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The Fellowship of the Ring
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sentinel
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • You cannot cross the rivers again, and behind you there are now secret sentinels that you cannot pass.
  • frail and fleeting as little leaves, under the enduring shadow of the sentinels of Numenor.
  • Under the looming cliffs they had looked like mere bushes, when seen far off from the top of the Stair; but now they towered overhead, stiff, dark, and silent, throwing deep night-shadows about their feet, standing like sentinel pillars at the end of the road.

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

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