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sentinel
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Macbeth
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  • —Now o’er the one half-world Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse The curtain’d sleep; now witchcraft celebrates Pale Hecate’s offerings; and wither’d murder, Alarum’d by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl’s his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin’s ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost.

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  • A sentinel watched our approach.
  • She stood sentinel outside.

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