Esaul sentence example
- Beside Denisov rode an esaul, * Denisov's fellow worker, also in felt cloak and sheepskin cap, and riding a large sleek Don horse.
- Esaul Lovayski the Third was a tall man as straight as an arrow, pale- faced, fair-haired, with narrow light eyes and with calm self- satisfaction in his face and bearing.
- The esaul looked in the direction Denisov indicated.
- But it is not presupposable that it is the lieutenant colonel himself, said the esaul, who was fond of using words the Cossacks did not know.
- Denisov himself intended going with the esaul and Petya to the edge of the forest where it reached out to Shamshevo, to have a look at the part of the French bivouac they were to attack next day.Advertisement
- Denisov, Petya, and the esaul, accompanied by some Cossacks and the hussar who had the prisoner, rode to the left across a ravine to the edge of the forest.
- Denisov, the esaul, and Petya rode silently, following the peasant in the knitted cap who, stepping lightly with outturned toes and moving noiselessly in his bast shoes over the roots and wet leaves, silently led them to the edge of the forest.
- Denisov turned away from him frowning and addressed the esaul, conveying his own conjectures to him.
- Petya, rapidly turning his head, looked now at the drummer boy, now at Denisov, now at the esaul, and now at the French in the village and along the road, trying not to miss anything of importance.
- For a moment Denisov and the esaul drew back.Advertisement
- After talking for some time with the esaul about next day's attack, which now, seeing how near they were to the French, he seemed to have definitely decided on, Denisov turned his horse and rode back.
- What a wogue--it's just as I thought, said Denisov to the esaul.
- He turned his eyes rapidly from Tikhon's face to the esaul's and Denisov's, unable to make out what it all meant.
- He felt it necessary to hold his head higher, to brace himself, and to question the esaul with an air of importance about tomorrow's undertaking, that he might not be unworthy of the company in which he found himself.
- It was already growing dusk when Denisov, Petya, and the esaul rode up to the watchhouse.Advertisement
- The esaul, screwing up his light-colored eyes, nodded approvingly.
- The esaul gave some orders to his men.
- Denisov talked in whispers with the esaul and the Cossacks rode past Petya and Denisov.