Dean's stock for the balance of the month was under serious siege, but if that was the price of political success, so be it.
Your southern wall is under siege by Oceanan and Memon.
The siege was long and costly; the army suffered severely; and only the tenacity of the tsar kept it in camp for six weeks.
But Memnon died at the critical moment whilst laying siege to Mytilene and the great plan collapsed.
The siege of Montevideo led to a joint intervention of England and France.
Heavy Field and Light Siege Units) would be attached.
The latter state was forced to surrender to Athens after a siege, and to accept the position of a subject-ally (c. 456 B.C.).
The siege failed and the Assyrians retired.
The wall of Herod Agrippa was planned on a grand scale, but its execution was stopped by the Romans, so that it was not completed at the time of the siege of Jerusalem by Titus.
In the time of Jehoahaz again besieged Samaria, and caused a famine in the city; but some panic led them to raise the siege (2 Kings vi., vii.).
Pavia offered stubborn resistance; but after a three years siege it was taken, and Alboin made it the capital of his new kingdom.
Crema yielded after an heroic siege in 1160, and was abandoned to the cruelty of its fierce rival Cremona.
View of these occurrences, Rudini authorized the proclamation of a state of siege at Milan, Florence, Leghorn and Naples, delegating the suppression of disorder to special military commissioners.
SEMPRONIUS ASELLIO (about 1 00 B.C.), military tribune of Scipio Africanus at the siege of Numantia, composed Rerum Gestarum Libri in at least fourteen books.
Only those things he always kept with him remained in his room; a small box, a large canteen fitted with silver plate, two Turkish pistols and a saber--a present from his father who had brought it from the siege of Ochakov.
At present he is hesitating whom to lay siege to-- you or Mademoiselle Julie Karagina.
(This Frenchman and one of the German princes serving with the Russian army were discussing the siege of Saragossa and considering the possibility of defending Moscow in a similar manner.)
We cannot accurately estimate his genius in Austria or Prussia, for we have to draw our information from French or German sources, and the incomprehensible surrender of whole corps without fighting and of fortresses without a siege must incline Germans to recognize his genius as the only explanation of the war carried on in Germany.