The life-guards sought for them everywhere, but could not find them.
After the life-guards came a body of ten thousand infantry, and after them ten thousand cavalry.
The army was at West Point, and only the life-guards were near the quarters of the commander-in-chief.
The tyrant's life-guards were generally posted in the centre.
The life-guards were soon gone, and then a personage appeared, upon whom all eyes were fixed.
Shining ranks of small clouds gathered on each side like life-guards in golden armour.
Twenty years of age and well grown, they attracted the notice of the emperor Leo I.: he enrolled them among his life-guards.
At length horses, whose caparisons showed that they belonged to the life-guards, began to fly masterless out of the confusion.
On his way Macedonius was received with loud acclaim, "Our father is with us," in which the life-guards joined.
In the hurry, the Prince's bonnet happening to fall off, he was served with a hat by one of the life-guards.