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assail
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • I do not know the reason for your flight, and therefore I do not know by what means your pursuers will assail you.
  • Not once did they feel the sense of present evil that had assailed them before the attack in the dell.
  • If we make no answer, the Enemy may move Men of his rule to assail King Brand, and Dain also.
  • Now pain assailed him, and he felt cold.
  • But Sauron of Mordor assailed them, and they made the Last Alliance of Elves and Men, and the hosts of Gil-galad and Elendil were mustered in Arnor.
  • The party was assailed by Orcs in a high pass of the Misty Mountains as they went towards Wilderland; and so it happened that Bilbo was lost for a while in the black orc-mines deep under the mountains, and there, as he groped in vain in the dark, he put his hand on a ring, lying on the floor of a tunnel.
  • Only the waning might of Gondor stands now between him and a march in power along the coasts into the North; and if he comes, assailing the White Towers and the Havens, hereafter the Elves may have no escape from the lengthening shadows of Middle-earth.

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  • Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns.
  • Discourteous knight, it ill becomes you to assail one who cannot defend himself...
    Miguel Cervantes  --  Don Quixote

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