Eventually, he reasoned, the hungry hoards would overwhelm the beleaguered food supply.
To a beleaguered garrison a holiday may be fatal.
That is where the beleaguered people of the 21st century yearn to go.
The investment of Ladysmith continued till the 28th of February 1900, when, after various attempts to relieve the beleaguered garrison, Sir Redvers Buller's forces at last entered the town.
Colonel Stoddarts refusal to allow any but British mediators to decide the pending dispute won the day; and that officer was able to report that on the 9th of September Mahommed Shah had mounted his horse and gone from before the walls of the beleaguered city.