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1  I believe you're lying about a siege.
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2  And yet, it was only thirty days since the siege began.
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3  And perhaps, I'm staying here to rescue you when the siege does come.
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4  They had feared a siege and now they had a siege and, after all, it wasn't so bad.
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5  Mrs. O'Hara was very glad now that Scarlett and Wade had not come home when the siege began.
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6  Until the thunders of the siege began, he had never known anything but a happy, placid, quiet life.
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7  It was a hideous place like a plague- stricken city so quiet, so dreadfully quiet after the din of the siege.
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8  The truth was that the North was holding the South in a virtual state of siege, though many did not realize it.
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9  The siege went on through the hot days of July, thundering days following nights of sullen, ominous stillness, and the town began to adjust itself.
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10  Vicksburg had fallen, fallen after a long and bitter siege, and practically all the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to New Orleans was in the hands of the Yankees.
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11  Short of paper, short of ink, short of men, the newspapers had suspended publication after the siege began, and the wildest rumors appeared from nowhere and swept through the town.
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12  In response to Ellen's letters, pleading with her to come home, she wrote minimizing the dangers of the siege, explaining Melanie's predicament and promising to come as soon as the baby was born.
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13  Scarlett began haltingly with the siege and Melanie's condition, but as her story progressed beneath the sharp old eyes which never faltered in their gaze, she found words, words of power and horror.
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14  The siege at Drogheda when Cromwell had the Irish, and they didn't have anything to eat and Pa said they starved and died in the streets and finally they ate all the cats and rats and even things like cockroaches.
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15  To Scarlett, mad to hear from Tara, yet trying to keep up a brave face, it seemed an eternity since the siege began, seemed as though she had always lived with the sound of cannon in her ears until this sinister quiet had fallen.
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16  It was the thought of Sherman's thousands so close to Tara that brought it all home to her, brought the full horror of the war to her as no sound of siege guns shattering windowpanes, no privations of food and clothing and no endless rows of dying men had done.
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17  In those first days of the siege, when the Yankees crashed here and there against the defenses of the city, Scarlett was so frightened by the bursting shells she could only cower helplessly, her hands over her ears, expecting every moment to be blown into eternity.
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