Palace Guard


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Palace Guard

term used in alluding to Richard Nixon’s zealous, ardent staff, with reference to Watergate and cover-up. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
See: Zeal
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Colonel Belik was born in Adis Abeba, the capital of the empire, and until recently had been in command of the emperor's palace guard. Jealousy and the ambition and intrigue of another officer had lost him the favor of his emperor, and he had been detailed to this frontier post as a mark of his sovereign's displeasure.
At the clash of steel, palace guards rushed to the scene from other parts of the great building until those who would have defended U-Thor were outnumbered two to one, and then the jed of Manatos slowly withdrew with his forces, and fighting his way through the corridors and chambers of the palace came at last to the avenue.
* The hired foreign palace guards of Louis XVI, a king of France that was beheaded by his people.
And they'll do it for a new coach who, during games, will never be mistaken for a Buckingham Palace guard.
In Stockholm, a panoramic tour included the main tourist highlights and we then meandered around the oldest district, Gamla Stan, where we absorbed the heart of this city, and watched the colourful changing of the Palace Guard.
Next in Stockholm a panoramic tour included the highlights; then we meandered around the oldest district, Gamla Stan, where we absorbed the heart and antiquity of this city, and watched the colourful changing of the Palace Guard.
Suthida joined the palace guard in 2013 and became commander of the king's security unit, currently holding a general's rank.
The list includes a shocking encounter with a palace guard. Check it out below:
In 1975, India sent troops to disperse the palace guard in Sikkim, imprisoned the king and turned Sikkim into an Indian state.
He reports his find to a palace guard, and for his good deed is arrested and accused.
When watching the Gurkhas on Palace Guard, I saw that after grounding arms they stood with arms akimbo (hands on hips).
On his arrival at the Palace the Bulgarian Ambassador was greeted by the Commandant of the Palace Guard and Helsinki Garrison Commander while a military orchestra played the national anthem of the Republic of Bulgaria.