general orders


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general orders

1. Permanent instructions, issued in order form, that apply to all members of a command, as compared with special orders, which affect only individuals or small groups. General orders are usually concerned with matters of policy or administration.
2. A series of permanent guard orders that govern the duties of a sentry on post.
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Nothing was now left but arranging the general orders, and D'Artagnan gave them with precision.
I desired the queen's woman to save for me the combings of her majesty's hair, whereof in time I got a good quantity; and consulting with my friend the cabinet-maker, who had received general orders to do little jobs for me, I directed him to make two chair-frames, no larger than those I had in my box, and to bore little holes with a fine awl, round those parts where I designed the backs and seats; through these holes I wove the strongest hairs I could pick out, just after the manner of cane chairs in England.
In Tom's external situation, at this time, there was, as the world says, nothing to complain of Little Eva's fancy for him--the instinctive gratitude and loveliness of a noble nature--had led her to petition her father that he might be her especial attendant, whenever she needed the escort of a servant, in her walks or rides; and Tom had general orders to let everything else go, and attend to Miss Eva whenever she wanted him,--orders which our readers may fancy were far from disagreeable to him.
Orders were accordingly given to prepare for action, and every one promptly took the post that had been assigned him in the general order of the march, in all cases of warlike emergency.
Waterhouse has remarked, the phascolomys resembles most nearly, not any one species, but the general order of Rodents.
There was no competition in it at present; the Church-people had their own grocer and draper; the Dissenters had theirs; and the two or three butchers found a ready market for their joints without strict reference to religious persuasion--except that the rector's wife had given a general order for the veal sweet- breads and the mutton kidneys, while Mr.
BSF spokesman said Yadav didn't obey general orders and carried two mobile phones while on operational duty
In those regions without applicable recycled water general orders, entities wanting to become recycled water users or producers should contact their regional board for authorization and may need to apply for individual waste discharge requirements.
PESHAWAR -- NAB Khyber Pakthunkhwa today arrested Iftikhar Hussain contractor and owner of M/S Madina Electric & General Orders Suppliers, Pabbi, District Nowshera on the charges of corruption.
The Utilities Safety Branch administers the CPUC~s electric safety program by auditing utility facilities for compliance with General Orders 95 and 128.
Awaiting general orders, Could be his company's last stand.
Now historian Jonathan Sarna weighs in on Grant's hotly debated legacy from a little-known angle: In When General Grant Expelled the Jews, the latest title from Nextbook Press, Sarna examines the reasons for and impact of Grant's General Orders No.

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