(The staff officer smiled.)
The chief of staff of the army is also a member of the council.
But I did not always use this staff of life.
I am speaking of the staff in general.
Before he had had time to finish giving these instructions, a chief of staff followed by a suite galloped up to him.
Though Kutuzov had dismissed all unnecessary men from the staff, Boris had contrived to remain at headquarters after the changes.
A crowd of military men was assembled there, members of the staff could be heard conversing in French, and Kutuzov's gray head in a white cap with a red band was visible, his gray nape sunk between his shoulders.
"You are a colonel?" shouted the chief of staff with a German accent, in a voice familiar to Prince Andrew.
The commander-in-chief was putting up there, but just when Pierre arrived he was not in and hardly any of the staff were there--they had gone to the church service.
"To the crossing!" said the general coldly and sternly in reply to one of the staff who asked where he was going.
When the dust settles, he can probably get on staff at Keene State.
It was obvious he was composing; staff paper littered the piano, and he held a pencil between his teeth.
The Italian General Staff is said to have undertaken, in the event of war against France, to operate with two armies on the north-western frontier against the French arme des Alpes, of which the war strength is about 250,000 men.
I have come from the staff, Count.
All right, all right, friend, stay here at the staff and tomorrow we'll have a talk.
She thought of Elise's security detail and then of the Vice President, the President's staff, the renowned scholars and businessmen taking refuge there.
In 1851 he became a member of the staff of the College de France as assistant to A.
She is especially the messenger of Zeus and Hera, and is associated with Hermes, whose caduceus or staff she often holds.
The university was attended in 1908 by 1891 students and had a teaching staff of over Ioo.
The staff officers bore similar titles, relics of the time when the order existed only for amusement: Genii, Hydras, Furies, Goblins, Night Hawks, Magi, Monks and Turks.
Procureurs-gnraux and avocats-gnraux are also attached to the parquet, or permanent official staff, of the courts of appeal.
In time of peace an officer is attached to the staff for not more than four years.
At that date the superintending and managing staffs of the Post Office comprised 590 persons, the staff of the old companies with only about one-third of the traffic having been 534 persons.
Carry neither gold nor silver nor money in your girdles, nor bag, nor two coats, nor sandals, nor staff, for the workman is worthy of his hire" (Matt.
I don't recall ever being in a department store, drinking from the water fountain, and having the staff look at me disapprovingly because I was running up the water bill.
Having ridden round the whole line from right flank to left, Prince Andrew made his way up to the battery from which the staff officer had told him the whole field could be seen.
As he stepped past the generals in the crowded hut, feeling embarrassed as he always was by the sight of his superiors, he did not notice the staff of the banner and stumbled over it.
Boris inquired what news there might be on the staff, and what, without indiscretion, one might ask about our plans.
The Emperor, moreover, had with him not a commander-in-chief's staff but the imperial headquarters staff.
In attendance on him was the head of the imperial staff, Quartermaster General Prince Volkonski, as well as generals, imperial aides-de-camp, diplomatic officials, and a large number of foreigners, but not the army staff.
Monday was cleaning day, but since smiling Maria had joined the staff, the Deans' chores were reduced considerably.
Katie followed her into another hallway on the floor where the castle.s serving staff lived.
Nerves made her movements clumsy while her mind sought some forgotten information about a threat great enough to rouse the Undersecretary and his staff in the middle of the night.
From the date when Mr Hart took up his duties at Peking, in 1863, he unceasingly devoted the whole of his energies to the work of the department, with the result that the revenue grew from upwards of eight million taels to nearly twenty-seven million, collected at the thirty-two treaty ports, and the customs staff, which in 1864 numbered 200, reached in 1901 a total of 57 0 4.
On the staff of Figaro was another compatriot with whom she was already intimate as a visitor at Nohant.
The offices of the Submarine Company in London, Dover, Ramsgate, East Dean and Jersey were purchased by the Post Office, as well as the cable ship; and the staff, 370 in number, was taken over by the government.
Of the secondary and higher educatory methods, in the normal schools and licei the state provides for the payment of the staff and for scientific material, and often largely supports the ginnasi and technical schools, which should by law be supported by the communes.
The personnel of the navy consists of the following corps: (I) General staff; (2) naval engineers, chiefly employed in building and repairing war vessels; (3) sanitary corps; (4) commissariat corps, for supplies and account-keeping; (5) crews.
By the concordat of Worms, 1122, the emperor surrendered the right of investiture by ring and staff, and granted the right of election to the clergy.
Verona, Vicenza, Padua, Treviso, Venice entered into a compact to defend their liberties; and when he came again in 1163 with a brilliant staff of German knights, the imperial cities refused to join his standards.
Under the chief commissioner, who is the supreme head of the settlement, are a deputy and a staff of assistant superintendents and overseers, almost all Europeans, and sub-overseers, who are natives of India.
The total population of the settlement, consisting of convicts, their guards, the supervising, clerical and departmental staff, with the families of the latter, also a certain number of ex-convicts and trading settlers and their families, numbered 16,106.
During the World War he served with the headquarters staff of the British army in France (1916-7), attaining the rank of colonel, and later was Director of Information under the Prime Minister (1917-8), and his History of the War (Nelson) was an admirable piece of work.
When the Civil War broke out, he became a major in a Missouri volunteer regiment and served as chief of staff to Major-General Nathaniel Lyon until the death of that officer.
Wheat and the date palm seem to have been indigenous, and the latter is still one of the chief poductions of the country, but in later years rice has taken the place of wheat as the staff of life.
At this time he was chief of the staff of the Russian army and adjutant-general to the tsar.
He received, however, no appointment to Kutuzov's staff despite all Anna Mikhaylovna's endeavors and entreaties.
Beside him was his comrade Nesvitski, a tall staff officer, extremely stout, with a kindly, smiling, handsome face and moist eyes.
On Kutuzov's staff, among his fellow officers and in the army generally, Prince Andrew had, as he had had in Petersburg society, two quite opposite reputations.
Prince Andrew was one of those rare staff officers whose chief interest lay in the general progress of the war.
"And I tell you, Rostov, that you must apologize to the colonel!" said a tall, grizzly-haired staff captain, with enormous mustaches and many wrinkles on his large features, to Rostov who was crimson with excitement.
"You just wait a moment, my dear fellow, and listen," interrupted the staff captain in his deep bass, calmly stroking his long mustache.
He answered the staff captain's question by a disapproving shake of his head.
"You speak to the colonel about this nasty business before other officers," continued the staff captain, "and Bogdanich" (the colonel was called Bogdanich) "shuts you up."
"I did not expect this of you," said the staff captain seriously and severely.
The staff captain's voice began to tremble.
And the staff captain rose and turned away from Rostov.
"Come, that's right, Count!" cried the staff captain, turning round and clapping Rostov on the shoulder with his big hand.
"That's better, Count," said the staff captain, beginning to address Rostov by his title, as if in recognition of his confession.
"Well, it's as you like," said the staff captain.
"It is an illness, there's no other way of explaining it," said the staff captain.
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.
"Thank you very much, Prince," answered one of the officers, pleased to be talking to a staff officer of such importance.
Meanwhile the staff officer standing in front pointed out something to the general, who looked through his field glass.
The staff captain on his broad-backed, steady mare came at a walk to meet him.
After his dismissal from headquarters Zherkov had not remained in the regiment, saying he was not such a fool as to slave at the front when he could get more rewards by doing nothing on the staff, and had succeeded in attaching himself as an orderly officer to Prince Bagration.
"You were saying, Mr. Staff Officer..." continued the colonel in an offended tone.
The colonel looked silently at the officer of the suite, at the stout staff officer, and at Zherkov, and he frowned.
"It's all the fault of these fellows on the staff that there's this disorder," he muttered.
"If he is one of the ordinary little staff dandies sent to earn a medal he can get his reward just as well in the rearguard, but if he wishes to stay with me, let him... he'll be of use here if he's a brave officer," thought Bagration.
We can't stop those fellows, said the staff officer pointing to the soldiers.
"Now what does this mean, gentlemen?" said the staff officer, in the reproachful tone of a man who has repeated the same thing more than once.
"Kindly return to your posts," said the staff officer trying to preserve his gravity.
The staff officer and Prince Andrew mounted their horses and rode on.
"That's our battery," said the staff officer indicating the highest point.
"Thank you very much, I will go on alone," said Prince Andrew, wishing to rid himself of this staff officer's company, "please don't trouble yourself further."
The staff officer remained behind and Prince Andrew rode on alone.
Behind Prince Bagration rode an officer of the suite, the prince's personal adjutant, Zherkov, an orderly officer, the staff officer on duty, riding a fine bobtailed horse, and a civilian--an accountant who had asked permission to be present at the battle out of curiosity.
"It is very strange, mon Monsieur Prince," said the staff officer.
Zherkov and the staff officer bent over their saddles and turned their horses away.
The staff officer joined in the colonel's appeals, but Bagration did not reply; he only gave an order to cease firing and re-form, so as to give room for the two approaching battalions.
Having reached the left flank, instead of going to the front where the firing was, he began to look for the general and his staff where they could not possibly be, and so did not deliver the order.
It was the staff officer who had turned him out of the booth at Grunth.
But the staff officer did not finish what he wanted to say.
"A staff officer was here a minute ago, but skipped off," said an artilleryman to Prince Andrew.
"I think I sent you?" he added, turning to the staff officer on duty.
"One was damaged," answered the staff officer, "and the other I can't understand.
In spite of Prince Andrew's disagreeable, ironical tone, in spite of the contempt with which Rostov, from his fighting army point of view, regarded all these little adjutants on the staff of whom the newcomer was evidently one, Rostov felt confused, blushed, and became silent.
Our stories have some weight, not like the stories of those fellows on the staff who get rewards without doing anything!
But this is what we'll do: I have a good friend, an adjutant general and an excellent fellow, Prince Dolgorukov; and though you may not know it, the fact is that now Kutuzov with his staff and all of us count for nothing.
He remained stubbornly silent, gazing at Weyrother's face, and only turned away his eyes when the Austrian chief of staff finished reading.
Nominally he is only an adjutant on Kutuzov's staff, but he does everything alone.
The whole French army, and even Napoleon himself with his staff, were not on the far side of the streams and hollows of Sokolnitz and Schlappanitz beyond which we intended to take up our position and begin the action, but were on this side, so close to our own forces that Napoleon with the naked eye could distinguish a mounted man from one on foot.
"Here it is!" thought he, seizing the staff of the standard and hearing with pleasure the whistle of bullets evidently aimed at him.
Prince Andrew again seized the standard and, dragging it by the staff, ran on with the battalion.
From one of the drivers he learned that Kutuzov's staff were not far off, in the village the vehicles were going to.
From the regimental commander's, Denisov rode straight to the staff with a sincere desire to act on this advice.
Every day, letters of inquiry and notices from the court arrived, and on the first of May, Denisov was ordered to hand the squadron over to the next in seniority and appear before the staff of his division to explain his violence at the commissariat office.
Perhaps at another time Denisov would not have left the regiment for so slight a wound, but now he took advantage of it to excuse himself from appearing at the staff and went into hospital.
As a general on duty on Kutuzov's staff, he applied himself to business with zeal and perseverance and surprised Kutuzov by his willingness and accuracy in work.
As soon as he came across a former acquaintance or anyone from the staff, he bristled up immediately and grew spiteful, ironical, and contemptuous.
Berg, the Rostovs' son-in-law, was already a colonel wearing the orders of Vladimir and Anna, and he still filled the quiet and agreeable post of assistant to the head of the staff of the assistant commander of the first division of the Second Army.
This officer, probably someone on the staff, was holding a paper in his hand, and called over all the Russians there, naming Pierre as "the man who does not give his name."
The Russian army was commanded by Kutuzov and his staff, and also by the Emperor from Petersburg.
Besides this, the whole staff of the Russian army was now reorganized.
As a result of the hostility between Kutuzov and Bennigsen, his Chief of Staff, the presence of confidential representatives of the Emperor, and these transfers, a more than usually complicated play of parties was going on among the staff of the army.
As a result of the hostility between Kutuzov and Bennigsen, his Chief of Staff, the presence of confidential representatives of the Emperor, and these transfers, a more than usually complicated play of parties was going on among the staff of the army.
The state of things on the staff had of late been exceedingly strained.
"You think he went off just by chance?" said a comrade, who was on the staff that evening, to the officer of the Horse Guards, referring to Ermolov.
Generals on the staff, excited by the memory of the easy victory at Tarutino, urged Kutuzov to carry out Dorokhov's suggestion.
Toward midnight Bolkhovitinov, having received the dispatch and verbal instructions, galloped off to the General Staff accompanied by a Cossack with spare horses.
Dismounting at a cottage on whose wattle fence hung a signboard, GENERAL STAFF, and throwing down his reins, he entered a dark passage.
With this object his staff was gradually reconstructed and its real strength removed and transferred to the Emperor.
Staff members of all the restaurants housed here reportedly have seen ghosts and witnessed poltergeist pranks.
This popular restaurant employs a number of Moroccan chefs from Casablanca in order to capture those authentic flavors and recipes, while a friendly staff will ensure each diner's experience is a pleasant one.
The Best of India Restaurant chef and staff also offer catering and banquet services.
FridaySaturdaySunday261 South 21st StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19103(215) 546-4232 The Victor Café Music is the language of love when the professionally trained musicians who are the wait staff break into song.
Although the food is hit-or-miss, the dining experience, friendly wait staff and happy patrons are worth the gamble, if you're feeling travel-weary.
Service is top priority, with the staff having three tables each.
The staff prides itself on the creative and unique presentation of dishes.
The staff traditionally prepares food with a lighter touch, and its menus vary from season to season.
The friendly staff serves traditional German dishes that are reasonably priced.
Beyond providing their customers with quality ethnic food, they also give a warm atmosphere consisting of a helpful staff.
The friendly wait staff is always eager to explain the daily specials, chef's special creations and new additions to the menu.
The staff is friendly, and there are sometimes live music performances.
The friendly wait staff serves egg omelettes, speciality homemade burgers such as the breakfast burger or the mondo burger with cheddar cheese and bacon.
Affordable and employing with a friendly staff, Chili Willies offers generous portions as well as made in-house salsa and tortillas.
Meals are prepared right in front of you, and the staff all around gets high marks for courtesy, professionalism, and sense of humor.
The restaurant staff do not mind if you are unfamiliar with Indonesian food.
The staff tries hard to make patrons feel as though they've been invited to the family table.
Wood floors and gentle lighting help to create a warm and comfortable feeling, accented by a staff that encourages patrons to feel as though they are welcome and valued guests.
The restaurant's wait staff dress in authentic '50s garb and like to trade wisecracks with the customers.
Diners return to it because of consistent quality and a hospitable staff.
Featuring rotating daily specials and a full menu, this restaurant has a friendly and accommodating staff that is eager to cater to your needs.
The chefs are Indian, as is all the staff, so you get the true Indian experience here.
Cook Au Vin has knowledgeable staff who will provide you with helpful tips as you sharpen your cooking skills and work towards becoming a culinary expert.
All eateries have friendly staff and informal dining.
Frankfort, NY 13340(315) 732 9616 Sullys Pizzeria Sullys Pizzeria boasts of its great food, a sparkling, clean place, and friendly and approachable staff.
The chicken Marsala here consistently gets good marks (it's just spicy enough, but not too spicy),
the interior of the restaurant is spotlessly clean, and the wait staff is incredibly friendly.
O'Porto's atmosphere, food, wine and pleasant staff are sure to hit the spot.
Served in a low-key atmosphere and by friendly staff, the cuisine really is superb.
The Cranbury Inn staff is friendly, hospitable, and their traditional take on food is available in a la carte menus as well as group menus.
Insightful and qualified staff provides beer novices much-needed information about its unique beer catalog.
Many of the staff don't speak much English, but they understand "hot pot," and that's really all there is to it.
Cleanliness, and a friendly wait staff make this a crown jewel of the Mount Olive area.
Burgers, steaks, shakes, and fries; standard American fare served up by a friendly, eager-to-accommodate wait staff.
The staff there is extensive in its knowledge of the food and wine and will take the time to speak to you about your likes and dislikes in order to create a meal that is really personalized for you.
Prices are affordable, the food is always fresh and the staff is friendly.727 East Ave.
It's a fun place to hang out, with a friendly staff, TVs (usually turned to the sports channels) and a large collection of sports memorabilia, including several French Lick native Larry Bird items.
The staff is attentive, and prices are affordable, considering the quality of the food.
It has a relaxing atmosphere and an attentive staff.
Expect their courteous wait staff to cater to your every need and promptly fill up the complimentary bread basket.
Washington, PA 15301(724) 228-0465ponderosasteakhouses.com Bistecca Steakhouse and Wine Bar The staff here is on top of their game, the table settings are impeccably clean and the food is very good.
The staff is friendly and the decor is happy in hues of yellow and orange.
The environment is comfortable and the staff is friendly; Azteca even makes its guacamole on the spot, tailored to the customer's palate.
Handlebars Restaurant and Saloon The theme and decor for Handlebars is from the late 1800s, and the staff is dressed in period garb to help complete the experience of a mining town during the gold rush era.
The hotel provides amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, fitness room, business center, meeting/events facilities, security safe, coin laundry, luggage storage and multilingual staff.
Only the finest, aged cuts of meat are served and the staff at Fleming's will help you pair your steak with just the right wine.
Brown Sugar Café 1033 Commonwealth AvenueBoston, MA 02215(617) 787-4242 www.brownsugarcafe.com Bangkok City This restaurant located near Hynes, has a welcoming atmosphere, with delicious food, friendly wait staff and a beautifully decorated interior.
Staff is available to help coordinate all your special-event needs including entertainment, transportation and flowers.
The staff is "ultra-friendly" at this mom-and-pop, prompt and attentive, buzzing around to refill coffee in a homey setting.
The kitchen staff at Huller's makes an assortment of German sausages and bratwursts, which are used to provide an authentic flavor to many of the restaurant's entrees.
The staff is friendly and courteous, making the atmosphere feel relaxed and inviting.
It's no surprise that El Gaucho's Cigar Lounge is comfortable and intimate, with a cigar captain to guide you and wait staff to cut and light the cigar of your choice.
If you're not into making your own food, you can always have the kitchen staff cook it for you: they would be more than happy to.
They definitely play up the Forrest Gump motif here, going so far as to signal the wait staff with a "Run Forrest Run" sign.
The eatery features a number of house specialties that showcase the talents of the kitchen staff.
This casual dining tavern boasts the freshest ingredients and a gracious wait staff set amongst one of Williamsburg's most historic taverns.
Its experienced and friendly staff cooks its famous steak and fish to perfection every time.
Enjoy the restaurant and bar, gym services and for those that need special attention the concierge staff will assist you.
The eatery has a quiet atmosphere with a friendly staff that ensures everything you order is made the way you like it.
The friendly staff, casual atmosphere and great food make for a wonderful experience.
The staff of the Iron Cactus pride themselves on providing authentic dishes inspired by cooks in different regions of Mexico, combined with the typical Texas size enhancements.
One of the great things about this restaurant is the flexibility of the cooking staff.
One thing that all of these locations have in common is the freshest premium seafood, prepared and presented by a courteous staff.
Fuji Sushi Buffet Although it takes its name from an island in the South Pacific, Fuji Sushi Buffet offers traditional Japanese sushi, as well as staff made creations (which can vary from visit to visit).
Front-desk staff is quite helpful and the motel is a short drive to the Hearst Castle, the beach or Cambria proper.
High class chefs may take this as an insult, but the staff of most restaurants understand that people have a variety of needs and restrictions when it comes to their diets.
Completely free, she relaxed and accepted a glass of champagne from one of the wait staff and waded toward the buffet.
We have a member of the healing guild on staff, but her skill wasn't old enough for you.
He had requested a table in a corner of the room, away from wait staff traffic to and from the kitchen.
The highest-ranking military members and civilian staff members were crammed into the small center, staring at the scene on the screen before them.
It can only be done at the presidential level and was done by one of his staff members.
Rudis, a staff), properly a rod or pole, and so used as the name of a surface measure of land.
In this concordat a distinction was made between spiritual investiture, by the ring and pastoral staff, and lay or feudal investiture, by the sceptre.
The emperor renounced investiture by ring and staff, and permitted canonical elections; the pope on his part recognized the king's right to perform lay investiture and to assist at elections.
CROZIER, or pastoral staff, one of the insignia of a bishop, and probably derived from the lituus of the Roman augurs.
Taylor, Archaeologia, lii., " On the Use of the Terms Crosier, Pastoral Staff and Cross ").
The administrative staff includes, for the purpose of computing the individual quotas of the direct taxes, a director assisted by contrleurs in each department and subordinate to a central authority in Paris, the direction gnrale des contributions directes.
The Direction gnrale de lenregistrement, des domasnes et du timbre, comprising a central department and a director and staff of agents in each department, combines the administration of state property (not including forests) with the exaction of registration and stamp duties.
The service in the departments comprises brigades, which are actually engaged in guarding the frontiers, and a clerical staff (service de bureau) entrusted with the collection of the duties.
The ministry of war is divided into branches for infantry, cavalry, &c.and services for special subjects such as military law, explosives, health, &c. The general staff (stat major de larme) has its functions classed as follows: personnel; material and finance; 1st bureau (organization and mobilization), 2nd (intelligence), 3rd (military operations and training) and 4th (communications and transport); and the famous historical section.
The general staff and also the staff of the corps and divisions are composed of_certificated (breveUs) officers who have passed all through the Ecole de Guerre.
Other important training institutions are the staff college (cole suprieure de Guerre) which trains annually 70 to 90 selected captains and lieutenants; the musketry school of Chlons, the gymnastic school at Joinville-le-Pont and the schools of St Maixent, Saumur and Versailles for the preparation.
He selects for himself a staff of civilians (the cab-met du ministre), which is divided into bureaux for the despatch of business.
The municipality has to pay the Cost of building, furnishing and upkeep. At the head of the lyce is the principal (proviseur), an official nominated by the minister, and assisted by a teaching staff of professors and charges de cours or teachers of somewhat lower standing.
Marx as indicating that Plautus was a member of the theatrical staff of Livius Andronicus.
Sale was the delivery of the purchase (in the case of real estate symbolized by a staff, a key, or deed of conveyance) in return for the purchase money, receipts being given for both.
At one rod from the shore its greatest fluctuation, when observed by means of a level on land directed toward a graduated staff on the ice, was three quarters of an inch, though the ice appeared firmly attached to the shore.
He had made a new system in making a staff, a world with full and fair proportions; in which, though the old cities and dynasties had passed away, fairer and more glorious ones had taken their places.
So Prince Andrew, having received an appointment on the headquarters staff, left for Turkey.
Berthier, his chief of staff, dropped behind to question a Russian prisoner captured by the cavalry.
Since Bennigsen, who corresponded with the Emperor and had more influence than anyone else on the staff, had begun to avoid him, Kutuzov was more at ease as to the possibility of himself and his troops being obliged to take part in useless aggressive movements.
To such customary routine belonged his conversations with the staff, the letters he wrote from Tarutino to Madame de Stael, the reading of novels, the distribution of awards, his correspondence with Petersburg, and so on.
A third section scattered through the village arranging quarters for the staff officers, carrying out the French corpses that were in the huts, and dragging away boards, dry wood, and thatch from the roofs, for the campfires, or wattle fences to serve for shelter.
After the junction with the army of the brilliant admiral and Petersburg hero Wittgenstein, this mood and the gossip of the staff reached their maximum.
In spite of the severe frost some hundred generals and staff officers in full parade uniform stood in front of the castle, as well as a guard of honor of the Semenov regiment.
You're officially now detailed to the VP's staff; however, you'll remain a permanent member of my staff.
The naval prefect is assisted by a rearadmiral as chief of the staff (except at Lorient and Rochefort, where the office is filled by a captain), and a certain number of other officers, the special functions of the chief of the staff having relation principally to the efficien.cy and personnel of the fleet, while the major-general, who is usually a rear-admiral, is concerned chiefly with the materiel.
Prince Andrew replied that he was not on his Serene Highness' staff but was himself a new arrival.