All this, and the almost mutinous discontent of his generals and his enemies of the court circle, shook his resolution of acting as anvil for the Russians, of whose delay also he was aware, and about the 8th of Octoberhedetermined to march out north-eastward across the French lines of communication and save his sovereign's army by taking refuge if necessary in Saxony.
The city was becoming mutinous; Oxford was becoming loyal.
Equally characteristic was his treatment of the mutinous army, in which he suppressed a rebellion in May.
A treasonable senate secretly plotting his dethronement, a mutinous diet rejecting the most necessary reforms for fear of "absolutism," ungrateful allies who profited exclusively by his victories - these were his inseparable companions during the remainder of his life.
And the people too are quite mutinous--they no longer obey, even my maid has taken to being rude.