Moby-Dick: Sentinels


  1. a soldier who keeps guard
  2. a person hired to watch for something to happen

The word Sentinels appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 3 > Sentence 3:

What do you see?—Posted like silent Sentinels all around the town, stand thousands upon thousands of mortal men fixed in ocean reveries.

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Herman Melville
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