The inner guards
went down beneath howling mobs, and the cages vomited forth their inmates hot with the lust to kill.
Deliberations were being held when a lieutenant in the guards
, named Comminges, made his appearance, with his clothes all torn, his face streaming with blood.
People who are arrested are placed between the six first guards
and the six last."
"Countess Vronskaya is in that compartment," said the smart guard
, going up to Vronsky.
They were our Horse Guards
, advancing to attack the French cavalry that was coming to meet them.
'Tis they, I warrant, who suborned my guards
The two guards
led the prisoner toward the table, and upon a sign from the commissary drew back so far as to be unable to hear anything.
"Because of the safety in the Sea Valley, which was because of the wall and the watchers and the guards
, and because there was food in plenty for all without having to fight for it, many families came in from the coast valleys on both sides and from the high back mountains where they had lived more like wild animals than men.
He always said what a curious thing it was that he should have found out, by such a mere accident as his clambering over the palings, that the ghosts of mail-coaches and horses, guards
, coachmen, and passengers, were in the habit of making journeys regularly every night.
During this time, the guards
who had seized Cornelius busied themselves in charitably informing their prisoner of the usages and customs of Loewestein, which however he knew as well as they did.
who watch the women remain in the corridor outside the sleeping chamber, while female slaves pace back and forth among the sleepers within, ready to notify the warriors should their presence be required.
"I do not understand it," said Don Quixote; but one of the guards
said to him, "Sir, to sing under suffering means with the non sancta fraternity to confess under torture; they put this sinner to the torture and he confessed his crime, which was being a cuatrero, that is a cattle-stealer, and on his confession they sentenced him to six years in the galleys, besides two bundred lashes that he has already had on the back; and he is always dejected and downcast because the other thieves that were left behind and that march here ill-treat, and snub, and jeer, and despise him for confessing and not having spirit enough to say nay; for, say they, 'nay' has no more letters in it than