1 There had never been anything in her that one could appeal to; but as long as he could ignore and command he had remained indifferent.
2 It was a voice never raised in command to a servant or reproof to a child but a voice that was obeyed instantly at Tara, where her husband's blustering and roaring were quietly disregarded.
3 She had a round, highly colored face in which was combined good-natured shrewdness and the habit of command.
4 A bugle blared and a bass voice shouted the command to break ranks.
5 The world will be at our doors clamoring for cotton and we can command our own price.
6 The cotton mills of England were standing idle and the workers were starving, and any blockader who could outwit the Yankee fleet could command his own price in Liverpool.
7 The habit of command sat upon him now, a quiet air of self-reliance and authority, and grim lines were beginning to emerge about his mouth.
8 Scarlett had made her plans to spend Christmas at Tara, but after Ashley's telegram came no power on earth, not even a direct command from the disappointed Ellen, could drag her away from Atlanta.
9 Richmond knew that if Atlanta was lost, the war was lost, and after the army had crossed the Chattahoochee, General Johnston was removed from command.
10 On the day after the change in command, the Yankee general struck swiftly at the little town of Decatur, six miles beyond Atlanta, captured it and cut the railroad there.
11 Within eleven days after he had taken command, General Hood had lost almost as many men as Johnston had lost in seventy-four days of battle and retreat, and Atlanta was hemmed in on three sides.
12 Mrs. Meade was disobedient for the first time in her married life and flatly refused to yield to the doctor's command that she take the train to safety.
13 Seeing how her lip quivered and her eyes looked up at him helplessly, he took command.
14 Until this moment she had not realized how much she had counted on Gerald to take command, to tell her what she must do, and now-- Why, last night he had seemed almost himself.
15 She had hoped when she first came home that Gerald's old spirit would revive and he would take command, but in these two weeks that hope had vanished.