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The Two Towers
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  • ...the breach in it is wide.
  • ’At the breach our rearguard must stand, if we are pressed,’ said Eomer.
  • The host passed through the breach and halted on the sloping sward above.
  • Flaming brands appeared over the brink and clustered thickly at the breach.
  • The enemy before them seemed to have grown rather than diminished, still more were pressing up from the valley through the breach.
  • The great arch still stood, but it opened now upon a roofless chasm: the tunnel was laid bare, and through the cliff-like walls on either side great rents and breaches had been torn; their towers were beaten into dust.
  • Elendil, Elendil!) he shouted, as he leaped down into the breach; but even as he did so a hundred ladders were raised against the battlements.
  • There was neither star nor moon when the Riders came to the breach in the Dike, where the stream from above passed out, and the road beside it ran down from the Hornburg.
  • Hundreds and hundreds more were pouring over the Dike and through the breach.
  • Down through the breach of the Dike charged the king’s company.

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  • He was sued for breach of contract.
  • Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
    Shakespeare, William  --  King Henry V

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