Nevertheless," replied Don Quixote, "I should like to know from each of them separately the reason of his misfortune;" to this he added more to the same effect to induce them to tell him what he wanted so civilly that the other mounted guard
said to him:
I did not know what he meant, but replied that I was a member of The Guard
, and without waiting for a reply from him I strode toward the opposite door of the ante- chamber, behind which I could hear Dejah Thoris conversing.
They reached the walls about half-past twelve, without having met anyone; here there was no guard
, nor were there either windows or doors.
In fact, about four o'clock they were all concentrated about the Palais Royal, the courts and ground floors of which were filled with musketeers and Swiss guards
, and there awaited the outcome of all this disturbance.
Through a massive arched gateway the blacks poured in to take their seats, while our guards
led us to a smaller entrance near one end of the structure.
Make way," I cried to the guards
, "for John Carter, Prince of Helium, would pass
This was the brilliant charge of the Horse Guards
that amazed the French themselves.
saw it too, and the ferocity of their rage was terrible to behold.
He was evidently a Manatorian, his trappings those of the Jeddak's Guard
, and so his act was inexplicable to Gahan and to Tara.
fell back to allow an officer to pass, who entered the cell of Cornelius at the moment when the clerk of Loewestein was still making out his report.
Because of the wall and the guards
and the watchers, there was more time to hunt and fish and pick roots and berries; there was more food, and better food, and no one went hungry.
His lady, in the utmost despair with this fright, came to the window, with two candles in her hand, that she might be known; and cried out, for God's sake to call the guards
A smart guard
jumped out, giving a whistle, and after him one by one the impatient passengers began to get down: an officer of the guards
, holding himself erect, and looking severely about him; a nimble little merchant with a satchel, smiling gaily; a peasant with a sack over his shoulder.
Take them away," she commanded the guard
, "and at six o'clock run them through the meat chopper and start the soup kettle boiling.
But, after I had followed them from the throne room, through several other apartments, and down a long corridor, I found my further progress barred by a soldier who stood guard
before a doorway through which the officer conducted Victory.