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WHAT PLACE IS BESIEGED?

WHAT place is besieged, and vainly tries to raise the
siege?
Lo! I send to that place a commander, swift, brave,
immortal;
And with him horse and foot—and parks of artillery,
And artillerymen, the deadliest that ever fired gun.

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