Meanwhile in the Netherlands the sectaries had been making rapid headway in spite of the persecution.
Conde made no headway against Amsterdam, and William retook Naarden (September 14th).
If pollen is scarce, a substitute in the form of either pea-meal or wheaten flour must be supplied to the bees, as brood-rearing cannot make headway without the nitrogenous element indispensable in the food on which the young are reared.
In the meanwhile the Pisan war dragged on without much headway being made.
We know only that the last of them, a Paerisades, unable to make headway against the power of the natives, called in the help of Diophantus, general of Mithradates VI.