They belonged to the times when 30,000 men were an army, and when campaigns were spent in sieges.
In the following century came the three sieges of the Civil War.
It represented the worship of the Gods, battles, and sieges, the life of the fields.
All the sieges round the table were filled except the Siege Perilous.
The fact is that in sieges everything else is easier to procure than is wood.
Ships and sieges and armies and pyramids, you know: we mustn't be too heavy.
Footnote 184: Measures had been taken, in expectation, as it should appear, of these sieges.
Of this most terrible of the Norman sieges of Paris, we have fuller record.
One of the rapidest and most furious Sieges anywhere on record.
All these, sieges or pageants, however, what are they but a tale that is told.