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sentry
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • I was carried to a convenient lodging with a sentry placed at the door; however, I had the liberty of a large garden, and was treated with humanity enough, being maintained all the time at the king’s charge.
  • This they made me swear to do, and then they unbound me, only fastening one of my legs with a chain, near my bed, and placed a sentry at my door with his piece charged, who was commanded to shoot me dead if I attempted my liberty.

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  • She successfully bluffed her way past the sentry.
  • The sentry was killed without a sound.

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