eu-tre-pis'-mus from Gk. eutrepes “well-turning”

Numbering and ordering the parts under consideration. A figure of division, and of ordering.
In considering the siege, we should consider three things: First, are diplomatic alternatives exhausted? Second, do we have sufficient means to isolate the enemy? Third, would a siege achieve the desired effect?
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  Sources: Peacham (1577) S3r ("ordinatio")

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