Give-battle sentence example

give-battle
  • In 63, with a strong army, he crossed the Euphrates, but Tiridates declined to give battle and concluded peace.

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  • Wallenstein made ready to give battle on the following day and recalled Pappenheim.

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  • He might have run past them by the use of sail and oar to escape, but with the true spirit of a Norse warrior he refused to flee, and turned to give battle with the eleven ships immediately about him.

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  • Lucutius showed consummate military capacity, contriving to maintain the siege and at the same time to give battle to the enemy's vastly superior forces.

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  • The march was along the sea-shore, and, the forces of Saladin being in the vicinity, the army moved in such a formation as to be able to give battle at any moment.

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  • Placed under court-martial for his conduct, Baratieri was acquitted of the charge for having been led to give battle by other than.

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  • Joubert and Moreau were quickly compelled to give battle by their great antagonist Suvorov.

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  • The final conflict was provoked by Antony, who is said to have been persuaded by Cleopatra to retire to Egypt and give battle to mask his retreat; but lack of provisions and the growing demoralization of his army would sufficiently account for his decision.

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  • After the field marshal's departure it appears that we are within sight of the enemy and must give battle.

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