I feel like I'm winning my battles but losing the war.
If he had lived I should have made him fight his battles over again.
You win your battles or they destroy you!
In 1081 the Normans under Robert Guiscard possessed themselves of Durazzo; Guiscard's son Bohemund defeated the Greeks in several battles and again (i 107) laid siege to Durazzo, which had been surrendered to them by treachery; failing to take the city, he retired to Italy in 1109.
Our battles with diseases go as far back into history as we can see.
Darian watched the confused Grey God leave, never imagining he'd deal daily with this type of drama in addition to managing the battles against the vamps in the western hemisphere.
Damian sat in his office before the computer, glancing between the instant messaging boxes popping up on one computer screen and the geospatial depiction of the past hundred years' worth of battles between his Guardians and the Black God's vamps on another screen.
"You've got a rat," he said, reviewing the past hundred years of battles depicted on the map.
If he was half as creative at torturing people and planning his battles as he was in bed, he was more than capable of doing it.
"I won my battles, without being kicked out of my domain," the demon growled.
Pick your battles, Gabe.
The battles were silent, the swords clashing without the clang of steel she expected to hear.
When dhjan A'Ran calls for battles, we leave the moon and go to Anshan, where we have a small base.
A'Ran returned his attention to the battles twirling before him on the planner.
She'd seen how brilliant A'Ran's battles were.
We haven't seen any civilians in two days, though we've had some fierce battles with some sort of insurgency.
"You can manage battles from a distance," Tim replied.
His attention - -traditionally reserved for the army and its battles - -had shifted to her until he monitored everything she did.
Battles raged atop the walls, on the narrow stairways, at the base of the walls.
The battles inside and outside the walls raged throughout the night, quieting only at dawn, when sunlight illuminated the destruction.
Returning to Montevideo, he formed the Italian Legion, with which he won the battles of Cerro and Sant' Antonio in the spring of 1846, and assured the freedom of Uruguay.
Its walls and ceiling were painted by Sir James Thornhill with various emblematic devices, and it is hung with portraits of the most distinguished admirals and paintings of the chief naval battles of England.
The philosophy of Descartes fought its first battles and gained its first triumphs in the country of his adoption.
The latter is described in detail under the heading Masu Ria, Battles In.
But Sulla in Greece and Fimbria in Asia defeated his armies in several battles; the Greek cities were disgusted by his severity, and in 84 he concluded peace, abandoning all his conquests, surrendering his fleet and paying a fine of 2000 talents.
A satrap of Bactria, who revolted against Artaxerxes I., but was defeated in two battles (Ctes.
Within the state itself battles were fought at Hubbardton on the 7th of July and Bennington on the 16th of August 1777.
During the War of 1812 Vermont troops took part in the battles of Chippewa, Lundy's Lane, Lake Erie and Plattsburgh; but the only engagement in the state itself was the defence of Fort Cassin (at the mouth of Otter Creek in the N.W.
In 1689 battles were fought between William III.'s army and the Irish under Macarthy (for James II.), Lisnaskea (26th July) and Newtownbutler (30th July).
He urged Fairfax to attack the Scots at once in their own country and to forestall their The invasion; but Fairfax refused and resigned, and battles of Cromwell was appointed by parliament, on the 26th Dunbar of June 1650, commander-in-chief of all the forces and of the Commonwealth.
Cromwell, however, persevered, reminding Fortescue, who was left in command, that the war was one against the" Roman Babylon,"that they were" fighting the Lord's battles "; and he sent out reinforcements under Sedgwick, offering inducements to the New Englanders to migrate to Jamaica.
He took part in the siege of Yorktown, the battle of Fair Oaks, the seven days' battle before Richmond, and the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, where he was wounded, and Chancellorsville, where his brigade was reduced in numbers to less than a regiment, and General Meagher resigned his commission.
He took part in the defence of Edinburgh, and in the battles of Langside (1568) and Restalrig (1571).
As the commander of a brigade he served with particular distinction in the battles of Kenesaw Mountain (June 29 - July 3, 1864), Peach Tree Creek (20th of July 1864) and Nashville (15th-16th of December 1864).
It broke out in the following year, and after the battles of Austerlitz (December 1805) and Friedland (June 1807), in which the Russians were completely defeated, the two sovereigns had their famous interviews at Tilsit, at which they not only made peace but agreed to divide the world between them, with a sublime indifference to the interests of other states.
This speculation is clearly a development of that which the Iranian cosmology has to tell about the battles between Ahura-Mazda and Angro-Mainyu (Ormuzd and Ahriman).
We may note in this connexion that the system of Basilides ascribes the many battles and quarrels in the world to the privileged position given to his people by the God of the Jews.2 It is at this point that the idea of salvation is introduced into the system.
(a) Copernicanism has won its battles and the Church of Rome would fain have its error forgotten.
(b) Geology has also won its battles, and few now try to harmonize it with Genesis.
He commanded the corps in the battles of Alma and Inkerman.
He wrote Famous and Decisive Battles (1884), Campaigning with Crook (1890), and many popular romances of military life.
For several years Wakefield continued to direct the New Zealand Company, fighting its battles with the colonial office and the missionary interest, and secretly inspiring and guiding many parliamentary committees on colonial subjects, especially on the abolition of transportation.