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The nine barricaded the outer gates and placed in the best positions guns loaded with grape.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I hadn't the nerve to stand there and tell her she'd never see her father again this side of the pearly gates.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He was accustomed, at his return, or issuing from his gates, to be hailed and lackied by the acclamations of the populace.
In the wall were eight gates, and at each one a keeper was stationed at all hours of the day and night.
If only India were pulling her weight for us on the same scale, we should by now be before the gates of Vienna.
Every evening, at sunset, the gates were closed, and during the night no one was allowed to pass through in either direction.
And her gates shall lament and mourn, and she shall sit desolate on the ground.
To little Yung Pak, the loud tones of the bell meant more even than to the sentinels at the gates.
He knew that not only was it a signal for the closing of the city gates, but it was also a warning that bedtime was at hand.
Upon the dark mountain lift ye up a banner, exalt the voice, lift up the hand, and let the rulers go into the gates.

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