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The Return of the King
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sentinel
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The Return of the King
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  • Then they went on through the Citadel gate, where the sentinel stared at them in wonder and dismay as they passed by.
  • The sentinel hailed him as he went by, and he recognized the voice of Beregond.
  • They dismounted, and as grooms took Shadowfax and the other horse, they walked forward to the sentinel at the gate: Gandalf steadily, his grey cloak flung back, and a fire still smouldering in his eyes; the other, clad all in green, slowly, swaying a little as a weary or a wounded man.
  • For a while the travellers sat where once the old gates of Isengard had stood, and there were now two tall trees like sentinels at the beginning of a green-bordered path that ran towards Orthanc; and they looked in wonder at the work that had been done, but no living thing could they see far or near.

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

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