The third mode of attack employed by the Assyrians in their sieges of fortified places was the mine.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria" by George Rawlinson
The siege of a fortified place by cavalry is ridiculous, if we understand by siege anything more than a very incomplete blockade.
"The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 6. (of 7): Parthia" by George Rawlinson
If Berlin had been fortified in 1806, the army routed at Jena would have rallied there and been joined by the Russians.
"Elements of Military Art and Science" by Henry Wager Halleck
When those were removed it was fortified and protected from the invasions of enemies.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXI, 1624" by Various
But he fortified his throne yet more strongly by the policy of good government.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Owing to this the siege was perhaps the shortest in the annals of war that a fortified city ever sustained.
"The New York Times Current History of the European War, Vol 1, Issue 4, January 23, 1915" by Various
Go, and tell the senate to fortify Rome against the approach of the conqueror.
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
Nevertheless, his mind was not impregnably fortified.
"The Clarion" by Samuel Hopkins Adams
On the 3rd we marched fifteen miles to Zahidabad, where we first came in sight of the fortified hill above Kabul.
"Forty-one years in India" by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
Gower was too well fortified.
"Poor Man's Rock" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
They did not hesitate to attack fortified cities, several of which fell into their hands and were destroyed.
"Historical Tales, Vol 5 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The enemy has fortified himself on a hill just ahead.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
FORTIFYING NEW YORK AND BROOKLYN.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
As far as I could judge, every high slope was fortified.
"Riviera Towns" by Herbert Adams Gibbons
By order of Charles, St. Denis was fortified in 869, after another pillage of St. Germain.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
Dangers fortify his zeal.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
Their towers and fastnesses on the banks of their rivers they have contrived to fortify in a very superior manner.
"Borneo and the Indian Archipelago" by Frank S. Marryat
No fortified point on the left bank of the Danube was left to Turkey.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
This was a fortified town on the sea-coast many leagues from Paris.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
This left the Tennessee Valley open to the enemy, and he entered it and strongly fortified himself at Decatur.
"Makers and Romance of Alabama History" by B. F. Riley
You must not tink you can prevail!
They're fortified all parts;
And, if you come, you'll have to scale
A wall of English hearts.
"Ca N'ira Pas" by Charles Dibdin
"Who goes there?" exclaims the sentry;
"When the sun has once gone down
No one ever makes an entry
Into this here fortified town!"
"The Legend Of St. Sophia Of Kioff" by William Makepeace Thackeray
If your desire is like a fortified city,
a siege will bring it down in time:
You have no portion here in this world –
so wake for the world to come.
"Why Are You Frightened" by Shlomo ibn Gabirol
My son has built a fortified house
To keep his pride from the thunder,
And his steadfast heart from the gnawing mouse
That nibbles the roots of wonder.
"Architects" by Stephen Vincent Benet
THEY are the slaves of death who fear to die,
They are the cowards who strive against
their fate —
And thus it seemed no courage can frustrate
Change, ill, or death, nor virtue fortify.
"Rondel" by E J Rupert Atkinson
It fortifies my soul to know
That, though I perish, Truth is so:
That, howsoe'er I stray and range,
Whate'er I do, Thou dost not change.
I steadier step when I recall
That, if I slip, Thou dost not fall.
"With Whom is no Variableness, Neither Shadow of Turning" by Arthur Hugh Clough
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