"There now! Didn't I tell you, Michael Mitrich, that if it was said 'on the march' it meant in greatcoats?" said he reproachfully to the battalion commander.
" Oh, my God!" he added, stepping resolutely forward.
" Company commanders!" he shouted in a voice accustomed to command.
" Sergeants major!... How soon will he be here?" he asked the aide-de-camp with a respectful politeness evidently relating to the personage he was referring to.
"In an hour's time, I should say.

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