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" Believe me, nothing except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won... "
The railway anecdote book - Seite 33
von Railway anecdote book - 1852 - 192 Seiten
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A Century of Anecdote from 1760-1860, Band 1

John Timbs - 1864
...and soon after wrote the words just quoted from his letter. .Again, he feelingly wrote : " My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in...companions, and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing except ing a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won. The bravery of my troops ha& hitherto...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 778 Seiten
...osity and ation. The Monks and the Giants. Canto \. 6. DUKE OF WELLINGTON. 1769-1852. Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. Despatch, 1815. SYDNEY SMITH. 1769-1845. It requires a surgical operation to get a joke well into a...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 Seiten
...osity and ation. Tht Monks and the Giants. Canto, i. 6. DUKE OF WELLINGTON. 1769-1852. Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. Despatch, 1815. GEORGE CANNING. 1770-1827. Story ! God bless you ! I have none to tell, sir. The Friend...
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Life of the Duke of Wellington

Rosamond Waite - 1878 - 315 Seiten
...his success, he was grieving for his brave men. "My heart is broken," he writes after his victory, " by the terrible loss I have sustained in my old friends...companions and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. The bravery of my troops has hitherto...
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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo

Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy - 1879 - 407 Seiten
...him almost immediately after his return from the field, he thus expressed himself : — " My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in...companions, and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won ; the bravery of my troops has hitherto...
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English (The Granville) history readers, Ausgabe 4

Thomas J. Livesey - 1881
...letter written by the Duke after his return from the field, he thus expressed himself : — " My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in...companions and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." NOTES. 1 Waterloo, a village in front...
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Military maxims & apophthegms of commanders. The soldier's diary. Compiled ...

Bartle Teeling - 1881
...capacity shall have made me what you (father) wish.' — Due d'Enghien ( Conde). December 18 ' My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in...companions, and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing, except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won. The bravery of my troops has hitherto...
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A first history of England

Louise Creighton - 1881 - 392 Seiten
...him as he passed. A terrible number of men were killed in the battle. Wellington wrote, " My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in...old friends and companions and my poor soldiers." But the battle of Waterloo ended the war. The Allies marched into Paris in triumph, and Lewis XVIII....
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - 1882 - 899 Seiten
...preserving peace. ,, GEOBGE WASHINGTON— Speech to both Houses of Congress, Jan. 8, 1790. Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. fc. DUKE OF WELLINGTON —Despatch. 1815. One to destroy, is murder by the law; And gibbets keep the...
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First (-Third) historical reader. [With] Home-lesson book to the ..., Bücher 3

Blackwood William and sons - 1883
...night, his tears came thick and fust, and he sobbed and moaned aloud. Soon after he wrote : " My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in...lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won," And when Dr Hume came into his tent to read the list of killed, the Duke—though worn out with fatigue—sat...
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