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  • Nelaton, the Tuileries surgeon, demanded a safe conduct, in the name of science, into the besieged city in order to attend my wounds.
  • He was accompanied by nearly all the invited guests, and besides this, the house was almost besieged by excited bands of people, who insisted upon being allowed to enter the verandah.

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  • The Turks besieged Vienna
  • Helicopters dropped food and medicine into the besieged city.

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