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  • the US Army Garrison in Seoul, Korea
  • American soldiers have been garrisoned in Germany since the end of the Second World War.
  • Now as they were seeking to kill him, news came to the commander of the garrison that all Jerusalem was in an uproar.
    Acts 21:31 (NKJV)
  • At that time David was in the stronghold, and the Philistine garrison was at Bethlehem.
    1 Chronicles 11:16 (NIV)

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  • It was then openly announced that hostilities must cease—Munro having signed a treaty by which the place was to be yielded to the enemy, with the morning; the garrison to retain their arms, the colors and their baggage, and, consequently, according to military opinion, their honor.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of The Mohicans
  • In any of our towns of garrison.
    Shakespeare  --  King Henry VI, Part 1
  • Since most of the Empire’s garrisons are located east of the Scholars’ Quarter, I head west.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • The following morning, just after dawn, under witness by the entire garrison, he was executed.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • I remember distinctly a boy named Miles twice peeing his pants, and, with the exception of a kid named Garrison (who I’m certain had some sort of restless leg syndrome), everyone else in the room seemed to actually enjoy the horizontal break.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • From the garrison in Boston.
    James Lincoln Collier  --  My Brother Sam is Dead

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  • It enables him to communicate with a matching transceiver upstairs, with two other anti-air batteries inside the walls of the city, and with the underground garrison command across the river mouth.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • She was going to the movies at the garrison recreation center and she wanted to know if she might take Iphigenie with her.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • LLOYD GARRISON BOSTON, May 1, 1845.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • We’re farther than the garrison will venture, but there’s still the Watch to be mindful of.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • The head of the garrison at Glogau, with ten thousand men, asks the King of Prussia what he is to do if he is summoned to surrender….
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • That is why we always keep it garrisoned, ready for use.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • But if there were more of them, some kind of Taliban garrison crawling with armed men, we were to call for a proper fighting force to fly in and take care of the problem.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • We had been allotted to one of the recently formed regiments, but were first to be sent back for equipment to the garrison, not to the reinforcement-depot, of course, but to another barracks.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • My military garrison cap was intentionally a size too big, forcing me to keep my head up, walking taller with every step.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • The garrison must help.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • His well-bred clothes had disappeared; these days he wore khaki pants supported by a garrison belt, and boots which rattled when he walked.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • Fort Kearney station, where there was a garrison, was only two miles distant; but, that once passed, the Sioux would be masters of the train between Fort Kearney and the station beyond.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • The Morrels have been shipowners from father to son; and there was a Morrel who served in the same regiment with me when I was in garrison at Valence.’
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • But the devil does not suffer himself to be easily dispossessed from a place in which he has fixed his garrison.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • He was all the more firmly set on this severity, since M. sur M., being a garrison town, opportunities for corruption abounded.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • It is a corps which has many majors; the gentleman you name is the senior, but I speak of the junior of them all; he who commands the companies in garrison at William Henry.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • Alexandre Vangeersad was a soldier and not personally acquainted with the king, but he had distinguished himself as the capable head of a garrison.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • The wives and families of the Yankee garrison, filled with curiosity about the South after four years of war, came to swell the population.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • And when you hold Anvard you sit in the very gate of Narnia, and your garrison in Anvard can be increased by little and little till it is a great host.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Horse and His Boy
  • They formed themselves into the League of the Divine Tempest and attacked an imperial garrison with swords aloft, having fasted for three days.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Anyway, the four of us were all that was necessary to beat their garrison.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • He urged me to do likewise, to misbehave, to sin with officers of the garrison.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Increased taxes, emptied garrisons, horses and oxen confiscated throughout the Empire …. It seems that Galbatorix gathers his forces in preparation to confront us, though I cannot tell whether he means to do it in offense or defense.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • As it crossed the bridge, with a slow, suspicious motion, I withdrew, and hastily rejoined my little party, which was preparing to garrison our fortress in warlike array, but with considerable trepidation, which my presence served in a measure to allay.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • While Hawat’s occupied with the Lady Jessica, we’ll divert him further with uprisings in a few garrison towns and the like.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Now the watch-towers, which had fallen into decay, were repaired, and filled with arms, and garrisoned with ceaseless vigilance.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Two Towers
  • All this stir and apprehension arose, as we afterwards found, from one poor naked man, who passed in our imagination, at present, for a Spanish garrison, a body of Frenchmen, or a crew of pirates.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • For three nights he slept with irons around his ankles in the cells of the local garrison.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • He dropped his magazine and sauntered over, thumbs hooked into his side-hitched garrison belt, fingers dangling limply toward the stuffed crotch of his pegged levis.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • His whole air was expressive of constraint and weariness, which our lieutenants of the garrison would to-day translate admirably as, "What a beastly bore!"
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • We were, indeed, the guests of the commander and his small garrison.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • But he shot game and caught fish for the garrison pot, and studied botany and the culture of citrus.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • After sixteen defeats, Colonel Aureliano Buendia left Guajira with two thousand well-armed Indians and the garrison, which was taken by surprise as it slept, abandoned Riohacha.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • For an hour after dinner every one, all the good-looking girls, the officers from the garrison, all the fashionable people of the town, walked in the street on one side of the square while the caf?
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • As a girl I lived about in garrison towns and elsewhere with my father, till I was quite flighty and unsettled.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • —I go not with thee without my comrades—all, all are thine, that garrison these walls—Thinkest thou Front-de-Boeuf will be singled out to go alone?
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • He still wore a garrison belt with a longhorn buckle.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Riding for a hundred miles through a country where every grove and hamlet had its Yankee bivouac, and into a garrisoned town—I know the very street that they rode into town upon and then out again.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • It would be a great company; for the king was leaving only a small garrison in the Burg, and all who could be spared were riding to the weapontake at Edoras.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • When I had been there a little longer, and had seen this phase of crystal clearness followed by long stretches of sunless cold; when the storms of February had pitched their white tents about the. devoted village and the wild cavalry of March winds had charged down to their support; I began to understand why Starkfield emerged from its six months’ siege like a starved garrison capitulating without quarter.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
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