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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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Philips' historical readers, Ausgabe 4

Philip George and son, ltd - 1883
...spectacle of human suffering that he viewed around him. " My heart is broken," he wrote at the time, " 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 second occupation of Paris, the...
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Gems for the Fireside: Comprising the Most Unique, Touching, Pithy, and ...

Otis Henry Tiffany - 1883 - 912 Seiten
...prepared for war is one of the most effectual ways of preserving peace. (George Washington. Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. (Duke of Wellington. On« to destroy, is murder by the law ; And gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe;...
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Philips' Historical Readers: Modern England from the accession of James I to ...

1884
...spectacle of human suffering that he viewed around him. " My heart is broken," he wrote at the time, " 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 second occupation of Paris, the...
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The later decisive battles of the world, from Hastings to Waterloo, an ...

sir Edward Shepherd Creasy - 1885
...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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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - 1889 - 701 Seiten
...preserving peace. 5743 George Washington : Speech, Jan. 8, 1790. To both Houses of Congress. Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as ' a battle won. 5744 Duke of Wellington : Despatch. 1815. The whole art of war consists in getting at what is on the...
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My Mother's Bible: A Memorial Volume of Addresses for the Home

Charles Le Roy Goodell - 1891 - 229 Seiten
...way! It was the thought of this fearful cost which made the Duke of Wellington write: "Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." And yet for those who die in a great cause death has lost the sharpness of its sting. "Come to the...
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The Altruistic Review, Band 1

1893
...said a truer or a sadder thing than in his dispatch from the red field of Waterloo : " Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." But, while such considerations as these might perhaps have been more thrilling, I have chosen to take...
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The Martial Annals of the City of York

Caesar Caine, Cæsar Caine - 1893 - 287 Seiten
...followers, and escaped to Scotland. 1 The Duke of Wellington is reported to have said "that nothing, except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won." Never, in the annals of English battle-fields, has the victor been summoned to deplore such a field...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 Seiten
...preserving peace. p. GEOBGE WASHINGTON — Speech to Both Houses of Congress. Jan. 8, 1790. Nothing except . . . . . . . . / / / ). q. DCKK OF WELLINGTON— Despatch. 1815. Oh, a strange hand writes for our dear son — 0, stricken...
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YMCA Year Book and Official Rosters

Young Men's Christian Associations - 1896
...and wounded soldiers, of whom there were many without shelter or physical comforts. " Nothing except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won," said Wellington, and this was proven at Santiago after the surrender. One of the officers in writing...
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