Give-battle Sentence Examples
In 63, with a strong army, he crossed the Euphrates, but Tiridates declined to give battle and concluded peace.
Wallenstein made ready to give battle on the following day and recalled Pappenheim.
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.
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.
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.
Placed under court-martial for his conduct, Baratieri was acquitted of the charge for having been led to give battle by other than.
Joubert and Moreau were quickly compelled to give battle by their great antagonist Suvorov.
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.
After the field marshal's departure it appears that we are within sight of the enemy and must give battle.