SENTINEL


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SENTINELNickname for HQ USAF Programs Usually Connected With Intelligence
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I have likened it to a sentinel, but its slow wheel, for a moment, was rather the prowl of a baffled beast.
To unite the jurisdiction of such cases with the ordinary jurisdiction, must have a tendency to unsettle the general rules, and to subject every case that arises to a special determination; while a separation of the one from the other has the contrary effect of rendering one a sentinel over the other, and of keeping each within the expedient limits.
We see it particularly displayed in all the subordinate distributions of power, where the constant aim is to divide and arrange the several offices in such a manner as that each may be a check on the other -- that the private interest of every individual may be a sentinel over the public rights.
One of us," continued the major, "will take care of the sentinel.
Outside the grim sentinel of death kept his grisly vigil.
I strolled back to the doorway, then to the corner again, and so began pacing to and fro like a sentinel upon duty.
They told me no one was allowed over the canal, and, looking along the road towards the bridge, I saw one of the Cardigan men standing sentinel there.
Then he placed a sentinel at each door, with an order to admit nobody upon any pretense but his VALET DE CHAMBRE, Patrick.
This time you will lay your plans more accurately; we shall get out into the gallery you have described; kill the sentinel who guards it, and make our escape.
On approaching an outpost near the Barriere des Sergens, the sentinel cried out, "Who's there?
The Custom House stood at a little distance down King Street, nearly where the Suffolk Bank now stands, and a sentinel was continually pacing before its front.
The camp fires gradually died away; all was dark and silent; the sentinel stationed to watch the horses had marched as far, and supped as heartily as any of his companions, and while they snored, he began to nod at his post.