Through the actual topknot, a long eagle feather, in special signification of commandership, was stuck slantingly.
Some years before, he had resigned his commandership in the Northern club.
For his valour on the latter occasion he received the rank of general of brigade and the commandership of the Legion of Honour.
The same is still truer when we come to the inferior orders, which are still fairly high, such as the commandership of the Bath.
So true and impressive is this that reflection upon it makes the last year of Lee's commandership seem peculiarly glorious.
Not if they are history, and eloquence and commandership have power over the blood and souls of men.
After Absalom's rebellion David foolishly and unjustly offered the commandership of the army to his nephew Amasa.
A little later, the commandership was made hereditary in his family.
Then, slowly, I unfastened the four-rayed star on my left breast, and placed in its stead the insignia of my commandership.