The army must be purely executive, carrying out the mandates of the State.
Aught else than servile obedience in accomplishing the mandates of those in power?
She then produced her mandates, and the guards laid them at the feet of Ahubal.
Mr. Pericles' mandates was being obeyed, when a cry of "Wilfrid!"
It did not occur to Robert to question the mandates of this lordly being.