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Usage examples for Guards

  1. A commission in the Guards was next offered to him. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  2. We have a good deal of trouble with young guards. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
  3. If I had anticipated that, I should have let the captain of the guards undertake it. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  4. Nor is it the sense and assurance of past salvation that here guards the Christian soldier. – The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians by G. G. Findlay
  5. I got orders from the Cabinet to put guards wherever people absolutely must not go, and open everything else to the public. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  6. Sir F. Lloyd gave me the band of the Coldstream Guards, and things went with a good swing. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  7. Outside the guards were waiting. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  8. The guards in the anteroom had also gone, and had closed the doors behind them. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  9. George desired to put himself at once at the head of his guards, and try conclusions with his enemies. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  10. And when the Prince missed her he went to the guards at the Palace door and told them to follow the carriage. – Europa's Fairy Book by Joseph Jacobs
  11. I hope there are enough guards to keep a lane open for us, but I wouldn't bet on it. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith
  12. He tried to assure her that the danger was over; that guards were now outside everywhere, and would be until morning. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  13. We were bound to get rid of him before he could have time to raise and drill a company of Home Guards in our settlement, and the only way we could do it was to charge him with some crime that would make everybody, Union and Confederate, mad at him. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  14. I guess they're inside the buildings- except the guards, and they're taking things easy. – The Passing of Ku Sui by Anthony Gilmore
  15. To do this we will call down the fire of lightning that Shango guards in the sky. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  16. The voice which had cried " Up, Guards, and at them!" – Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II by Sarah Tytler
  17. But if you had real good sense you'd have had the guards here. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  18. Guards at the lock, making certain that nobody tried to board their own ship. – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  19. He had so well learned the temper and feelings of the guards that were always about the family, that when one of them stood near enough to hear the words of his prayer, he repeated the parts in which persons were named in a whisper. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  20. A short walk brought us to a second gate, which was opened readily by the Chinese guards, armed with a new type of German army rifle. – The Critic in the Orient by George Hamlin Fitch
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