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  • Before the Hall of Justice, a ring of dimarchi surrounded the scaffold with their lances, and the pistol their officer carried could, I suppose, have killed fifty or sixty before someone could snatch it ftom him and knock him to the cobblestones to die.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • They were guarded by dimarchi, hard-bitten troopers in armor that looked as if it had been made for use and used.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

  • I followed him down a dark hallway into a room much lower and darker than the lazaret, where two or three score dimarchi like himself were bent over a midday meal of fresh bread, beef, and boiled greens.

    The Shadow of the Torturer

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  • "They were guarded by dimarchi, hard-bitten troopers in armor that looked
    as if it had been made for use and used." -- Gene Wolfe, The Book of the New Sun

    October 1, 2008