All now set off together to recapture Havre from the English.
This was raised of ter two months, and Martinuzzi took advantage of the retirement of the Turks to raise an army and recapture Lippa.
She put the spoon down, trying to recapture the humor.
When she left, Josh would probably attempt to recapture Carmen.
After the recapture of Buda he was made commander-in-chief of the southern army.
But William's military genius never shone so brightly as in the hour of defeat; he never knew what it was to be beaten, and in 1695 his recapture of Namur was a real triumph of skill and resolution.
This statesmanlike persistence was rewarded by an uninterrupted series of triumphs, culminating in the recapture of Buda (1686) and Belgrade (1688), and the recovery of Bosnia (1689).
His great expedition to Delhi was undertaken in 1756 in order to avenge himself on the Great Mogul for the recapture of Lahore.
On the outbreak of the Civil War, after visiting Conway in the Royalist interest, he joined the king at Oxford; he then returned to Wales, and finding that Sir John Owen, acting on Charles's orders, had seized certain property in Conway Castle that had been deposited with the archbishop for safe-keeping, he went over to the Parliamentary side and assisted in the recapture of Conway Castle in November 1646.
The efficacy of the Little Entente as a counter-reactionary alliance was manifested in April 1921, and again in October 1921, when its concerted action helped to frustrate the two attempts of Charles of Habsburg-Lorraine to recapture the throne of Hungary.
A gateway flanked by turrets (14th century) is a relic of the Hotel de Guise, built as a gild hall for the English woolstaplers, and given to the duke of Guise as a reward for the recapture of Calais.
The kingdom of Naples was still left to recapture; and fearing to be thwarted by Ferdinand of Aragon, Louis XII.
He remained in captivity during the British occupation, during the disastrous retreat of the army of occupation in January 1842, and until the recapture of Kabul in the autumn of 1842.
Its reawakening of the arts derived chiefly from seeking to recapture something thought lost from a past Golden Age.
The duke of Brittany, Francis II., was defeated; Charles the Bold, having failed at Beauvais in his attempt to recapture the towns of the Somme which had been.
Its capture by the mutineers, its siege, and its subsequent recapture by the British have been often told, and nothing beyond a short notice is called for here.
In 718, it was occupied by the Moors, who were only expelled in 1304, and made an unsuccessful attempt to recapture the city in 1331.
But during the course of the second league, provoked by the recapture of Normandy, which he had promised to his brother in exchange for Berry, he was nearly caught in.
From the 8th century to the 13th it was held by the Moors, who finally failed to recapture it from the Spaniards in 1332.
Its recapture by Santa Anna, February-March 1836, was distinguished by the heroic defence of the mission (particularly the chapel of the Alamo) by Colonels William Barrett Travis, James Bowie and Davy Crockett, and 178 others against the attack of about 4000 Mexicans.
The expedition produced the desired effect; Chanda Sahib was obliged to detach a large force of 10,000 men to recapture the city, and the pressure on the English garrison at Trichinopoly was removed.
These wars in Italy, even the fall of the Lombard kingdom and the recapture of the duchy of Bavaria, were merely episodes: Charlemagnes great war was against the Saxons and lasted thirty years (772804).
By the possession of the three bishoprics and the recapture of Calais an effort towards a natural line of frontier and towards a national policy seemed indicated; but while the old soldiers could not forget Marignano, Ceresole, nor Italy perishing with the name of France on her lips, the secret alliance between the cardinal of Lorraine and Granvella against the Protestant heresy foretold the approaching subordination of national questions to religious differences, and a decisive attempt to purge the kingdom of the new doctrines.
He also saw that the revenue of Egypt was falling through the diversion, since about 1800, of the caravan routes from the Nile to the Red Sea ports, and may have wished to recapture the trade, as well as to secure a country whence thousands of slaves could be brought annually.
Of its later history we need only mention the Mongolian capture in 1260; its Egyptian recapture by the Mameluke Kotuz; the ferocious raid of Timur (Tamerlane) in 1399; and the conquest by the Turkish sultan Selim, whereby it became a city of the Ottoman empire (1516).
Their aim was always to recapture what was to them the highest aspect of Vedic religion which had been lost.
However, even after the recapture of the city the symptoms of decline are evident.
The tags have a long life span and permit data retrieval without recapture of the animal.
The recapture of Newry in May 1642 was accompanied by the massacre of soldiers and civilians in reprisal for the killing of Protestants.
Great memorials soar skywards to help you remember..... In this book, we try to recapture your memory.
The breeze was chilly but I strode along, trying to recapture the Serenity I needed.
To do this, we must return to the beginning, to recapture the essence that made people who enjoy games even now enjoy them in the first place."
The game's original protagonist and hero, Little Mac, has decided to strap on the gloves and boots again to recapture his crown as the boxing champion.
Still, it represented a monumental step forward for Palm, a company that had been struggling to recapture its former prominence in the smartphone and PDA market.
Recapture of calcium and unlinking of actin and myosin allow the muscle fiber to relax.
The energy is used to recapture calcium and to unlink actin and myosin.
If a homeowner does sell the home prior to the three-year period, the USDA could recapture the grant money.
At Barbara Feinman Millinery, you can recapture classic styles with a modern twist, or create your own hat.
Still, others enjoy the nostalgia of theater-styled popcorn and wish to recapture the ambiance, including the smell of hot air popped popcorn.
It gives them a moment to recapture the essence of home that they have been longing for every night.
Auto manufacturers are trying to recapture lost business with incentives and rebates.
Crazy quilts are still popular today as a way to recapture the spirit of Victorian times and to hold on to an old art.
They never managed to recapture the buzz they obtained with their first single, E=MC2.
This results in a snub to the earthly beauty Guinevere, and the hero spends the rest of his days attempting to recapture the unattainable beauty of his fairy love.
But the sudden intake of air didn't recapture the words.
You feel you're too calloused to recapture your 1st love.
To recapture a person who has escaped from lawful custody.
The trouble is, you never can quite recapture the essence of the past, can you?
fruitless attempts to recapture lost youth.
gloryy are, however, making a determined effort to recapture former glories this time around following their effective merger with Norton Oakes.
Was he trying to recapture the magic of the first album?
recapture the magic of the first album?
recapture the former glory of Victoria Square.
recapture the essence of the past, can you?
recapture the good excitement of both.
recapture the friendly spirit he had felt in the small town where he had grown up.
The Battle of Hopton Heath, Stafford saved Stafford for the Royalist cause and facilitated the subsequent recapture of Lichfield.
If these students fail on a task, they usually reduce the difficulty of their next task slightly and soon recapture their positive cycle.
It's something you can never recapture, " she recalls.
I was afraid to listen to the album for fear that they could n't recapture the magic of the first two albums.
recapture what was to them the highest aspect of Vedic religion which had been lost.
recapture of the city the symptoms of decline are evident.
recapture of the animal.
soar skywards to help you remember.. ... In this book, we try to recapture your memory.
stridebreeze was chilly but I strode along, trying to recapture the Serenity I needed.
wrestle again following my injury, so to come back and to recapture the big one was unbelievable.
Many doubted I would ever wrestle again following my injury, so to come back and to recapture the big one was unbelievable.
17) carefully distinguishes Solon's Megarian War from a second in which Peisistratus was no doubt in command, undertaken between 570 and 565 to recapture Nisaea (the port of Megara) which had apparently been recovered by the Megarians since Solon's victory (see Sandys on The Constitution of Athens, ch.
An attempt to recapture the city in 1149 was defeated by the heroism of the women, who were thenceforth empowered by the count to wear the red sash of the Order of La Hacha (The Axe), to import their clothes free of duty, and to precede their bridegrooms at weddings.
The intervening months were signalized by the capture of Baton Rouge in May 1862 - the Confederates vainly attempting to recapture it in August.
The " method of least squares," by which the most probable result can be educed from a body of observational data, was published by Adrien Marie Legendre in 1806, by Carl Friedrich Gauss in his Theoria Motus (1809), which described also a mode of calculating the orbit of a planet from three complete observations, afterwards turned to important account for the recapture of Ceres, the first discovered asteroid (see Planets, Minor).
In 422 he was sent to recapture Amphipolis, but was outgeneralled by Brasidas and killed.
This visually exciting redevelopment seeks to help recapture the former glory of Victoria Square.
Who generally plays recapture the good excitement of both.
Harris wished to recapture the friendly spirit he had felt in the small town where he had grown up.
It 's something you can never recapture, she recalls.
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