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militia
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I have often seen the militia of Lorbrulgrud drawn out to exercise, in a great field near the city of twenty miles square.
  • All which, however happily tempered by the laws of that kingdom, have been sometimes violated by each of the three parties, and have more than once occasioned civil wars; the last whereof was happily put an end to by this prince’s grand-father, in a general composition; and the militia, then settled with common consent, has been ever since kept in the strictest duty.

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  • their troops were untrained militia
  • Congress shall have power to provide for calling forth the militia

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