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a group of men who escort and protect some important person

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Such was the envelope and the voice of the fanatical soul belonging to the Grand-master of Ceremonies and Captain General of the Bodyguard at the Headquarters of the Legitimist Court, now detached on a special mission.
Arakcheev was a faithful custodian to enforce order and acted as the sovereign's bodyguard.
We will now hold a military drill by my picked Bodyguard of Royal Pikemen.
I should think you'd feel pretty safe with such a fine Bodyguard," remarked Dorothy.
The first sight that met his eyes set the red haze of hate and bloodlust across his vision, for there, crucified against the wall of the living-room, was Wasimbu, giant son of the faithful Muviro and for over a year the personal bodyguard of Lady Jane.
Men of this strong fibre are needed to form the conquerors of nature and the bodyguard of truth.
He could not help but think of the preceding nights, and of her sleeping in the hammock on the veranda, under mosquito curtains, her bodyguard of Tahitian sailors stretched out at the far corner of the veranda within call.
With the Queen of Merryland were four wooden soldiers, two stalking ahead of her with much dignity and two following behind, like a royal bodyguard.
But at last the Bitch, protected by the bodyguard of her Whelps, who had now grown up and were able to defend themselves, asserted her exclusive right to the place and would not permit the shepherd to approach.
Then comes the famous request for a bodyguard, which is the device of all those who have got thus far in their tyrannical career--`Let not the people's friend,' as they say, `be lost to them.
He will rob the citizens of their slaves; he will then set them free and enrol them in his bodyguard.
I've a new bodyguard, Marya Vlasyevna,"-- this was the midwife, a new and important personage in Levin's domestic life.
And it was as of a woman that he thought of her - the specially choice incarnation of the feminine, wherein is recruited the tender, ingenuous, and fierce bodyguard for all sorts of men who talk under the influence of an emotion, true or fraudulent; for preachers, seers, prophets, or reformers.
Pott's person was a bodyguard of one, a young lady whose ostensible employment was to preside over her toilet, but who rendered herself useful in a variety of ways, and in none more so than in the particular department of constantly aiding and abetting her mistress in every wish and inclination opposed to the desires of the unhappy Pott.
exclaimed the bodyguard, kneeling frantically by the side of the prostrate Mrs.