1238) had now expired, and new succours and new measures were needed for the Holy Land.
Consist of narratives, constructed no doubt upon a traditional basis, of the experiences of Daniel at the Babylonian court, between 605 and 538 B.C., with the design of illustrating how God, in times of trouble, defends and succours His faithful servants.
Our compassion should be like that of God, who succours the suffering without sharing in their pain.
Vainly did the besieged watch for succours from Egypt (Jer.
Vendome at first opposed great obstacles to the plan which the prince had formed for carrying succours into Piedmont; but after a variety of marches and counter-marches, in which both commanders displayed signal ability, the two armies met at Cassano (August 16, 1705), where a deadly engagement ensued, and Prince Eugene received two severe wounds which forced him to quit the field.
The papal influence was at the same time employed in the cause of King }Ienry, and Philip of France was forced to abandon open support of his son, though he haturally continued to give him secret help and to send him succours of men and money.
Just after his first succours had sailed fOr the Gironde, the great Welsh rebellion of 1294 broke out, and the king was compelled to turn aside to repress.
Was something more ambitious than a mere attempt to recover Bordeaux; succours were to go to Gascony, but he Disputes himself and the main army were to invade France from with the the north with the aid of the count of Flanders.
Even more menacing to the kings prosperity was the news that another squadron had appeared off the coast of Wales, and landed stores and succours for Glendower, who had now conquered the whole principality save a few isolated fortresses.
The succours which were coming to his aid from Paris were defeated by the Maid at Patay a few days later, and for the most part destroyed.