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It was now incumbent on the Praetorians to fulfil the conditions of the sale.
The Praetorians, conscious that their offences were beyond the reach of mercy, were animated by revenge and despair.
So uniform are the mischiefs of military despotism, that I seem to repeat the story of the praetorians of Rome.
We could even take post close to the hangings of your chamber, just as the Praetorians guard all the avenues on the other side.
BERIC THE BRITONG. A. HENTY
Beric and Boduoc stepped back to the door by which they had entered, and awaited the onset of the Praetorians.
BERIC THE BRITONG. A. HENTY
Scarcely a hand was held up for Mr. Rigby below, except by Bully Bluck and his praetorians.
CONINGSBYBENJAMIN DISRAELI
Caesar is hateful to me, but I am no longer one of the praetorians, and am banished the country.
These became the unconscious Praetorians of their ill-gotten domains.
CONINGSBYBENJAMIN DISRAELI
If I can take with me two or three of the Praetorians, I die content.
TRIPLANETARYEDWARD ELMER SMITH
A revolt of the praetorians was not repressed till much blood had been shed and a considerable part of the city reduced to ashes.

WORD OF THE DAY

Parnassianadjective | [pahr-nas-ee-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION
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