Recognizing the falsity of this view of history, another set of historians say that power rests on a conditional delegation of the will of the people to their rulers, and that historical leaders
have power only conditionally on carrying out the program that the will of the people has by tacit agreement prescribed to them.
But the Leader
of the Lions, when he got back to his den, saw his wife, the Queen Lioness, come running out to meet him with her hair untidy.
There was no telling what the outcome would have been, for the third wolf joined the elder, and together, old leader
and young leader
, they attacked the ambitious three-year-old and proceeded to destroy him.
They repeatedly endeavoured to single out each other, spurred by mutual animosity, and aware that the fall of either leader
might be considered as decisive of victory.
Johnny, instead of immediately obeying the order and taking Michael back to the kennels, lingered in the hope of seeing the orchestra leader
whirled chattering around on his stool.
The big bay leader
had leaped many times in the air, but Mowgli dared not risk a false blow.
Then I pray you to gather them together," said Sir Nigel, "and I will tell them what is in my mind; for if I am their leader
they must to Dax, and if I am not then I know not what I am doing in Auvergne.
of the Winged Monkeys flew up to her, his long, hairy arms stretched out and his ugly face grinning terribly; but he saw the mark of the Good Witch's kiss upon her forehead and stopped short, motioning the others not to touch her.
For an instant the nobles looked relieved, and then as their eyes fell upon the leader
of the new party their faces fell, for he was Talu, rebel Prince of Marentina, and they knew that they could look for neither aid nor mercy at his hands.
Another moment and the leader
of the herd leaped high in his tracks and fell prone, dyeing the sward with his heart's blood.
Cerre, his other leader
, had likewise been in expeditions to Santa Fe, in which he had endured much hardship.
Thus refreshed, they set out once more after the leader
who wandered aimlessly beneath the shade of the tall jungle trees amidst the gorgeous tropic blooms and gay, songless birds--and of the twelve only the leader
saw the beauties that surrounded them or felt the strange, mysterious influence of the untracked world they trod.