needs of the day.

    0
    0
  • He was later placed in command of the garrison at Washington, and in November sailed from New York with a strong force to replace General B.

    0
    0
  • The command was given to Brigadier-General W.

    0
    0
  • Another campaign being deemed necessary, reinforcements bringing the fighting force up to 7000 men were sent out, and Major-General Sir C. C. Egerton assumed supreme command, Manning retaining command of the first column.

    0
    0
  • Of foreigners, the Asiatics bore the greatest value, as most amenable to command, and most versed in the arts of luxurious refinement.

    0
    0
  • The khedive Ismail in 1869 appointed Sir Samuel Baker to the command of a large force with which he was " to strike a direct blow at the slave trade in its distant nest."

    0
    0
  • The brunt of the attack fell upon the command of Moore, and in particular upon the 28th (Gloucestershire Regiment).

    0
    0
  • Sir Ralph Abercromby was here engaged in personal conflict with some French dragoons, and about this time received a mortal wound, though he remained on the field and in command to the end.

    0
    0
  • - bs Plan of of St Circular marks that this cemetery " gives an Syracuse.(From Agincourt.) idea of a work executed with design and leisure, and with means v e ry different from those at command in producing the catacombs of Rome."

    0
    0
  • He attended King Edward's coronation in 1902, and accompanied the British army in person in the Chinese campaign of Igoe in command of the Bikanir Camel Corps, which also did good service in Somaliland in 1904.

    0
    0
  • Lassalle, a democrat of the most advanced type, saw that an opportunity had come for asserting a third great cause - that of the working men - which would outflank the liberalism of the middle classes, and might even command the sympathy of the government.

    0
    0
  • The army is divided into seven army-corps (ordus), each under the command of a field marshal, and the two independent commands of Tripoli (Africa) and the Hejaz.

    0
    0
  • From ancient times the artillery has formed an altogether independent command in the Turkish army.

    0
    0
  • conferred on him the proprietorship of the lands he had thus conquered by the sword, and presented him at the same time with the horse-tail, drum and banner which constituted the insignia of independent command.

    0
    0
  • Infirmity had compelled him towards the end of his life to depute the chief command to his younger son Orkhan, by whom in 1326 the conquest of Brusa was at last effected after a long siege.

    0
    0
  • The campaign of 1552 was disastrous for the Austrians; the Turks, under the command of Ahmed Pasha, defeated them at Szegedin and captured in turn Veszprem, Temesvar, Szolnok and other places.

    0
    0
  • But Suleiman, who needed the aid of the corsairs against Malta, pardoned him, and he was given the command of the expedition against Tripoli, which he captured.

    0
    0
  • In August, Sinan Pasha, the grand vizier - now eighty years of age - took command of the troops for the Hungarian War and left Constantinople, dragging with him the Austrian ambassador in chains.

    0
    0
  • An Italian officer, General De Giorgis, was appointed to the chief command in the reorganization, and the three vilayets were apportioned among the great powers into districts, in each of which was appointed a staff officer with a number of subordinate officers of his nationality under his orders.

    0
    0
  • ARGONAUTS ('Apyovavrat, the sailors of the "Argo"), in Greek legend a band of heroes who took part in the Argonautic expedition under the command of Jason, to fetch the golden fleece.

    0
    0
  • The naval history of1803-1815includes the culmination and the sequel of the struggle for command of the sea which began in 1793 and reached its maximum intensity on the day of Trafalgar.

    0
    0
  • On the 7th of October this movement was completed - the Austrians abandoned the Danube bridges after a show of resistance, retreating westward - and Napoleon, leaving Murat in command of the V.

    0
    0
  • Hohenlohe now brought up the remainder of his command, but in the meanwhile the French had poured across the neck between the Landgrafenberg and the main plateau, and the troops of Soult and Augereau were working up the ravines on either hand.

    0
    0
  • Much had been done to create an efficient staff, but though the idea of the army corps command was now no new thing, the senior generals entrusted with these commands were far from having acquired the independence and initiative of their French opponents.

    0
    0
  • Next, centring about Warsaw, a group of three corps (19,000 men) under the chief command of Napoleon's brother Jerome.

    0
    0
  • The Russian government, however, failed to see the matter in its true light, and Marshal Kutusov was sent to the front to assume the chief command.

    0
    0
  • Henceforward the retreat of the army became practically a headlong flight, and on the 5th of December, having reached Smorgoni and seeing that nothing further could be done by him at the front, the emperor handed over the command of what remained to Murat, and left for Paris to organize a fresh army for the following year.

    0
    0
  • Konigsberg thus became untenable, and Murat fell back to Posen, where on the 10th of January he handed over his command to Eugene Beauharnais and returned to Paris.

    0
    0
  • On the 25th of April Napoleon reached Erfurt and assumed the chief command.

    0
    0
  • From these reveries he was at length awakened by news which indicated that the consequences of Macdonald's defeat had been far more serious to the moral of that command than he had imagined.

    0
    0
  • Calling up St Cyr, whom he had already warned to remain at Dresden with his command, he decides to fall back towards Erfurt, and go into winter quarters between that place and Magdeburg, pointing out that Dresden was of no use to him as a base and that if he does have a battle, he had much better have St Cyr and his men with him than at Dresden.

    0
    0
  • Formerly we could only watch the evolution of his powers of organization and the purely psychic gifts of resolution and command.

    0
    0
  • Napoleon therefore came early to the conclusion that he must bring about a concentration of his seagoing fleet in the Channel, which would give him a temporary command of its waters.

    0
    0
  • In July 1804 he ordered his admiral commanding at Toulon, Latouche Treville, to seize an opportunity when Nelson, who was in command of the blockade, was driven off by a northerly gale, to put to sea, with 1 0 sail of the line, pick up the French ship in Cadiz, join Villeneuve who was in the Aix roads, and then effect a junction with Ganteaume and the 21 sail of the line at Brest.

    0
    0
  • According to tradition, the first Passover ("The Passover of Egypt"), was preordained by Moses at the command of God.

    0
    0
  • Aristides soon left the command of the fleet to his friend Cimon, but continued to hold a predominant position in Athens.

    0
    0
  • 75-77, so as to command the passage of the Taff, which was here crossed by the Via Maritima running from Gloucester to St David's.

    0
    0
  • His battle-pieces have movement and fire, warm colouring (now too often blackened), and great command of the brush, - those of moderate dimensions are the more esteemed.

    0
    0
  • Crowds of persons attended his addresses, on whom his energy, command of language, powerful voice and impassioned gestures made a profound impression.

    0
    0
  • The British force consisted of 9000 men from Cork, under Sir Arthur Wellesley - at first in chief command; 5000 from Gibraltar, under General (Sir Brent) Spencer; and io,000 under Sir John Moore coming from Sweden; Wellesley and Moore being directed towards Portugal, and Spencer to Cadiz.

    0
    0
  • It was now again Wellesley's wish to advance and seize Torres Vedras; but Sir Hew Dalrymple, having at this moment assumed command, decided otherwise.

    0
    0
  • 6, 1808) had assumed command of the allied army in Portugal, now about 32,000 strong.

    0
    0
  • Henceforth he resisted all proposals for joint operations, on any large scale, with Spanish armies not under his own direct command.

    0
    0
  • With the hope of raising the blockade of Cadiz, a force under Sir Thomas Graham (afterwards Lord Lynedoch [q.v.]) left that harbour by sea, and joining with Spanish troops near Tarifa, advanced by land against Victor's blockading force, a Spanish general, La Pena, being in chief command.

    0
    0
  • 22, 1812) to the unfettered command of the Spanish armies.

    0
    0
  • Wellington had also difficulties of a similar kind with his own government, and also the Spanish soldiers, in revenge for many French outrages, had become guilty of grave excesses in France, so that Wellington took the extreme step of sending 25,000 of them back to Spain and resigning the command of their army, though his resignation was subsequently withdrawn.

    0
    0
  • Soult held Battle of a strong position behind Orthes on heights command Orthes, ing the roads to Dax and St Sever.

    0
    0
Browse other sentences examples →