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  • This course was the more necessary as the French siege-artillery was with it.

    The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

  • United States Infantry, who, with Companies A and H of his regiment, had been put in command of the siege-artillery, put the four pieces in position; Colonel Morgan, recalling his pickets, posted his command in the trenches.

    From Fort Henry to Corinth

  • Beneath, in the vast plain, were encamped the dark legions of France, their heavy siege-artillery planted against the doomed fortress, while clouds of their cavalry caracoled proudly before us, as if in taunting sarcasm at our inactivity.

    Charles O'Malley — Volume 2

  • The officers who bought these places from Eumenes were supplied by him with siege-artillery to take them, and the proceeds of the plunder were set off against the arrears of pay due to the soldiers.

    Plutarch's Lives Volume III.

  • Whereby, as natural, Royal Highness of York had to withdraw, -- occasionally at full gallop; like to be swallowed by the tide: and his Siege of Dunkirk became a dream, realising only much loss of beautiful siege-artillery and of brave lives.

    The French Revolution

  • Avignon, is now turned out in open war with it; -- and Jourdan Coupe-tete, your first General being killed in mutiny, closes his dye-shop; and does there visibly, with siege-artillery, above all with bluster and tumult, with the 'brave Brigands of Avignon,' beleaguer the rival Town, for two months, in the face of the world!

    The French Revolution

  • The fire of the siege-artillery scarcely reached the ramparts; the sallies of the besieged intercepted the communications between the camp and the squadron, which, on its side, was bombarding the walls of

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 6

  • Duke of York, had invested that important stronghold: on the night of September 8, thanks to the exertions of the garrison and the advance of General Houchard to its relief, the siege was urriedly abandoned and his royal highness had to beat a retreat, leaving behind him 'his siege-artillery and a large quantity of aggage and ammunition.

    The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay — Volume 3

  • The magistrates of Riom, in letters sealed with their own seal, undertook to give Jeanne the Maid and my Lord d'Albret the sum of sixty crowns; but when the masters of the siege-artillery came to demand this sum, the magistrates would not give a farthing. [

    The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2


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