The count, in the presence of his tradespeople and of his servants, was engaged in praising or blaming, as the case seemed to deserve, the appointments, horses, and harness that were being submitted to him; when, in the midst of this important occupation, the name of Manicamp was announced.
"By the by, De Wardes," continued De Guiche, "you who are so well acquainted with these matters, can you tell us, probably, what appointments are still vacant at the court; or rather in the prince's household?"
It is SUFFICIENT for such a government that the persons administering it be appointed, either directly or indirectly, by the people; and that they hold their appointments
by either of the tenures just specified; otherwise every government in the United States, as well as every other popular government that has been or can be well organized or well executed, would be degraded from the republican character.
In his military capacity he commands the federal troops, provides for garrisons, and in general regulates military affairs; disposes of all appointments
, from colonels to ensigns, and of the governments and posts of fortified towns.
Folding the letter and smoothing it with a massive ivory knife, and putting it in an envelope with the money, he rang the bell with the gratification it always afforded him to use the well arranged appointments
of his writing-table.
"I held a high office," the Convict humbly replied, "and sold subordinate appointments
"For God's sake, my dear friend," replied the minister, "don't talk of those appointments
just now; let me have an hour's peace!
"Come what may of it," I said, "I mean to keep the appointment
He promised to let her know the moment he came up to London, and, when he did, found that she had already been asking for him at the hospital at which he had an appointment
. He did not like this, and, on seeing her, told Mildred that she was not to come there on any pretext; and now, after an absence of three weeks, he found that she bored him quite decidedly; he wondered why he had ever troubled about her, and made up his mind to break with her as soon as he could.
I really have rather an important appointment
After some time they began to think themselves ill-treated in the appointment
of so inert a Ruler, and sent a second deputation to Jupiter to pray that he would set over them another sovereign.
But there is a government of another sort, in which men govern those who are their equals in rank, and freemen, which we call a political government, in which men learn to command by first submitting to obey, as a good general of horse, or a commander-in-chief, must acquire a knowledge of their duty by having been long under the command of another, and the like in every appointment
in the army: for well is it said, no one knows how to command who has not himself been under command of another.