And so, by dint of alternate coaxing and commanding
, he contrived to get them all once more enclosed in their separate dormitories.
In play, she liked exceedingly to act the little mistress; using her hands freely, and commanding
her companions: she did so to me, but I would not bear slapping and ordering; and so I let her know.
She wandered to the outermost boundary of the flower-garden, and then returned by another path, which led back, past the side of an ornamental summer-house commanding
a view over the fields from a corner of the lawn.
Mine was a quiet back-garret with a sloping roof, commanding
a pleasant prospect of a timberyard; and when I took possession of it, with the reflection that Mr.
When the king heard that Baleka was sick he did not kill her outright, because he loved her a little, but he sent for me, commanding
me to attend her, and when the child was born to cause its body to be brought to him, according to custom, so that he might be sure that it was dead.
The appearance of the Knight Templar was also changed; and, though less studiously bedecked with ornament, his dress was as rich, and his appearance far more commanding
, than that of his companion.
And now you may go below, and, when again you find it necessary to address me, you will please be so good as to bear in mind the fact that I am your commanding
officer, and as such entitled to a salute.