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surrounded by hostile forces

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The besieged made no answer; he was no doubt reloading his pistol.
Is a gentleman, my friend, my guest, to be besieged, entrapped, and threatened with death, because he is suspected?
Against this assault, the besieged could only oppose the imperfect and hasty preparations of a fortress in the wilderness.
To all these sports and pursuits, those of the enemy who watched the besieged, and the besieged themselves, were, however, merely the idle though sympathizing spectators.
These circumstances rendered the assistance of the Saxons far from being so formidable to the besieged, as the strength of the men themselves, their superior numbers, and the animation inspired by a just cause, might otherwise well have made them.
``I would,'' said the Black Knight, ``there were some one among us who could obtain admission into the castle, and discover how the case stands with the besieged. Methinks, as they require a confessor to be sent, this holy hermit might at once exercise his pious vocation, and procure us the information we desire.''
The Guardsmen, imagining this to be caused by some unexpected attack, either of the besieged or the English, sprang to their swords.
Madame Fouquet has no longer any friends, no longer any means of support; she weeps in her deserted home, abandoned by all those who besieged its doors in the hour of prosperity; she has neither credit nor hope left.
He added that breaking the siege came after a battle with the IS elements, in addition to the participation of the international coalition fighter jets in bombing the IS elements which led to their escape and opened the way for security forces to reach the besieged military force./ End
DAMASCUS (TAP) - The first group of civilians is due to be evacuated from the besieged city of Homs in Syria, as a pause in fighting has begun.
NNA - (Agence France Presse) The United Nations confirmed Thursday that there would be a "humanitarian pause" in the besieged Syrian city of Homs, allowing civilians to leave.
Activists: Rebels, regime ceasefire allows hundreds of Syrians to flee besieged suburb In a rare moment of unity, random Syrian opposition forces joined together to free the a besieged rebel-held suburb of Damascus Moadamiyeh, where local activists say at least six people have died of starvation
EL-ARISH: Egyptian police recovered a body from the rubble of a tunnel used to smuggle goods into the besieged Gaza Strip on Sunday, a security official said.
Damascus, SANA- 75 buses and 20 ambulances, carrying on board 5000 locals from the two terrorist-besieged towns of Kefraya and al-Fouaa in Idleb countryside, headed for al-Rashideen area, to the west of Aleppo, in the framework of the agreement that was reached to evacuate locals from the two towns, which have been besieged for more than two years, in parallel with the departure of gunmen and their families from al-Zabadani and Madaya.
WASHINGTON, June 6 (KUNA) -- The US on Monday blasted the Syrian regime for repeatedly blocking the entry of food and aid convoys into the Damascus suburb of Darayya, which has been besieged since 2012, and called on Russia to step up pressure on President Bashar Al-Assad.