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  • Of this guard ten were permanently on sentry-go on the four sides of the enclosure in the centre of which the school building stood.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • Those who were not wanted for sentry-go that night took off their boots and most of their clothes.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • And yet, at long last when the authorities caught up with themself, it was discovered from the books in all those years not one guardmount, not one sentry-go had been shirked.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • Garivald was on sentry-go when the Grelzer company strode into the forest Munderic's band of irregulars reckoned all their own.

    Rulers of the Darkness

  • Close by the screen Jeendan was pacing to and fro, pausing from time to time to listen, then resuming her furious sentry-go - for she was in a great rage, and well advanced in liquor, by the look of her.

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • 'No, he's usually gone when I arrive to begin my sentry-go.

    The Conan Chronicles

  • While he had summoned more of it there than was usual, more yet was perforce based throughout the sector-working out of much smaller stations than Daedalus and Icarus held-or on sentry-go through its spacelanes.

    The Game Of Empire

  • Conan saw that it was the man who had stood the first sentry-go.

    Conan of Cimmeria

  • He looked away indifferently and resumed his brisk sentry-go.

    Where Eagles Dare

  • The faithful watchman prudently preparing himself for the rigours of the West Highland night before taking his turn at sentry-go.

    When Eight Bells Toll

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