besiege

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Antony of Bourbon headed an army of the Catholics to besiege the city.

So it was with Montgomery, for he was enabled to besiege the fort in both ways.

With what passion, what entreaties, what tears did she besiege the throne!

I first besiege their hearts with flattery, and then pour in my proposals at the breach.

Notwithstanding the strength of the fortress, William resolved to besiege it.

But,” observed Natty, “suppose they besiege us, what are we to do for water?

But the children continued to besiege the farmer, all talking at once.

Do you think that there is any chance at all of the Spaniards taking the place, if they do besiege us?

Winter will be upon us before we are ready to besiege the fort.

That is the creed of all those yonder, who sit in the camp and besiege this city.

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