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Definitions of Commanded

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Quotes of Commanded

  1. The fundamental law of the militia is, that it be created, directed and commanded by the laws, and ever for the support of the laws. – John Adams
  2. Nature, to be commanded must be obeyed. – Francis Bacon
  3. The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted. – Jan Peter Balkenende
  4. At the beginning, Lincoln was so inexperienced he had reverence for military expertise, not realizing that there wasn't any military expertise, that the most anybody had commanded up to that point had been somebody, some troops in the Mexican War, and it had been years ago. – David Herbert Donald
  5. The Lord showed me, so that I did see clearly, that he did not dwell in these temples which men had commanded and set up, but in people's hearts... his people were his temple, and he dwelt in them. – George Fox
  6. Some people may believe that their conscience is enough to guide them not to lie, be deceitful or do the other things God has commanded us not to do. I disagree. – Lee Greenwood
  7. We are commanded to love God with all our minds, as well as with all our hearts, and we commit a great sin if we forbid or prevent that cultivation of the mind in others which would enable them to perform this duty. – Angelina Grimke
  8. Trust cannot be commanded and yet it is also correct that the only one who earns trust is the one who is prepared to grant trust. – Gustav Heinemann
  9. Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded – Dwight L. Moody
  10. The Supreme Court of the United States is hereby commanded to try Andrew Johnson for usurpation of our Imperial authority and prerogatives, and if found guilty, behead him or send him here to black the Emperor's boots. – Joshua A. Norton
  11. Also, General Zinni, who commanded central command, was very much opposed to the war in the first place, as I was. We were both quoted to that effect in February of 2003. – William Odom
  12. Commanded love of all men indiscriminately is an obliteration of distinction between love and hate, and therefore is not love at all. – Benjamin Tucker

Usage examples for Commanded

  1. Judge Maxwell commanded order. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  2. " Cut it out," he commanded – The Grafters by Francis Lynde
  3. You know what he commanded to Sinopoli. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  4. " Be still, Joe," commanded Ben. – The Adventures of Joel Pepper by Margaret Sidney
  5. " Come and eat your dinner, both of you," he commanded – Snow-Blind by Katharine Newlin Burt
  6. He commanded him out of me in the name of Jesus Christ. – A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Nephi Anderson
  7. And then at last her commanded feet stood still, and her will came back to her. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  8. He realized that he had never commanded a man in his life. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  9. " Come in," commanded rather than invited Masterson's voice. – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  10. There was something in his manner that commanded respect, and the Uncapapas began to ask one another his name. – White Otter by Elmer Russell Gregor
  11. The king commanded them to go a second time, and also went himself. – The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
  12. " Just as you are," he commanded – The Price She Paid by David Graham Phillips
  13. She and Blair were too young to be engaged,-" Don't think of it again," he commanded – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  14. " Now walk straight back five steps and stop," commanded Pat. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  15. " Drive the cows across the ford," commanded Bud. – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  16. " You had best show her in at once," he commanded sharply. – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  17. " Enter into the trunk of the tree," he commanded – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes
  18. She refused, till the king, her father, commanded her to do it. – The Little Lame Prince And: The Invisible Prince; Prince Cherry; The Prince With The Nose The Frog-Prince; Clever Alice by Miss Mulock--Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik
  19. Do we anything but what he commanded us? – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. Keep over here, Sylvia, commanded Woodville. – The Twelfth Hour by Ada Leverson