Having collected a large army Heracles set out for Eubœa in order to besiege Œchalia, its capital.
Antony of Bourbon headed an army of the Catholics to besiege the city.
Another fleet, on its way to besiege Lilybæum, in the same year, was lost off Cape Pactyrus.
So it was with Montgomery, for he was enabled to besiege the fort in both ways.
After its capture, with the Mississippi open to supply the two armies, they were to unite and besiege Vicksburg.
With what passion, what entreaties, what tears did she besiege the throne!
He commenced landing troops in Italy, threatening to besiege Rome.
I first besiege their hearts with flattery, and then pour in my proposals at the breach.
Advancing therefore with a large army, he prepared to besiege Champa, the capital city.
Notwithstanding the strength of the fortress, William resolved to besiege it.