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Within but little more than an hour from the moment the victorious Zodangan squadron had risen to meet us from the camp of the besiegers the battle was over, and the remaining vessels of the conquered Zodangans were headed toward the cities of Helium under prize crews.
Not only could any of them easily outdistance the U-33, but the further upstream we progressed the greater the number of our besiegers, until fearful of navigating a strange river at high speed, I gave orders to reduce and moved slowly and majestically through the plunging, hissing mass.
There are two rivers which run through the meadows, and between them lie the tents of the besiegers.
The besiegers being now in complete possession of the house, spread themselves over it from garret to cellar, and plied their demon labours fiercely.
Pickwick a few seconds before, were drawn up to repel the mimic attack of the sham besiegers of the citadel; and the consequence was that Mr.
said the stout gentleman, when the citadel was taken, and the besiegers and besieged sat down to dinner.
Jurgis became once more a besieger of factory gates.
A pause followed, and they heard a besieger remark, "They're in safe enough.
The bad attitude of the Electricity Company's directorate of targeting Beirutis by taking them hostage to blackout won't succeed in the face of their besiegers or invaders," Qabbani concluded.
As pearl diving became an important business and trade flourished, further defensive structures were added, including crenellated walls and towers with "murder holes" where stones or combustive material could be dropped on besiegers.
In this account, Kate drove her wagon through the camp of the besiegers and was welcomed by the soldiers inside the fort.