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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 762 Seiten
...honor, resign their lives amidst the joys of conquest, and, filled with England's glory, smile in death! The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by...contests with France and Spain, a very small part erer felt the stroke of an enemy; the rest languished in tents and ships, amidst damps and putrefaction;...
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Calcutta Review, Band 33

1859
...same idea is more graphically expressed by Johnson. " The life of a modern soldier is illrepresented by heroic fiction. War has means of destruction more...thousands that perished in our late contests with and Spain, a very small part ever felt the stroke of ' an enemy ; the rest languished in tents and...
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Quarterly Review, Band 105

1859
...century has remained in a great degree true in our own. ' The life of a modern soldier is ill-represented by heroic fiction. War has means of destruction more...the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten tnousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part ever felt the...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 762 Seiten
...honor, resign their lives amidst the joys of conquest, and, filled with England's glory, smile in death! The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by...has means of destruction more formidable than the cann«n nnd the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France...
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A Manual of military surgery

Samuel David Gross - 1861 - 186 Seiten
...epidemics, especially cholera, not unfrequently commit the most frightful ravages. "War," says Johnson, "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 !" Frederick...
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A Manual of Military Surgery; Or, Hints on the Emergencies of Field, Camp ...

Samuel David Gross - 1862 - 186 Seiten
...epidemics, especially cholera, not unfrequently commit the most frightful ravages. "War," says Johnson, "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!" Frederick...
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Royal United Service Institution Journal, Band 6

Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies - 1863
...and have lost nothing of their truth and force. " The life of a British soldier," wrote Johnson, " is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and tens of thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part ever...
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The story of Alec Drummond, of the 17th lancers, Band 1;Band 318

Frederick W. MARTIN - 1869
...struck me that for the moment there were greater fools than these Turks in Turkey. CHAPTER XIII. " The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by...ten thousands that perished in our late contests, a very small part ever felt the stroke of an enemy ; the rest languished in tents and ships, amidst...
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English Composition for the Use of Schools

Robert Armstrong - 1872
...resign their lives amidst the joys of conquest, and, filled with England's glory, smile in death ! The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means of destruction more fo/midable than the cannon and the sword. Of the thou sands and ten thousands that perished in our...
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A History of English Literature: For Junior Classes

Frederick A. Laing - 1873 - 250 Seiten
...Those who write in this fashion are said to have adopted the Johnsonian style. THE MISERIES OF WAR. " The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by...and ten thousands that perished in our late contests witb France and Spain, a very small part ever felt the stroke of an enemy ; the rest languished in...
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