They heard him mutter, "One Hundred and Five, North Tower;" and when he looked about him, it evidently was for the strong fortress-walls which had long encompassed him.
Darkness encompassed them.
In the howling universe of passion and contention that seemed to encompass this grim old officer conspicuous in his grey coat and red decoration, there was but one quite steady figure, and that was a woman’s.
The universal watchfulness so encompassed him, that if he had been taken in a net, or were being forwarded to his destination in a cage, he could not have felt his freedom more completely gone.
Your suspense is nearly ended, my darling; he shall be restored to you within a few hours; I have encompassed him with every protection.
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This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds
She suggests expanding the treaty to encompass large developing nations.