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" The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means of destruction more formidable than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with... "
Essays on Peace & War: Which First Appeared in the Christian Mirror, Printed ... - Seite 110
von William Ladd - 1827 - 279 Seiten
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Introductory Lectures to a Course of Military Surgery: Delivered in the ...

George Ballingall - 1830 - 246 Seiten
...thisdepartment of the course without bringing to your recollection, that, in the words of Johnson, " war has means of destruction more formidable than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and tens of thousands that have perished, how small a proportion ever felt the stroke of an enemy !" At...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Band 101,Teil 2

1831
...glory smile even in death. But the life of a modern soldier, says Johnson, now much to our purpose, is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and tens of thousands that perish during the course of a campaign, a very small part ever feels the stroke...
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The Calumet: New Series of the Harbinger of Peace, Band 1

1831
...battle into eternity ! But the battle-field is not the only place where the soldier finds a grave. War has means of destruction more formidable than the cannon and the sword. Could we '«ke the sum of those who have " languished in tents and ships, amidst damps and putrefaction...
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Lives of the poets. Lives of eminent persons. Political tracts. Philological ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...honour, resign their lives amidst Ikt joys of conquest, and, filled with England's glory, smile in death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by...means of destruction more formidable than the cannon antl the eword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...rm°7i their livei amidst the joys of cuiiifiiit, and, filled with England's glory, imile in death. ns and allegorical imagery, and perhaps, while he...description, he did not sufficiently cultivate sen tin- cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...rtsi^n Ihrir lirrs amid-,1 Iht jays of eoni¡iinl, and, jilted with England's glory, gmue in death. . His directions were obeyed, the company dispersed, and Lady Elizabeth and her son des*riiction more formidable than tlie cannon iuxl the •word. Of the thousnnol« and ten thousands...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and Genius, Band 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...England's glory, smiie in death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fuM ion. r a considerable while, and desiring the reason thereof, was answere aword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests wilh France and Spain,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Band 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...resign their lives amidst the joys of conquest, and, filled with England's glory, smile in death ! 0!. 0!. x0!. 0) the thousand« and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Band 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...resign their lives i amidst the joys of conquest, and, filled with England's glory, smile in death ! The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by...destruction more formidable than the cannon and the sword. CM I the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very...
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The Book of Peace: A Collection of Essays on War and Peace

1845 - 606 Seiten
...likely to ensue ? Far greater, however, is the incidental loss of life. Well does Dr. Johnson say, " War has means of destruction more formidable than...the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perish, a very small part ever feel the stroke of the enemy. The rest languish in tents and ships,...
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