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  • And after the adjutant comes the commissary general asking where the stores are to be taken, and the chief of the hospitals asks where the wounded are to go, and a courier from Petersburg brings a letter from the sovereign which does not admit of the possibility of abandoning Moscow, and the commander-in- chief's rival, the man who is undermining him (and there are always not merely one but several such), presents a new project diametrically opposed to that of turning to the Kaluga road, and the commander-in- chief himself needs sleep and refreshment to maintain his energy and a respectable general who has been overlooked in the distribution of rewards comes to complain, and the inhabitants of the district pray to be defended, and an officer sent to inspect the locality comes in and gives a report quite contrary to what was said by the officer previously sent; and a spy, a prisoner, and a general who has been on reconnaissance, all describe the position of the enemy's army differently.
  • Once, M. de Vauversin visited a commissary of police for permission to sing.
  • The commissary ordered that barefoot and in penitential fashion he should offer a candle to the principal image, and should certify.
  • The Bishop, or his Commissary appointed in writing, shall preside at the Diocesan Nomination Board and have a casting vote.
  • As for the composition of the Macedonian population, the Turkish Commissary 's statements were startling.

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