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As it approached Memorial Bridge, and the historic cemetery came into view, another pair of ladder trucks stood sentry.
Last Tuesday, Delhi deployed teachers from government schools to bird duty—to stand as sentries at border points and check for any illegal transportation of poultry into the city state, in the midst of a spreading outbreak of avian flu.
The immune system responds by producing antibodies to that protein, creating sentries against infection by the real virus.
Of course you’d need to sabotage an encampment’s defenses, distract a few archers, and take out lonely sentries before charging in—you’re just one guy with a sword and a dream.
But mindful of her fears, he dispatched one of the troopers to stand sentry outside her door whilst he and his lackey supped.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
That door and that sentry were obstacles which Garnache saw the futility of attempting to overcome without aid.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It was a mere joke, the sentry saw nothing; and the stone passed harmlessly over them.
"It was by Marius's contrivance that he was placed sentry over the girl," he heard her tell Fortunio, and he thought she sneered.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The housekeeper stood sentry with the broom, and the worthy captains slept on for another half-hour.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Outside, the town lay asleep, and from a gate in the old wall a sentry with a bugle blew a quiet "All's well."
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART

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