The Medinians fought valiantly, but could not hold out against the well-disciplined Syrians.
the whole burden fell on Winterthur, which struggled valiantly to meet its liabilities, and was helped by large loans from the cantonal and federal governments.
During the religious wars it valiantly resisted Gaspard de Coligny in 1570, but was taken by the Huguenots in 1587.
He led the Turkish cavalry at the battle of Slankamen, and in fact served valiantly but vainly against Austria during the remainder of the war, especially distinguishing himself at Zenta.
Only after Suvarov had valiantly defended Kinburn did he take heart again, and besiege and capture Ochakov and Bender.