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Finally the rioters were driven back, and a cordon of troops assured the safety of the capital.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
A double cordon of soldiers were stationed around the walls, to arrest all who should attempt to escape.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Afterward, outside the police cordon thrown around the building, somebody jostled against him, peered under his hat brim.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The men who were not on guard lay under the vehicles so as to form a cordon around the mules.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
A cordon of soldiers, placed at a distance from the pyre, kept the inquisitive from drawing too near.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
William, who was washing a saucepan, looked up and begged me sarcastically to accept the cordon bleu.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
A cordon of soldiers was accordingly detailed to surround Bruce's box at the rear.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
The new Federal patent, "the Cordon," was about to be applied in earnest.
FOUR YEARS IN REBEL CAPITALST. C. DELEON
Art Kuzak had surrounded it with a cordon of tough and angry asteroid-hoppers.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
The upright cordon has nothing but height, eschewing both breadth and thickness.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH

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