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rampart
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • The rampart is covered instantly by a formidable row of enemies.
  • THE SENTINEL (from the top of the rampart): See you yon man Down there, who runs?
  • RAGUENEAU (standing on the top of his carriage, watches the battle over the edge of the ramparts): The danger’s ever greater!
  • A SENTINEL (on the rampart): ’tis a carriage!
  • LE BRET (who had gone up to pass a loaf on the end of a lance to the sentry on the rampart): De Guiche!
  • DE GUICHE (on the rampart—to the cadets—with fury): Stand fast!
  • (Followed by the cadets, he passes to the other side of the ramparts.
  • (He goes to the rampart, climbs it, and waves the scarf thrice.
  • ) DE GUICHE (appearing on the ramparts—bareheaded—with a wound on his forehead—in a voice of thunder): It is the signal!
  • (Everyone is on the rampart, staring.
  • ) CARBON DE CASTEL-JALOUX (who had disappeared behind the rampart, reappearing on the ridge): I have drawn my pikemen up in line.
  • (She takes it, and they go up toward the rampart.

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  • they stormed the ramparts of the city
  • The invaders were unable to penetrate the outer ramparts.

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