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In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
And as she hesitated between obedience to one and duty toward the other, her life, her love and future was in the balance.THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Each did his duty, or was adjured to do it, in the "state of life to which it had pleased God to call him."THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
The dead bodies of the two men were guarded until next day, for justice to do its duty.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
That alone is being sent to your Majesty as a report, in order to inform you of everything, as is my duty.THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
On the evening of September 17th he sent away his advance guard of two thousand men in eighty small boats.NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Leaving Bruno to guard, Harry climbed the tree, and to his satisfaction had a good view of the country.THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Every precaution was taken by Colonel Guitar to guard against a night attack, but his little army was allowed to rest in peace.THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
His duty it was to stand at the head of the scalding trough, watch in hand, to "time" the length of the scald, crying "Hog in!"THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS