For I too am a person subject to authority, with soldiers subject to me. And I say to one, 'Go,' and he goes; and to another, 'Come here,' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this,' and he does it.Tropes about the different effects and displays of authority and obedience.
— A Roman Centurion to Jesus, Luke 7:8
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Tropes about authority in general:
Any kind of Institution: