A regiment of the Old Guard
, reviewed on a summer's day in the Champs Elysees, could not have made a more critically correct appearance.
Billy Murphy, and Joe Lloyd, and all the survivors of the old guard
, got around me and their arms around me.
Tom showed such undisguised and open-mouthed interest in his narrations that the old guard
rubbed up his memory, and launched out into a graphic history of all the performances of the boys on the roads for the last twenty years.
So James went to Harrow House with much the same emotions that the Old Guard
must have felt on their way up the hill at Waterloo.
Daylight's one of the old guard
, one of the real sour-doughs.
Vail arrived very much as Blucher did at the battle of Waterloo--a trifle late, but in time to prevent the telephone forces from being routed by the Old Guard
of the Western Union.
One thing is certain, the old guard
will fight tooth and nail to hang on to their little bit of self-delusion.
Sentries of the Old Guard
rejoin and the Junior Commissioned Officers return to their posts.
I think calling them the old guard
, especially in light of what they have done for the club, is a bit wrong as well.
By the end of a two-or three-year tour in The Old Guard
, it's not uncommon for a Soldier to have performed 100 or more funerals for servicemembers, from veterans of World War II and Korea to young Soldiers killed in action in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Sonia wants change, but the old guard
groups together to resist it.
At least the old guard
was independent to a great extent.
Regretfully, the old guard
and students of its school exhaust capacities and resources of the nation under the allegation of their being senior, more understandable and more capable of getting things done.
The old guard
now hide behind two young hardliners: Maher, Bashar's young brother who until April 2005 used to control a Syrian-Lebanese "mafia" which practically drained the economic resources of both Syria and Lebanon; and Asef Shawkat, the husband of their only sister, who remains loyal to Rif'at al-Assad, the uncle of the president who has been barred from Syria since he staged an attempted coup against his younger brother, Gen.
What we are seeing is a battle between the old guard
and new guard", the official said.