guardian


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a person who is legally responsible for the person or property of another considered by law to be incompetent to manage his or her affairs

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Across the threshold lay stretched the sleepless guardian brute, just as I had last seen him on the preceding day; apparently he had not moved a muscle; his eyes were fairly glued upon me, and I fell to wondering just what might befall me should I endeavor to escape.
The Guardian of the Gates found a pair that would just fit Dorothy and put them over her eyes.
Then the Guardian of the Gates put on his own glasses and told them he was ready to show them to the Palace.
So, when to-morrow came, I went to my guardian after breakfast, in the room that was our town-substitute for the growlery, and told him that I had it in trust to tell him something.
And to tell you the truth, guardian, I rather expected it.
My dear guardian, I believe I am the happiest creature in the world
Indeed, he sometimes showed less respect for the old woman than he should have done, considering she was his guardian.
It's my business to know who's coming, for I'm the Guardian of the Gate.
Ah; I hope his fault is as small as himself," said the Guardian of the Gate.
The Guardian unlocked a closet and took from it a white robe, which the soldier threw over Ojo.
Well, and your guardian must be brave if he is to fight well?
Then now we have a clear notion of the bodily qualities which are required in the guardian.
My guardian promised to come down, if I should write and ask him.
He would restore them to her guardian when he came down; he in his turn would restore them to the cabinet from which he had unwillingly taken them; and there, like old letters or old vows, or other records of old aspirations come to nothing, they would be disregarded, until, being valuable, they were sold into circulation again, to repeat their former round.
carrying its curse with it) from one lawless Mohammedan hand to another; and still, through all chances and changes, the successors of the three guardian priests kept their watch, waiting the day when the will of Vishnu the Preserver should restore to them their sacred gem.