1 With some of them, however, Chichikov was altogether unacquainted, since certain substitutes and supernumeraries had to be pressed into the service from among the ranks of the subordinate staff.
2 At the same time, it is for a subordinate to adapt himself to the tone of his superior, rather than for a superior to adapt himself to the tone of his subordinate.
3 But, having nonplussed his subordinate, Matvy Ilyitch paid him no further attention.
4 To respect one's self and obey, that I can understand, that's happiness; but a subordinate existence.
5 I consider myself fortunate to have such a subordinate by me.
6 He put on the air of a subordinate who obeys without reasoning.
7 A circle soon formed round Speranski, and the old man who had talked about his subordinate Pryanichnikov addressed a question to him.
8 But he's also being deceived by the man from the country as he's this man's subordinate and doesn't know it.
9 There's a lot to indicate that he treats the man as his subordinate, I expect you remember, but those who hold this view would say it's very clear that he really is his subordinate.
10 Even the end of the doorkeeper's service is determined by when the man's life ends, so the doorkeeper remains his subordinate right to the end.
11 In this case we can't believe the doorkeeper is the man's subordinate.
12 , when his return from his long captivity had become an event rather wished than hoped for by his despairing subjects, who were in the meantime subjected to every species of subordinate oppression.
13 Again, of course no subordinate would have dared to do such a thing.
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14 The sovereigns of Paraguay admit as few Spanish Jesuits as possible; they prefer those of other nations as being more subordinate to their commands.
15 They were, what the subordinate monks who accompany monks are called, bini.
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