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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.
said the stout gentleman, when the citadel was taken, and the besiegers and besieged sat down to dinner.
The door panels were in a normal state of smash, but the frame of the door resisted all besiegers, and behind it the owner carried on his varied pursuits--much in the same state of mind, I should fancy, as a border-farmer lived in, in the days of the moss-troopers, when his hold might be summoned or his cattle carried off at any minute of night or day.
The Templar had in the meantime been looking out on the proceedings of the besiegers, with rather more attention than the brutal Front-de-B
If those who remain of the troop persist in coming to the assault, we will allow the besiegers to get as far as the ditch, and then we will push down upon their heads that strip of wall which keeps its perpendicular by a miracle.
A sound of wrath and grief followed the first cries of triumph among the besiegers.
Jurgis became once more a besieger of factory gates.
The siege continued for six months but the fort held till May 1806 - when, due to scarcity of water and provisions, the besiegers left.
Brian Sandberg argues that, perhaps drawing on the 'allegories of the siege of the caste of love, a medieval theme that was incorporated into many early modern artworks', early modern 'besiegers used sexual metaphors of rape to discuss their intended besieged victims, and massive physical and sexual assault could be unleashed by victorious besiegers when besieged cities were actually taken by assault'.
It was also plain that there would be fury in the Security Council when the besiegers administered the coup de grace.
On October 18, 1644, the Scottish besiegers made ready to storm the walls of Newcastle still resolutely if pointlessly held for King Charles by the mayor John Marley.
This symmetric representation is carried out in "Some bomb shelters shelter people, some shelter bombs" (Figure 2) as well as in numerous other infographics, where the radically disproportionate power differential and spatial disparity between a besieged population confined to an enclave and its besiegers is depicted as if the two camps were equal and enjoyed the same military and spatial capabilities.