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Understanding both the similarities and differences between the two sieges is critical to properly safeguarding this citadel of democracy — and democracy itself — moving forward.
That’s a plot line for a Tom Clancy novel, not something that would happen in the citadel of democracy.
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The Spaniards, hard pressed on all sides, seemed determined to make their last stand in the old citadel.
He resides in the Citadel Rhamnughur, which lies on the left bank of the Ganges, above the town.
He was so good a man, and so profoundly revered by the Athenians, that they intrusted to him the keys of their citadel.
Calvin thereupon adopted Geneva as the site of his moral fortunes; he made it thenceforth the citadel of his ideas.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
General Chass, an old soldier of the Empire, who had lived there for some years, was in command of the troops in the citadel.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
For seven hours the citadel, the forts on the other side of the river, and the ships continued their fire.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
I know,' he cried, 'who is at the bottom of all this,' and forthwith locked up the King of France in the citadel of Peronne.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND

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