Here are, in its own words, the marching orders
of this Company: "To connect one or more points in each and every city, town, or place an the State of New York, with one or more points in each and every other city, town, or place in said State, and in each and every other of the United States, and in Canada, and Mexico; and each and every of said cities, towns, and places is to be connected with each and every other city, town, or place in said States and countries, and also by cable and other appropriate means with the rest of the known world.
We are going to hunt him out, sir--the Duke's in Belgium already, and we expect marching orders
He's a very good fellow," said Arthur: "but I confess it would be good news for me, if he got his Commission, and his Marching Orders
, all at once
The kings who were used to the comforts of a throne, of course, objected to be lugged off, so we had marching orders
I see my way plainly so far; but I am all abroad, as we used to say in the militia, about my marching orders
Though the words of the order were not clear to the regimental commander, and the question arose whether the troops were to be in marching order or not, it was decided at a consultation between the battalion commanders to present the regiment in parade order, on the principle that it is always better to "bow too low than not bow low enough.
Though the aide-de-camp did not know these circumstances, he nevertheless delivered the definite order that the men should be in their greatcoats and in marching order, and that the commander in chief would otherwise be dissatisfied.
Below, on the downs, the column was forming in marching order
, and as the two rode out to join it the little old man turned to Norman of Torn, saying,
I was by this time afraid of but one thing in the world; and that was to be set back upon the rock; anything else was welcome to me; so we got ourselves at once in marching order
, and began to slip from rock to rock one after the other, now crawling flat on our bellies in the shade, now making a run for it, heart in mouth.
When the prudent Mrs Chivery perceived that in addition to these adornments her John carried a pair of white kid gloves, and a cane like a little finger-post, surmounted by an ivory hand marshalling him the way that he should go; and when she saw him, in this heavy marching order
, turn the corner to the right; she remarked to Mr Chivery, who was at home at the time, that she thought she knew which way the wind blew.
Hibs manager Bobby Williamson said that Brebner, who had only come on as sub for the final few minutes, was "absolutely gutted" to have received his marching orders
as fighting broke out on the field.
1993: Street traders in Church Street had been giving their marching orders
by the council in a bid to improve the look of the shopping district.