Louis took an active part in the campaign and fought heroically at Jarnac and Moncontour.
But on the 2nd of October the fortress, which had been heroically defended, was taken by assault.
Between 1499 and 1505 they heroically withstood three sieges and repulsed three attacking armies.
During the second crusade (1145-1147) Bernard of Clairvaux heroically protested against similar inhumanities.
The Church Missionary Society came in 1804 and has worked heroically and successfully, though the largest mission now is that of the Wesleyans, who came in 1811, settling first at Sierra Leone.
The people bore their troubles heroically, and Henry Oldenburg, writing to the Hon.
Gentlemen, I thank you all; all arms have behaved heroically: infantry, cavalry, and artillery.
It was heroically defended against Shapur (Sapor) II., who unsuccessfully besieged it thrice.
He strove to play the part of royal captive heroically, but the prison life galled him.
The attacks of the Sla y s and Avars upon Thessalonica were heroically repulsed by the inhabitants.
The other army corps and all the fortresses followed his example, Komarom, heroically defended by Klapka, being the last to capitulate (Sept.
Indeed, but for the unceasing simultaneous struggle with the Teutonic knights, the burden of which was heroically borne by Kiejstut, Russian historians frankly admit that Lithuania, not Muscovy, must have become the dominant power of eastern Europe.
Other reverses followed, but the attack on Cuneo was heroically repulsed by the citizens.
On the 18th of October the Swedes invested the fortress-monastery of Czenstochowa, but the place was heroically defended; and after a seventy days' siege the besiegers were compelled to retire with great loss.
In 1420 it heroically withstood a protracted siege by Alphonso V.
Restored to the British in 1762, it was in 1782 heroically but unsuccessfully defended by General Murray.
Having adopted the reformed doctrines in 1552 and 1 553, it fell into the hands of the French through treachery, and was heroically and successfully defended against Charles V.
Margaret did not lack courage, she followed the king on his crusade, and bore herself heroically at Damietta.
aeone ancient peoples of the flint, bronze and iron cultures heroically cleared them of their thin forests long eons ago.
SchNEWS 473, 12th November, 2004 HOLY WAR, BATMAN US forces heroically flatten Fallujah, killing hundreds of civillians.
Suddenly, Joanna's ladylike features, which have been looking benignly tranquil, wrestle heroically and hilariously with the urge to laugh.
Repeated attempts to capture the fort having failed, Menelek and Makonnen opened negotiations with Baratieri for its capitulation, and on the 21st of January the garrison, under Major Galliano, who had heroically defended the position, were permitted to march out with the honors of war.
Suddenly, Joanna 's ladylike features, which have been looking benignly tranquil, wrestle heroically and hilariously with the urge to laugh.
A man heroically rushes into a burning building to save a child, and afterwards says he "just reacted" or "went on auto-pilot."
Battles ensue, with the massively outnumbered Marines falling (heroically) one by one to the collosal bugs.
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