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  • Indeed he is in great fear, not knowing what mighty one may suddenly appear, wielding the Ring, and assailing him with war, seeking to cast him down and take his place.
  • But if I am a murderer on that account, then all the House of Eorl is stained with murder; for they have fought many wars, and assailed many who defied them.
  • The assailing hosts halted, foiled by the silent menace of rock and wall.
  • And they made a truce with the proud peoples of the North, who often had assailed us, men of fierce valour, but our kin from afar off, unlike the wild Easterlings or the cruel Haradrim.
  • So great an army had never issued from that vale since the days of Isildur’s might; no host so fell and strong in arms had yet assailed the fords of Anduin; and yet it was but one and not the greatest of the hosts that Mordor now sent forth.

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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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