Ali was obliged to subdue him, a task which he effected not without difficulty.
After this Suleiman set out to subdue his brother Masud Shah, at Angora, who was finally taken prisoner and treacherously murdered.
More than one of the Danish kings made serious attempts to subdue them.
It should attack and subdue the air, and never give the air an opportunity of attacking or subduing it.
This failed to subdue the monks, whom the Archbishop of Volinsk described as "a band of soft-brained idiots led by a vainglorious hussar."
How, then, subdue the rivalry?
Pippin made several expeditions against the Saxons, but failed to subdue them.
Returning to his province Antony made several attempts to subdue the Parthians, without any decided success.
Roman opinion universally expected that Augustus would take up the work of his predecessors, annihilate the Parthian dominion, and subdue the East as far as the Policy of Augustus.
In self-defence Boleslaus was obliged to subdue them.
They saw that it would never be in their power to subdue all England.
Within a few years they were to realize that it was more probable that the English kings would subdue them.
He was able to subdue the petty princes of the country, and the Portuguese were compelled to give up several towns and pay tribute for their residence at Muscat.
The king of Hungary, too, although no attempt was made to subdue him, became a useful ally.
Besides, the more powerful among them would subdue or destroy their weaker neighbours, and two parties were formed, one headed by Milan, the other by Cremona.
Edward the Elder spent twenty-five laborious years first in repelling and repaying Danish raids, then in setting to work to subdue the raiders.
During the next fifty years three unsuccessful attempts were made by the Spaniards to subdue this courageous people.
David was now free to subdue John of the Isles, to repudiate all his own debts contracted before 1368, and to make preparations for a crusade.
The Germans, however, influenced by Sigismund, determined to make a last attempt to subdue Bohemia by armed force.
A second attempt to subdue Sweden in 1518 was also frustrated by Sture's victory at Brankyrka.