The value of this reinforcement at this particular moment can hardly be overestimated.
But it is in the design of steel concrete beams that the greatest ingenuity has been shown, and almost every patentee of a "system" has some new device for arranging the steel reinforcement to the best advantage.
His favorite Joyeuse was to defeat the king of Navarre, whose forces were very weak, while Guise was to deal with the strong reinforcement of Germans that Elizabeth was sending to Henry of Navarre.
Howe, who had received a small reinforcement, followed.
With the reinforcement which arrived afterwards he established complete control of the western seas.