School crossing guards offer better protection.
The palace contains no moat, or armed guards, nor do I detect any sophisticated security system.
He motioned for the guards to take her down another corridor, and she went.
If you try to escape, a dozen guards will cut you down before you reach the city wall.
She had now come to Petersburg to procure an appointment in the Guards for her only son.
Post six guards in this hallway.
Her guards changed every eight hours, and this one would.ve started his shift at midnight.
The general signaled the three guards over and pulled her out of the way.
She reached the command hub to find the general pacing in front while three guards waited a short distance from him.
Rissa, Sirian, and the guards headed toward the sparring men.
"Can you imagine it?" and he began describing how the Guards, having taken up their position and seeing troops before them, thought they were Austrians, and all at once discovered from the cannon balls discharged by those troops that they were themselves in the front line and had unexpectedly to go into action.
He glanced at the demon guards in the corner and motioned for them to leave.
"Ikira, I am a Watcher, one of those who guards the Guardians," he said with another of his warm smiles.
I.ll post two Immortal guards to ensure he doesn.t do anything stupid.
Her eyes fell to the awaiting guards, most of whom wouldn't survive the night.
Yeah. Take her back and post guards everywhere you can.
It has no border guards, only a sign identifying when one has entered Liechtenstein.
Black-clad guards roamed the internal perimeter while others manned the walls of the compound.
Two well-armed guards stood outside the gate, flanking the slender fed in a blue medical uniform.
Beyond the fencing was a second massive gate, where more guards awaited.
One of the two guards pulled the heavy door open.
His guards lay dead in the hallway before his door, and she leapt over their bodies, shoving the door to his apartments open.
Good. We're bringing all the souls to this one and sending everyone but five guards to the Ancient Tamer.
"Whatever Darkyn is planning, it has to do with Rhyn. He let us go. There were no guards when Rhyn came for me and no demons to stop us," Kiki mused.
Hardly had the Horse Guards passed Rostov before he heard them shout, "Hurrah!" and looking back saw that their foremost ranks were mixed up with some foreign cavalry with red epaulets, probably French.
At that moment, as the Horse Guards, having passed him, disappeared in the smoke, Rostov hesitated whether to gallop after them or to go where he was sent.
This was the brilliant charge of the Horse Guards that amazed the French themselves.
Passing behind one of the lines of a regiment of Foot Guards he heard a voice calling him by name.
Having passed the Guards and traversed an empty space, Rostov, to avoid again getting in front of the first line as he had done when the Horse Guards charged, followed the line of reserves, going far round the place where the hottest musket fire and cannonade were heard.
They say this one is the commander of all the Emperor Alexander's Guards, said the first one, indicating a Russian officer in the white uniform of the Horse Guards.
"You are the commander of the Emperor Alexander's regiment of Horse Guards?" asked Napoleon.
The Emperor rode to the square where, facing one another, a battalion of the Preobrazhensk regiment stood on the right and a battalion of the French Guards in their bearskin caps on the left.
The Preobrazhensk battalion, breaking rank, mingled with the French Guards and sat down at the tables prepared for them.
"Have you heard the password?" asked one Guards' officer of another.
In 1809 he was a captain in the Guards, wore medals, and held some special lucrative posts in Petersburg.
"That is Bezukhova's brother, Anatole Kuragin," she said, indicating a handsome officer of the Horse Guards who passed by them with head erect, looking at something over the heads of the ladies.
Of a fourth opinion the most conspicuous representative was the Tsarevich, who could not forget his disillusionment at Austerlitz, where he had ridden out at the head of the Guards, in his casque and cavalry uniform as to a review, expecting to crush the French gallantly; but unexpectedly finding himself in the front line had narrowly escaped amid the general confusion.
On the march from Vyazma to Tsarevo-Zaymishche he rode his light bay bobtailed ambler accompanied by his Guards, his bodyguard, his pages, and aides-de-camp.
Two valets rapidly dressed His Majesty, and wearing the blue uniform of the Guards he went with firm quick steps to the reception room.
When Napoleon came out of the tent the shouting of the Guards before his son's portrait grew still louder.
24 guns of the artillery of the Guards 30 guns of Campan's division
But the Guards, Rapp, the Guards are intact? he remarked interrogatively.
Near by, the campfires were dimly burning among the French Guards, and in the distance those of the Russian line shone through the smoke.
The adjutant galloped to Claparede's division and a few minutes later the Young Guards stationed behind the knoll moved forward.
I should have demanded the freedom of all navigable rivers for everybody, that the seas should be common to all, and that the great standing armies should be reduced henceforth to mere guards for the sovereigns.
To speak of what would have happened had Napoleon sent his Guards is like talking of what would happen if autumn became spring.
Napoleon did not give his Guards, not because he did not want to, but because it could not be done.
If you please, could not guards be placed if only to let us close the shop....
In view of all this information, when the enemy has scattered his forces in large detachments, and with Napoleon and his Guards in Moscow, is it possible that the enemy's forces confronting you are so considerable as not to allow of your taking the offensive?
A young officer of the Horse Guards, Kutuzov's orderly, pleased at the importance of the mission entrusted to him, went to Ermolov's quarters.
The officer of the Horse Guards went to a general with whom Ermolov was often to be found.
"You think he went off just by chance?" said a comrade, who was on the staff that evening, to the officer of the Horse Guards, referring to Ermolov.
If not, the Guards will not so much as see a little smoke.
Craftsmen and industrious artisans, return to your work, your houses, your shops, where the protection of guards awaits you!
Thirty thousand devils!... the convoy guards began cursing and the French soldiers, with fresh virulence, drove away with their swords the crowd of prisoners who were gazing at the dead man.
Some Cossacks of Dokhturov's detachment reported having sighted the French Guards marching along the road to Borovsk.
From Moscow to Vyazma the French army of seventy-three thousand men not reckoning the Guards (who did nothing during the whole war but pillage) was reduced to thirty-six thousand, though not more than five thousand had fallen in battle.
The man who ten years before and a year later was considered an outlawed brigand is sent to an island two days' sail from France, which for some reason is presented to him as his dominion, and guards are given to him and millions of money are paid him.
And Napoleon, shedding tears before his Old Guards, renounced the throne and went into exile.
The guards have shot another dozen people around the perimeters, and our sensors indicate there is a small camp of some sort housing over a hundred survivors nearby and another one with several hundred at the bottom of the mountain, she said.
The Horse Guards were galloping, but still holding in their horses.
"Guards!" he called to the demons waiting outside the door.
Two more vamps assigned as Jonny's guards stood on either side of the door to his personal chambers.
He quipped, "So this is what it's like to have body guards."
During exercises, the government's premier contingency operations compound in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee was populated only by maintenance crews and a few relaxed guards.
The gate guards were doubled, armed and wearing tactical gear, the perimeter lit by intense floodlights.
The guards prepared their laser weaponry and waited.
The guards lowered their weapons.
"We'll have to post guards with the security system inoperable," General Greene muttered as he stepped through the hole in the door.
Within the hour, guards returned with a sheet of heavy metal to brace the disabled door.
The sector specialists were busy at their workstations while two guards loitered outside the damaged entrance.
We're doubling the guards.
Brady posted two of his most trusted soldiers as guards and geared up for the mission to the Peak.
While Brady knew Lana was too afraid to leave his tent even if it wasn't guarded, he'd had to order Elise chained to a tree within view of four guards.
Brady strode out and motioned to one of the guards.
Her guards are gone, which means they're off tracking demons. Death is unpredictable, but if I were to guess, she's somewhere in the underworld.
The guards on the fortress walls had bunched together to watch and draw poison- tipped arrows.
He ignored the senses warning him of the guards drawing near and instead smoothed dark hair from her face and listened for her breathing.
One of the guards studied a barbed dagger before placing all his weapons in a small sack.
The guards escorted him to a large hold at the center of the city.
"It is my decision," Silver-hair said, and motioned to the guards.
He launched himself at the man, only to have four guards tackle him.
Several burly guards bowed to Sirian and Rissa and trailed them into the street.
His shoulders hunched instinctively as he felt the eyes of the guards atop the walls on him.
Sirian partnered with Rissa while the guards fanned out around them, one alert while the other four paired up to spar.
The guards around the two glanced at the older man with visible unease.
Aside from the dark moods of Rissa and Sirian, Taran sensed nervousness in the guards.
He maneuvered past the two trailing guards and slowed his horse behind Sirian.
Her guards watched in surprise as Sirian and his horse disappeared around the bend.
Three guards surrounded Rissa, whose writhing, squealing horse was as much of a menace to her as the attackers flooding from the forest.
She struggled to mount behind one of the guards shielding her, when an attacker's blow landed solidly against his horse's flank.
He knew without looking the remaining guards were doomed or dead.
Guards drew arrows back at their approach, and Rissa roused herself.
Taran remained in the hall and paced as he studied the guards.
"I can't imagine Rissa's guards last long," Taran said.
Our guards die, and he does nothing!
If the lowly guards knew a member of her clan must be on the throne for the Springs to heal, who else did?
Her advisor did not believe what the guards believed, that only a member of her clan could make the Springs heal people.
Rissa waited until she was out of sight of the two guards before breaking into a trot.
There were unmistakable signs of hastened activity: guards lined up to draw horses from the stables while several more hurried from their posts atop a wall to the area near Sirian.
One of the guards at the mouth of the cage strode in with a torch, illuminating the dead bodies surrounding her.
She followed as far as she dared, until she drew the wary looks of the remaining guards.
Sami was led into the center of the tiny arena, and the guards moved away.
There was one exit at the far end of the arena opposite the warlord's party marked by torches, with no guards she could see.
Adrenaline made her shake harder, and she prepared herself to fight, understanding the warnings of her dead guards.
Two guards pushed a large boulder near the rear of the stables to reveal a black hole in the ground.
One of the guards shouted when he saw her, and she saw the small door abutting the closed gates open.
She made her way deliberately across the field littered with traps and pits until she reached the small entrance and the waiting guards.
One of the guards draped his cloak around her.
Guards hung back in a loose perimeter around him, but they had thus far not challenged him.
He paused beside one of the guards.
Hilden had greeted her at the walls and escorted her to the center of the city lest she be challenged by patrolling guards.
He approached, stopping when he sensed the guards bunching closer.
She turned to address the guards.
He had heard nothing of or from Sirian, and the guards on the walls revealed nothing of any threat.
We've tripled the guards atop them and gathered the people into the center of the city.
"Take two guards with you," he relented at last.
Accompanied by two guards, she mounted her favorite bay horse and pounded through familiar roads and intersections to the southern wall., The chill of the ocean crept into its walls.
The leaders of his armies, his harem with their bruised faces and arms, and his guards stared at her with increasing intensity.
The guards hauled her to her feet and through the hold.
The guards led her into the streets and behind the hold.
The guards and their weapons were doubled.
The guards were grim this night, their faces creased with worry.
The moon reached its peak before he'd finished inspecting the walls and greeting its guards.
True to his word, Hilden had posted two guards around the Springs and the barrel.
Taran lowered the bow, ignoring the stunned look on the faces of the wall guards on either side of him.
"Move…move it!" he shouted to the two guards, motioning to the barrel.
The two guards and Rissa's body were gone.
Generally there is, if possible, a water-supply in the vicinity; sometimes a nuraghe guards a spring, or there may be a well in the nuraghe itself.
In prison she won the affections of the guards, and was allowed the privilege of writing materials and the occasional visits of devoted friends.
The name is generally applied not only to the order of Ku Klux Klan, but to other similar societies that existed at the same time, such as the Knights of the White Camelia, a larger order than the Klan; the White Brotherhood; the White League; Pale Faces; Constitutional Union Guards; Black Cavalry; White Rose; The '76 Association; and hundreds of smaller societies that sprang up in the South after the Civil War.
degree in 1743, and as chaplain to the 3rd regiment of foot guards he was at the battle of Fontenoy, 1745.
On the 10th of August George Fox met him riding at the head of his guards in the park at Hampton Court, but declared "he looked like a dead man."
On the 29th of September Cardinal Ant onelli further apprised Baron Blanc that he was about to issue drafts for the monthly payment of the 50,000 crowns inscribed in the pontifical budget for the maintenance of the pope, the Sacred College, the apostolic palaces and the papal guards.
Royal honors were attributed to the pope (Article 3), who was ftirther guaranteed the same precedence as that accorded to him by other Catholic sovereigns, and the right to maintain his Noble and Swiss guards.
The total population of the settlement, consisting of convicts, their guards, the supervising, clerical and departmental staff, with the families of the latter, also a certain number of ex-convicts and trading settlers and their families, numbered 16,106.
The French term "quillon," apparently formed from quille, ninepin, is applied to the projecting arms or cross guards of the hilt of a sword.
The writer " evinces a warm regard for the priestly tribe; he guards its privileges (xviii.
Constantius then made extensive preparations to ensure the reconquest of Britain, but before they were completed Carausius was murdered by Allectus, his praefect of the guards (Aurelius Victor, Caesares, 39; Eutropius ix.
In 1685 Peter the Great took refuge here from the revolted streltzi, or Muscovite military guards.
It is nevertheless certain that during the first half of 1794 he was very strictly secluded; he had no special guardian, but was under the charge of guards changed from day to day.
When, however, Lord North became premier in 1770, Conway resigned from the cabinet and was appointed to the command of the royal regiment of horse guards; and in 1772 he became governor of Jersey, the island being twice invaded by the French during his tenure of command.
He was educated at the Moscow University, and in 1755 entered the "Reiter" of the Horse Guards.
In 1768 he quitted the Guards and was attached to the court as a Kammerherr, but in 1769 he volunteered for the Turkish War and distinguished himself at Khotin, Focshani and Larga, besides routing the Turks at Olta.
In that year he was made an adjutant-general, lieutenant-colonel of the Preobrazhensky Guards, a member of the council of state, and, in the words of a foreign contemporary diplomatist, "the most influential personage in Russia."
In 1875, at Taunton, special prizes were awarded for onehorse and two-horse mowing-machines, hay-making machines, horse-rakes (self-acting and not self-acting), guards to the drums of threshing-machines, and combined guards and feeders to the drums of threshing-machines.
The result was the massing of some 30,000 National Guards to coerce the Convention.
On his first entry into Milan (15th of May 1796) he received a rapturous welcome as the liberator of Italy from the Austrian yoke; but the instructions of the Directory allowed him at the outset to do little more than effect the organization of consultative committees and national guards in the chief towns of Lombardy.
7 their military guards, arrested several deputies and seized Barthelemy in his bed.
He placed himself at the disposal of the military authorities and was sent to France as a major in the Grenadier Guards.
Through the influence of these generals he became a captain of the guards, and was later raised to the rank of tribune and senator.
Then one or two tactical blunders were committed; and the tsar, taking courage, enveloped the little band in a vast semicircle bristling with the most modern guns, which fired five times to the Swedes' once, and swept away the guards before they could draw their swords.
Alp Arslan, the most skilful archer of his day, motioned to his guards not to interfere and drew his bow, but his foot slipped, the arrow glanced aside and he received the assassin's dagger in his breast.
He was educated for the army, and entered the artillery of the Guards as an officer in 1860, but a malady of the knee, which crippled him, forced him to quit the service in 1865.
It was kept in great state, and surrounded by a numerous train of officers and guards: when it fawned upon them it was supposed to be pleased with their proceedings; when it growled, it disapproved of the manner in which their government was conducted.
The cause of the final breach was said to have been the refusal of her request to be appointed colonel of the imperial guards.
The line faced generally south-west towards the city, the reserve division under Major-General (Sir) John Moore on the right, the Guards brigade in the centre, and three other brigades on the left.
The attack on the centre was repulsed by the cool and steady fire of the Guards, and the left wing maintained its position with ease, but the French cavalry for the second time came to close quarters with the reserve.
The myriads of the angelic hosts who people this world are divided into ten ranks, answering to the ten Sephiroth, and each one of these numerous angels is set over a different part of the universe, and derives his name from the heavenly body or element which he guards (Zohar, i.
the psychic moment had come, and Napoleon launched his guards and the cavalry to complete the victory and initiate the pursuit.
Nevertheless by mid=day their strength was well-nigh exhausted, whilst the Prussian reserve, eighteen battalions of guards under Kalckreuth, stood intact and ready to engage.
Meanwhile rumours from the battle-field at Jena, magnified as usual, began to reach the staff, and these may possibly have influenced Kalckreuth, for when appealed to to attack with his eighteen battalions and win the day, he declined to move without the direct order of the commander-in-chief to do so, alleging that it was the duty of a reserve to cover the retreat and he considered himself personally responsible to the king for the guards entrusted to his care.
During the night Augereau and the Guards had arrived, and Ney and Davout were expected on either flank in the forenoon.
ordered Soult and Augereau on the left and right respectively to assail the enemy, Murat and the Guards remaining in the centre as reserve.
corps (Mortier), the Guards and the reserve cavalry followed as main body.
This order, however, appears only to have been obeyed by the Guards, with whom henceforward the emperor marched.
On the 8th of December Murat reached Vilna, whilst Ney with about 400 men and Wrede with 2000 Bavarians still formed the rearguard; but it was quite impossible to carry out Napoleon's instructions to go into winter quarters about the town, so that the retreat was resumed on the 10th and ultimately Konigsberg was attained on the 9th of December by Murat with 400 Guards and 600 Guard cavalry dismounted.
Marmont and Mortier with what troops they could rally took up a position on Montmartre heights to oppose them, but seeing further resistance to be hopeless they gave way on the 31st of March, just as Napoleon, with the wreck of the Guards and a mere handful of other detachments, was hurrying across the rear of the Austrians towards Fontainebleau to join them.
In the battle of Toulouse the French numbered about 40,000 (exclusive of the local National Guards) with 80 guns; the Allies under 52,000 with 64 of guns.
While still in her teens, she made a lover of Alexius Shubin, a sergeant in the Semenovsky Guards, and after his banishment to Siberia, minus his tongue, by order of the empress Anne, consoled herself with a handsome young Cossack, Alexius Razumovski, who, there is good reason to believe, subsequently became her husband.
At midnight on the 6th of December 1741, with a few personal friends, including her physician, Armand Lestocq, her chamberlain, Michael Ilarionvich Vorontsov, her future husband, Alexius Razumovski, and Alexander and Peter Shuvalov, two of the gentlemen of her household, she drove to the barracks of the Preobrazhensky Guards, enlisted their sympathies by a stirring speech, and led them to the Winter Palace, where the regent was reposing in absolute security.
Moscow imperial guards) to garrison forts, (4) of yamshiks - a special organization of Old Russia entrusted with the maintenance of horses for postal communication, and finally (5) of convicts.
1, c. 16, guards the rights of an innocent successor in certain cases.
Such were various procuratorships; 'the prefectures of the corn supply, of the fleet, of the watch, of the praetorian guards; the governorships of recently acquired provinces (Egypt, Noricum), the others being reserved for senators.
He accompanied the expeditionary force to Egypt in 1882, and commanded the Guards brigade at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir.
As it approaches the Atlantic, the Orange, in its efforts to pierce the mountain barrier which guards the coast, is deflected north and then south, making a loop of fully 90 m., of which the two ends are but 38 m.
On the afternoon of the 26th the advance guards of the I.
The Guards Memorial, Waterloo Place, commemorates the foot guards who died in the Crifnea.
Nabonidus was dragged out of his hiding-place, and Kurdish guards were placed at the gates of the great temple of Bel, where the services continued without intermission.
After the "Chevalier Guards" had been routed by Marshal Bessieres and the Guard cavalry, the allies had no more hope of victory; orders had already been sent to Buxhbwden, who commanded the three columns engaged against Davout, to retreat on Austerlitz.
This chisel is passed into an iron pencil having at the end guards, between which the point of the chisel projects, so that it is impossible for the user to cut beyond a certain depth.
In spite of strong personal opinions to the contrary, he accepted the Triennial Act (1694), the vote reducing the army to io,000 men (1697), the vote disbanding his favourite Dutch Guards (1699) and even (November 1699) a bill re- scinding the grants of forfeited Irish estates, which he had made to his favourites.
When hostilities became inevitable, acting in conjunction with Captain (later General) Nathaniel Lyon, he suddenly transferred the arms in the Federal arsenal at St Louis to Alton, Illinois, and a few days later (May ro, 1861) surrounded and captured a force of state guards which had been stationed at Camp Jackson in the suburbs of St Louis with the intention of seizing the arsenal.
He was a senator, and had filled various civil and military posts before he was appointed prefect of the praetorian guards by the emperor Probus, after whose murder at Sirmium he was proclaimed emperor by the soldiers.
He was educated at Eton and Sandhurst, obtained a commission in the Coldstream Guards in 1883, and served through the Suakin campaign of 1885.
Percy Lyulph Wyndham, who followed his father in the Coldstream Guards, was married in 1913, a few weeks before his father's death, and was killed in action in France on Sept.
Louis de Bosredon, the captain of her guards, was executed for complicity in her excesses; and Isabella herself was imprisoned at Blois and afterwards at Tours (1417).
Beyond the guards for the defence of the various castles, there is nothing like a standing army.
The Saxons were on the left rear of the 1st brigade, but took longer to recover themselves than the Guards.
Corps the action still dragged; the 3rd brigade of the Guards had become involved in the fight, and notwithstanding the arrival of the corps artillery of the III.
He therefore decided to assault St Privat with all the Guards available, and called up the III., X.
The 4th brigade of the Guards now received their orders to attack Jerusalem (a hamlet a little south of St Privat), and the 1st division was ordered to assault St Privat itself.
The 6th Corps only was severely shaken, the 4th (the best in the whole army), though it had fought hard twice within fortyeight hours, losing nearly 30% of its strength, was still well in hand, and the 3rd, 2nd and Imperial Guards were almost intact.
in line, 3rd and Guards Div.
Corps (3rd and Guards Div.
On the left the Guards, despite heavy losses from flanking fire against their left, owing to the fact that the XVII.
east of the barracks, while the Pirbright ranges, alongside those of the National Rifle Association at Bisley, are utilized by the Household Cavalry and Guards, who are encamped there in succession.
The constitutional changes of Diocletian and Constantine extended still further the power of the praefect, in whom, after the disbanding of the guards and the removal from Rome of the highest officials, the whole military, administrative and judicial powers were centred.
Under the empire the praetorians or imperial guards were commanded by one, two, or even three praefects (praefecti praetorio), who were chosen by the emperor from among the knights and held office at his pleasure.
Down to the time of Constantine, who deprived the office of its military character, the prefecture of the guards was regularly held by tried soldiers, often by men who had fought their way up from the ranks.
This force was the only body of troops in Rome (save a few cohortes urbanae, a fire brigade, and some non-Roman personal guards of the emperor), or, indeed, anywhere near the capital.
The old Spanish edifices were very solidly constructed of stone, and private residences were provided with iron gates and window guards strong enough to withstand an ordinary assault.
the end of the barrel renders it peculiarly liable to injury, and in some rifles therefore it is provided with guards or ears; these, however, have the disadvantage that more or less of the light that would otherwise light up the sight is intercepted by the guards.
The fore-sight of the British service " short " Lee-Enfield (1903) has guards and also a lateral adjustment of the barleycorn.
Shortly afterwards (about 7 P.M.) Wellington received further reinforcements (Cooke's division of the British Guards), which brought his force up to 33,000 against Ney's 22,000 men.
Wellington occupied Hougoumont in strength, chiefly with detachments of the British Guards; and he also placed a garrison of the K.G.L.
Delivered in three echelons, these final attacks were repulsed, the first echelon by Colin Halkett's British Brigade, a Dutch-Belgian battery, and a brigade of Chasse's Dutch-Belgian division; the second and third echelons by the Guards, the 52nd, and the Royal Artillery.
To the guards and patrols of the Manchurian railway and the garrisons of Port Arthur and Vladivostok, 80,000 in all, Japan could, in consequence of her recruiting law of 1896, oppose a first-line army of some 270,000 trained men.
Religious considerations arising out of the attitude of the government towards the " German Catholics," and a new constitution for the Protestant Church, began to mingle with purely political questions, and Prince John, as the supposed head of the Jesuit party, was insulted at a review of the communal guards at Leipzig in 1845.
Nell Gwyn, who sold oranges in the precincts of Drury Lane Theatre, passed, at the age of fifteen, to the boards, through the influence of the actor Charles Hart and of Robert Duncan or Dungan, an officer of the guards who had interest with the management.
The praetorian guards had keenly resented the murder of their patron Domitian, and now, at the instigation of one of their two prefects, Casperius Aelianus, whom Nerva had retained in office, they imperiously demanded the execution of Domitian's murderers.
After the murder of Tiberius by Naevius Sertorius Macro, the prefect of the praetorian guards, which was probably due to his instigation, Caligula ascended the throne amidst the rejoicings of the people.
She went even further than this attempt to conciliate Irish feeling, and to show her recognition of the gallantry of the Irish soldiers she issued an order for them to wear the shamrock on St Patrick's Day, and for a new regiment of Irish Guards to be constituted.
of France, made him by brevet physician to his guards with 2000 livres a year and allowances.
There are certain local forces outside the regular army - militia in some of the large towns, native infantry in Madura, and guards of some of the vassal princes.
After the third partition the estates of the Czartoryskis were confiscated, and in May 1795 Adam and his younger brother Constantine were summoned to St Petersburg; later in the year they were commanded to enter the Russian service, Adam becoming an officer in the horse, and Constantine in the foot guards.
Arakcheev remorselessly applied the iron Gatchina discipline to the whole of the imperial forces, beginning with the Guards.
Guards purged the Convention of the Girondists.
Between the sansculottes, who tried to force him to place himself at their head, and the national guards, who maltreated him, he was nearly done to death.
He had as a nucleus but few regular troops, but the energy of the military and civil authorities enabled his force to be augmented by national guards, &c., to 17,600 men.
In the meanwhile typhus and smallpox had broken out amongst the French, many of the national guards were impatient of control, and the German trenches, in spite of difficulties of ground and weather, made steady progress towards the Perches.
The Convention also sent representatives on mission into Vendee to effect the purging of the municipalities, the reorganization of the national guards in the republican towns, and the active prosecution of the revolutionary propaganda.
24 the cherubim are the guards of Paradise; Ezek.
Brigandage was formerly so common that travel without an armed escort was extremely dangerous; under President Diaz, however, not only has such lawlessness been repressed but the brigands themselves have been given regular employment as rural guards under the government.
But the rashness of the emperor's brother Titianus and of Proculus, prefect of the praetorian guards, added to Otho's feverish impatience, overruled all opposition, and an immediate advance was decided upon, Otho himself remaining behind with a considerable reserve force at Brixellum, on the southern bank of the Po.
In the Avesta Sraosha is the angel that guards the world at night from demons, and is styled "the righteous" or "the strong."
In 1774 he became an ensign in the guards, but his frivolity provoked the displeasure of Gustavus III.
He was the son of General James Lindsay of Balcarres, but took the additional surname of Loyd in 1858 on marrying the heiress of Lord Overstone, the banker; he fought with his regiment the Scots Fusilier Guards in the Crimea and won the V.C., retiring as lieutenant-colonel.
His ordinary life was that of an officer of the Guards, modified by the ceremonial duties incumbent on him as heir to the throne.
The guards and all the workmen procurable were driven, forthwith, in bands, to all the places among the forests of the Don to fell timber and work day and night, turning out scores of vessels of all kinds.
A Protection Society guards the preservation of the natural beauty and interests of the Heath.
From the main gate, which was defended by a tower, a strong passage led between the outer wall and an inner one to an inner gate, thence to a propylaeum or double porch, with two wooden columns on each side, adjoining which were chambers for guards.
This put the caliphs fatally at the mercy of their guards.
It has naturally been said that she organized the mutiny from the first, and some plausibility is conferred on this belief by the fact that the guards were manipulated by the four Orlov brothers.
In 1618 Prince Maurice set out on a sort of pacific campaign, disbanding the civic guards in the various cities of Guelders, Holland and Zeeland, and occupying the places with troops on whom he could rely.
On his return to: England he was made K.G., colonel of the 3rd troop of horse guards (Royal Horse Guards Blue) and governor of Portsmouth, but soon afterwards the revolution forced him to flee to France.
On his return to Sweden, however, Sprengtporten was received with the greatest distinction and made a lieutenant-general and colonel of the guards.
Sprengtporten had insulted the guards by giving precedence over them at a court-martial to some officers of his own dragoons.
The guards complained to the king, who, after consulting with the senate, mildly remonstrated with Sprengtporten by letter.
He is named Digenes (of double birth) as the son of a Moslem father and a Christian mother; Acritas (tiKpa, frontier, boundary), as one of the frontier guards of the empire, corresponding to the Roman milites limitanei.
The quarter extends to the strong moated citadel, which guards the harbour on the north-east.
The intelligence of these events in the capital soon spread through the provinces; and in most of the large towns similar scenes were enacted, beginning with plunderings and outrages, followed by the institution of burgher guards for the maintenance of peace.
If Ulpian is identical with the famous jurist, the Deipnosophistae must have been written after his death (228); but the jurist was murdered by the praetorian guards, whereas Ulpian in Athenaeus dies a natural death.
Soon after it becomes French the river rushes furiously through a deep gorge, being imprisoned on the north by the Credo and on the south by the Vuache, while the great fortress of 1'Ecluse guards this entrance into France.
But there is a break in these hills - a gate, as it were, to the great high road between Herat and India; and it is this gate which the fortress of Kandahar so effectually guards, and to which it owes its strategic importance.
In 1772 he became first lieutenant of the Swiss guards of the count of Provence (afterwards Louis XVIII.).
guards, the Hungarian crown guards, the gendarmerie, &c. The numbers of the Landsturm and the war strength of the whole armed forces are not published.
Committees of students and national guards were formed; on the 13th of May a Central Committee was established; and on the 15th a fresh insurrection broke out, as a result of which the government once more yielded, recognizing the Central Committee, admitting the right of the National Guard to take an active part in politics, and promising the convocation of a National Convention on the basis of a single chamber elected by universal suffrage.
One of his brigades, the Heavy (4th and 5th Dragoon Guards, 1st, 2nd and 6th Dragoons) under Brigadier-General J.
The attack was impeded at first by obstacles of ground, but in the melee the weight of the British troopers gradually broke up the enemy, and the charge of the 4th Dragoon Guards, delivered against the flank of the Russian mass, was decisive.
On the 31St March 1883, ten weeks after the arrival of the first draft of recruits, about 5600 men went through the ceremonial parade movements as practised by the British guards in Hyde Park, with unusual precision.
At night the troops, now reinforced by the Guards Brigade, an infantry battalion, 2 cavalry regiments and 10 guns, bivouacked on the ground.
On the 15th General Sir Garnet Wolseley, with the brigade of Guards under H.R.H.
Graham, with two battalions of Guards and a battery of horse artillery, started for Tofrik, but returned on being assured that reinforcements were not required.
Lyttelton (1st Northumberlands and Grenadier Guards, 2nd Lancashire and Rifle Brigade); Egyptian division, under Major-General Hunter, consisting of four brigades, commanded by Colonels MacDonald, Maxwell, Lewis and, Collinson; mounted troops2Ist Lancers, camel corps, and Egyptian cavalry; artillery, under Colonel Long, 2 British batteries, 5 Egyptian batteries, and 20 machine guns; detachment of Royal Engineers.
The same afternoon the guards in the streets and on the ramparts were doubled; on the following morning the gates of the city were closed, powder and bullets were distributed among the city train-bands, who were bidden to be in readiness when the alarm bell called them, and cavalry was massed on the environs of the city.
17) governor of Paris and commander-inchief of all the forces destined for the defence of the capital, including some 120,000 regular troops, 80,000 mobiles, and 330,000 National Guards.
A captaincy in the Life Guards was given him, and in 1670, on the death of Monk, he was made captain-general of the king's forces.
The Bannockburn was choked with the fallen, and it was only by hard spurring that Edward and his guards reached Dunbar, whence he sailed to Berwick.
On his assurances the lords, expecting an amnesty, withdrew their guards from the palace and next day found that the bird had flown to the strong castle of Dunbar.
D'Aubigny allied himself with Knox's brother-in-law, James Stewart of the house of Ochiltree, captain of the King's Guards, an able, handsome, learned, but rapacious man.
The British troops on or near the ground were the 2nd Division, 3000, encamped on the ridge; Codrington's brigade of the Light Division, 1400, on the slopes west of the Careenage Ravine; and the Guards' brigade, 1350, about 4 m.
Pennefather had been reinforced by the Guards' brigade and a few smaller units.
The right wing was defended by some 700 men of the 2nd Division, who were reinforced by 1300 of the Guards.
An order was despatched for his removal to the extreme desert of Pityus; and his guards so faithfully obeyed their instructions that, before he reached the sea-coast of the Euxine, he expired at Comana in Pontus, in the year 407.
In 62 he was promoted to the prefecture of the praetorian guards.
ALEXANDER IVANOVICH BARYATINSKY, Prince (1814-1879),Russian soldier and governor of the Caucasus, was privately educated, entered the school of the ensigns of the Guard in his seventeenth year and, on the 8th of November 1833, received his commission of cornet in the Life Guards of the cesarevich Alexander.
The senate, the privy council and the guards took the oath of allegiance forthwith.
At the age of seventeen he became an officer of the Guards.
The gathering of this force inspired Hogarth's famous picture, the "March of the Guards to Finchley."
On pretence of conferring with him on important business of state, Mansur induced him, in spite of the warnings of his best general, Abu Nasr, to come to Madam (Ctesiphon), and in the most perfidious manner caused him to be murdered by his guards.
But a more difficult problem was the payment of the Turkish, Persian and African guards, which was said to have amounted in A.H.
ottagi billah (" he who guards himself by God").
was echeloned forward in the Soglio d'Aspio salient, and a group of Customs Guards battalions held the edge of the Val d'Astico.
In all Pecori-Giraldi had at his immediate disposal 130 regular battalions, even battalions of Customs Guards and 45 battalions of territorial Militia, the latter at very low strength and of small fighting value.
In 1888 he obtained a commission in the 1st Royal Dragoon Guards.
He tells how, as he passed the city gates, he heard the guards muttering Sarakinu.
Corps had now been attached, was coming back steadily, though Boroevic's advance guards were giving little peace to its covering troops.
Arrius Aper, praefect of the praetorian guards, his father-in-law, who was suspected of having murdered him, was slain by Diocletian, whom the soldiers had already proclaimed his successor.
In December 1741, Elizabeth, daughter of Peter the Great, who, from her habits, was a favourite with the soldiers, excited the guards to revolt, overcame the slight opposition that was offered, and was proclaimed empress.
Nero dismissed her guards, and placed her in a sort of honourable confinement (Tac. Ann.
Their place was filled by Poppaea, and the infamous Tigellinus, whose sympathy with Nero's sensual tastes had gained him the command of the praetorian guards in succession to Burrus.
Early in 65 Nero was panic-stricken by the discovery of a formidable conspiracy involving such men as Faenius Rufus, Tigellinus's colleague in the prefecture of the praetorian guards, Plautius Lateranus, one of the consuls elect, the poet Lucan, and, lastly, not a few of the tribunes and centurions of the praetorian guard itself.
When finally the palace guards forsook their posts, Nero despairingly stole out of Rome to seek shelter in a freedman's villa some four miles off.
(1889), 18, p. 386, and the discussion on the subject in the same volume; also the book by the same author on Lightning Conductors and Lightning Guards (London, 1892).
She is a most affectionate and attached mother, and generally guards and trains her young with the most watchful solicitude.
Ostermalm, lying east, that is, on the seaward side, of Norrmalm, is a good residential quarter, containing no public buildings of note, save the barracks of the Swedish Guards and the fine royal library, which is entitled to receive a copy of every work printed in Sweden.
In the Horse and Field Artillery the term is 6 and 6, in the Household Cavalry and the Garrison Artillery 8 and 4, and in the Foot Guards 3 and 9.
The following figures show the inflow of recruits: The army consists of about 250,000 officers and men of the regular forces on full pay, distributed (October 1909) as follows: By units, it is composed of 3 regiments of Household Cavalry, 7 regiments of Dragoon Guards, 3 of Dragoons, 6 of Lancers and 12 of Hussars (total cavalry, 31 regiments); 4 regiments of Foot Guards of 9 battalions, 51 English and Welsh, to Scottish and 8 Irish line infantry and rifle regiments (total infantry, 149 battalions); the Royal Regiment of Artillery, divided into Royal Horse and Field Artillery, and Royal Garrison Artillery-the R.H.A.
On the seaward side, the defensive works include Castelnuovo (Erceg Novi), which guards the main entrance to the Bocche.
Road and frontier guards, horse and foot.
He was despatched by Salah Bey, captain of his guards (1747).
The naval and military forces were disbanded, but Charles managed to retain under the name of guards three regiments, which remained the nucleus of a standing army.
Promoted major-general in 1755, three years later he was appointed colonel of the Royal Horse Guards (Blues).
It is said that couriers awaited his arrival at all the home ports to offer him the choice of the Ordnance or the Horse Guards.
He began life as an officer in the guards, subsequently making the grand tour, which first awakened his deep interest in art.
The cortes fixed the number of conscripts to be enrolled in each year: in 1905, 15,000 men for the army, moo for the navy, 500 for the municipal guards and 400 for the fiscal guards.
In time of war, the municipal guards, numbering about 2200, and the fiscal guards, numbering about 5200, might be incorporated in the army.
The total effective force on a war footing, inclusive of reservists, municipal guards and fiscal guards, was 4221 officers, 178,603 men, 19,600 horses and mules and 336 guns.
The Republican soldiers in Lisbon, aided by armed civilians and by the warships in the Tagus, attacked the loyal garrison and municipal guards, shelled the Necessidades Palace, and after severe street-fighting (Oct.
The military forces of the republic in 1905 included 2890 regulars and an enrolled force of 80,000 men, divided into a first reserve of 30,000, a second reserve of 40,000, and 10,000 territorial guards.
GABRIEL, SEIGNEUR DE LORGES, MONTGOMERY Comte De (c. 1530-1574), French soldier, became a lieutenant in the king of France's Scottish guards, of which his father was captain, and engaged in police operations against the Protestants.
He was a captain in the 2nd regiment of Prussian Dragoon Guards when he was elected domn or prince of Rumania on the 10th of April 1866, after the compulsory abdication of Prince Alexander John Cuza.
on the right, with flank guards in the Kara Dagh, fol The 7th Bulgarian Div.
In view of the urgency of occupying Salonika before the Bulgarians arrived, the Crown Prince decided to leave only flank guards (5th Div.
But on the 4th, before these flank guards had been sufficiently beaten, the 7th Div.
In 1836 he was named grand chancellor of the Legion of Honour in succession to Marshal Mortier, and in 1838 commander of the National Guards of the Seine, an office which he held till 1842.
Educated at Sandhurst, he received a commission in the Grenadier Guards in 1845, being captain 1850, lieutenantcolonel 1857, colonel 1867, major-general 1877 and lieutenantgeneral 1882.
Mr Fraser, the commissioner, Mr Hutchinson, the collector, Captain Douglas, the commandant of the palace guards, and the Rev. Mr Jennings, the residency chaplain, were at once murdered, as were also most of the civil and non-official residents whose houses were situated within the city walls.
he rose to be commander of the imperial guards of Anastasius.
The columns were united into a narrow rectangle by the advanced and rear guards.
But when the mutineers reached Delhi they were at once joined by the city mob and the king's guards in proclaiming a revival of the Mogul empire.
The Horse Guards, containing the offices of various military departments, is a low but not unpicturesque building surrounding a court-yard, built in 1753 on the site of a guard-house for the security of Whitehall palace, dating from 1631.
A cross guards every well or spring; every home has its ikons or sacred pictures.
By previous concert with the Moldavian voivode Aaron, on the 13th of November 1594, the Turkish guards and settlers in the two principalities were massacred at a given signal.
He assumed the style of BaatX€i !MoX8a,ias, and eluded the Turkish stipulation that he should dismiss his foreign guards.
In 1563 the people rose, massacred the Hungarian guards, the foreign settlers, and finally Jacob himself.
It also uses the burrow as a safe retreat during moulting and guards its cocoon and young in its depths.
'BENCE - JONES, Henry (1814-1873), English physician and chemist, was born at Thorington Hall, Suffolk, in 1814, the son of an officer in the dragoon guards.
The Guards brigade attacked the Vladimir regiment, and on the left the Highland brigade and the cavalry moved forward also.
Some of the field artillery, which had now crossed the Alma, fired steadily into the closed masses of the Russian reserve, and the Vladimir regiment lost half of its numbers under the volleys of the Guards.
Though an eclipse of the sun prevented his bringing with him more than a handful of troops, he overthrew the tyrant's far superior force on the ridge of Cynoscephalae; but wishing to slay Alexander with his own hand, he rushed forward too eagerly and was cut down by the tyrant's guards.
He was a Greek, and his enrolment among the protectores domestici (household guards) shows that he was of noble birth.
The great castle of Chteau Gaillard, which guards the Lower Seine, was the only place which made a strenuous resistance.
To the north of Potsdam lies a small Russian village, Alexandrowka, built in 1826 to accommodate the Russian singers attached to the Prussian guards.
Reinhold Fersen and entered the Swedish Life Guards in 1740, and from 1743 to 1748 was in the French service (Royal-Suedois), where he rose to the rank of brigadier.
On the accession of the Caps to power in 1766, Fersen assisted the court in its struggle with them by refusing to employ the Guards to keep order in the capital when King Adolphus Frederick, driven to desperation by the demands of the Caps, publicly abdicated, and a seven days' interregnum ensued.
For his services as commander of the cavalry regiment of the Life Guards on the occasion of the rebellion of 1825 he was created a count, and in the Turkish War of 1828-29 rose to the rank of lieutenant-general.
At length the National Guards arrived and the mob was quieted by the announcement that the king had resolved to go to Paris.
They opened letters, arrested suspects, controlled the trade in corn, and sent their National Guards on such errands as they thought proper.
Amid this anarchy it became a practice for the National Guards of different districts to form federations, that is, to meet and swear loyalty to each other and obedience to the laws made by the National Assembly.
It was attended by deputations from the National Guards in every part of the kingdom, from the regular regiments, and from the crews of the fleet.
When Louis tried to leave the Tuileries for St Cloud at Easter 1791, in order to enjoy the ministrations of a nonjuring priest, the National Guards of Paris would not let him budge.
Beside a few August, gentlemen in arms and a number of National Guards the palace was garrisoned by the Swiss Guard, about 950 strong.
The National Guards either dispersed or fraternized with the assailants.
His friends determined to strike, and Hanriot ordered the National Guards to hold themselves in readiness.
The mob forced their way into the hall of the Convention and remained there until the National Guards of the wealthy quarters drove them out.
Again the hall was cleared by the National Guards, but order was restored in Paris only by employing regular troops, a new precedent in the history of the Revolution.
In the following year Napper Tandy took a leading part in organizing a new military association in Ireland modelled after the French National Guards; they professed republican principles, and on their uniform the cap of liberty instead of the crown surmounted the Irish harp. Tandy also, with the purpose of bringing about a fusion between the Defenders and the United Irishmen, took the oath of the Defenders, a Roman Catholic society whose agrarian and political violence had been increasing for several years; but being threatened with prosecution for this step, and also for libel, he fled to America, where he remained till 1798.
1725), and joined the Coldstream Guards in 1710.
In 1811, along with the 3rd Dragoon Guards, the 4th Light Dragoons fought a notable cavalry action at Usagre, and in 1812 Lord Edward Somerset was engaged in the great charge of Le Marchant's heavy cavalry at Salamanca.
JEFFREY AMHERST AMHERST, Baron (1717-1797), British soldier, was the son of Jeffrey Amherst of Riverhead, Kent, and by the interest of the duke of Dorset obtained an ensigncy in the Guards in 1731.
He was created a peer in 1776, was promoted general in 1778 and became colonel of the 2nd Horse Grenadiers (2nd Life Guards) two years later.
The rest of his active life, with a short interval in 1782-1783, he spent at the Horse Guards as commander-in-chief, but he was no longer capable of good service, and in 1795 he was succeeded by the duke of York.
Assembly, in order to reduce the number of hostile forces, voted for the exile of all priests who had refused to swear to the Civil Constitution and the substitution of a body of twenty thousand volunteer national guards, under the authority of Paris, for the kings constitutional guard (May 27June 8, 1792).
The cavalry includes a squadron of royal horse guards, 28 regiments of the line, remount and dpt establishments, 4 regional squadrons in Majorca, the Canaries, Ceuta, Melilla.
The military academies are Toledo for infantry, Segovia for artillery, Valladolid for cavalry, Avila for commissariat, Escorial for carabineers, Getafe for civil guards, besides a staff college styled Escuela Superior de Guerra at Madrid.
It was only defeated by the hard fighting of eighteen of the palace guards at the head of the main staircase.
It has been suggested that this was really an attempt at revolution incited by the senate and praetorian guards, the opportunity being found in disturbances resulting from opposition to the attempted reform, which by themselves could hardly have assumed such serious proportions.
Orders were given to protect foreigners, and in some cases guards were placed over their houses.
In August 786 the council met, but was broken up by the imperial guards, who were Easterns and sturdy iconoclasts.
At Coldstream General Monk raised in 1659 the celebrated regiment of Foot Guards bearing its name.
In 757 Ã†thelbald was slain by his guards at Seckington (Warwickshire) and buried at Repton.
Commanded by the Legislative Assembly to send away the Swiss guards, he refused, and was arrested for treason to the nation and sent to Orleans to be tried.
Each of us was concerned with Howie's sanity and after I laid out all the proposed safe guards, we agreed for me to approach Howie.
The tall figure loping after them was the equivalent of an immortal pit bull, one of the Watchers' own elite personal guards.
There were no longer demon guards outside her door, maybe because Darkyn knew she couldn't leave.
"I only ask because my own personal guards-- who, with your permission, keep an eye on the moon-- have had transmissions from Anshan that did not come from your commanders," Jetr said very carefully.
The murmuring of guards stopped, and he opened his eyes enough to peer through his eyelashes.
The guards hung in a loose perimeter around him, and he felt their tension ease as they walked.
Landis's guards were many, but no one challenged a lowly page on his master's horse.
Guards lined the walls, the symbol of Tiyan's Springs prominent on their shields even from the distance.
Place four guards with her, lest she or one of her people try to free her.
"Moveâ€¦move it!" he shouted to the two guards, motioning to the barrel.
Her gentle demeanor reveals nothing of the brutality she experienced at the hands of Iraqi prison guards.
I was once accosted and grilled by the (constantly patrolling) security guards just for taking pictures!
Private armed guards were drafted in to provide security, after the Latvian police repeatedly failed to halt the aggression of the homophobic mob.
allegations of corruption among eastern European border guards has added to reluctance to expand the Schengen area.
There was a slight altercation, then the guards came out again dragging a limp form.
These two regiments amalgamated in 1959 to form 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards.
The guards seemed to be rather amused at Des's passport photograph.
armed guards must have been taking a break.
Chrome tubular engine guards front and rear, a padded backrest and sturdy aluminum passenger grab rails are just part of the story.
Lance Sergeant Jason Sumner, of the 1st battalion Scots Guards, played the lament Flowers of the Forest.
beep when going through the scanner, but the guards will not shoot you.
boggle boggling really, no wonder they have armed guards.
border guards and the rest have disappeared, she said.
Other outfit: Leather bronze pants with matching elbow guards, chest strap and wrist braces.
bribe the guards to collect Marie Antoinette?
prehistoric bunker guards its secrets to the very end A massive prehistoric underground bunker - or souterrain - has been excavated near Dundee.
burly security guards.
Thus the heavy cannonade which the Light Division had been under was at a most important moment arrested and thus spared the Guards.
carrying passengers are allowed to run without guards in this area.
censes the crypt and guards the door.
chin guards plus neoprene that you have fitted to the visor.
Cistercian monk who guards the abbey's treasure, hidden in a secret tunnel.
cloverleaf castle guards the entrance to Falmouth harbor.
It has a drawer beneath the seat where hot coals were placed to keep the guards warm on chilly nights.
Guards roamed the castle corridors, heavily armed with an array of weapons.
early corvettes were also available in platinum gray finish with black pick guards, but this color was officially discontinued in 1963.
Filmed in the Supreme Court in Kabul in October 2002 the film depicts a crowded, rather run-down courtroom presided over by armed guards.