keep order

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He must keep order, keep the law, that's what the government is there for.
Within a month there was not a city anywhere in which the ordinary law and social procedure had not been replaced by some form of emergency control, in which firearms and military executions were not being used to keep order and prevent violence.
Then followed a period of vehement and passionate conflict against disintegration; everywhere the struggle to keep order and to keep fighting went on.
A quarter past one now struck, and the bell began tolling for dinner; so they went into the hall and took their places, Tom at the very bottom of the second table, next to the prepostor (who sat at the end to keep order there), and East a few paces higher.
05pm Paddy McGuinness (left) tries to keep order as the Flirty Thirty desperately try to catch the eye of a chocolate factory worker, an Essex city slicker and a gymnast from Tunbridge Wells.
Col Al Tinaiji also called for providing all assistance and services to the public, and keep order in the emirate.
Addis Ababa, Rabi'I 29, 1435, Jan 30, 2014, SPA -- Algeria's Prime Minister Abdulmalik Al-Sallal announced at an African high-level meeting in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa today that his country is extending logistic support for the African forces assigned by the United Nations to keep order in the civil war-stricken Republic of Central Africa, urging his African mates to follow suit.
Libya's government is struggling to keep order as rival militias, fighters and extremist militants refuse to disarm two years after they helped oust Muammar Gaddafi in a NATO-backed uprising.
The continued existence of myriad militias, nearly two years after the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, is a growing source of public resentment, but the authorities have relied on some armed groups to help keep order in a country awash in weapons.
It is among the armed groups on which authorities have been relying to help keep order in the country awash with weapons.
The campaign is also meant to keep order during China's National Day celebrations on October 1.
It's not clear whether the police would be used to keep order or would be used to disperse protesters.