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