The commander in chief and his aides
soon spread the tablecloth with an inviting array of eatables and drinkables, prettily decorated with green leaves.
Whether marching amid his aides
and marshals in the van of countless cohorts that endlessly streamed it over the plains, like an Ohio; or whether with his circumambient subjects browsing all around at the horizon, the White Steed gallopingly reviewed them with warm nostrils reddening through his cool milkiness; in whatever aspect he presented himself, always to the bravest Indians he was the object of trembling reverence and awe.
Kantos Kan saluted and turned to deliver my instructions to his waiting aides
Eighty thousand armed men, thirty thousand white harnesses, short coats or coats of mail; the sixty-seven banners of the trades; the standards of the parliaments, of the chamber of accounts, of the treasury of the generals, of the aides
of the mint; a devilish fine array, in short
Good," he said to the girl, and then to one of his aides, "Send for Major Schneider.
Two of the aides sprang for the ape-man who picked up the first and flung him in the face of the other.
Presently there came a knock upon the door and an aide entered the room.
The aide left the room and the others fell into a general conversation from which it became apparent to Tarzan that the German East African forces greatly outnumbered the British and that the latter were suffering heavily.
Impatiently he awaited the coming of the man he sought and at last he was rewarded by the reappearance of the aide who had been dispatched to fetch him accompanied by an officer of medium size with fierce, upstanding mustaches.
Two or three aides
detach themselves from the group and canter away into the woods, along the lines in each direction.
Look downward on that Globe whose hither side With light from hence, though but reflected, shines; That place is Earth the seat of Man, that light His day, which else as th' other Hemisphere Night would invade, but there the neighbouring Moon (So call that opposite fair Starr) her aide
Timely interposes, and her monthly round Still ending, still renewing, through mid Heav'n; With borrowd light her countenance triform Hence fills and empties to enlighten th' Earth, And in her pale dominion checks the night.
I shall go to court this evening, to a great ball, Madame la Marquise de Dolomien and the Aide
de Camp de Service having just notified me that I am invited.