"I'm glad of it," he said: "I will go with you to see the sergeant-major, and try to get you put in my peloton" (company).
The sergeant-major gave me an opportunity to see my relatives there.
He then ordered a trooper who stood in the guard-room to take me to the office of my sergeant-major.
This, says the sergeant-major, was the only intimation of the enemy's strength.
"Message to retire at once, sir," reported my sergeant-major.
But I should like to know to which class of majors you belong, tambour-major or sergeant-major?
"I was told the inspector was here," said Nekhludoff, surprised at the agitation he noticed in the sergeant-major's manner.
Apart from that, and the circumstance of the sergeant-major of the Dorsets, who is 6-ft.
The sergeant-major swung round sharply and bawled out: "Stop that talking there—you're stood to attention!"
The fate of the sergeant-major I have not heard yet, though it is not difficult to guess.