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Upon the second day of his absence I received a telegram from the major, imploring me to come at once.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The company commanders ran off to their companies, the sergeants major began bustling (the greatcoats were not in very good condition), and instantly the squares that had up to then been in regular order and silent began to sway and stretch and hum with voices.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Rostov remembered Sventsyani, because on the first day of their arrival at that small town he changed his sergeant major and was unable to manage all the drunken men of his squadron who, unknown to him, had appropriated five barrels of old beer.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The horse first, regardless of whether it was right or wrong to show fear, snorted, reared almost throwing the major, and galloped aside.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Not far from him walked a fat major with a sallow, bloated, angry face, who was wearing a Kazan dressing gown tied round with a towel, and who evidently enjoyed the respect of his fellow prisoners.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The major is comfortably established on the ottoman, with a newspaper in his hand and the tube of the hookah within his reach.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
Did any one happen to mention Customs officials and inspectors, from that moment he expatiated as though he too had been both a minor functionary and a major.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
Scarlett knew Rhett had no exalted opinion of Ashley and cared nothing at all about the fact that he had been made a major.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He had been gassed in the trenches, had been in a hospital for two weeks, had been promoted to major, was learning French.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
He had told the servitor he was engaged in a major piece of work and none of the junior staff should be allowed in to see him, so he would not be disturbed by them at least.
The major will bring his son with him this evening, the contino, as we say in Italy; he confides him to my care.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context