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siege
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Crime and Punishment
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  • But when they saw that the enemy preferred a regular siege, they were delighted, I am told and reassured, for the thing would drag on for two months at least.
  • I fail to understand why bombarding people by regular siege is more honourable.

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  • The Siege of Leningrad lasted 872 days.
  • The company feels under siege.

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