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The railway anecdote book - Seite 33
von Railway anecdote book - 1852 - 192 Seiten
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 Seiten
...battle more than once to win it. Margaret Thatcher (b. 1925) British prime minister Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) English soldier, statesman When in doubt, win the trick. Edmond Hoyle...
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Crusade: The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War

Rick Atkinson - 1993 - 575 Seiten
...(Katherine Frey/ Prince George's Journal [Maryland]) Schwarzkopf leads the parade (US Navy) 'Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." — Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, 1815 'Every war is its own excuse. That's why they're all...
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Wind River: A Barnaby Skye Novel

Richard S. Wheeler - 1993 - 352 Seiten
...toward the seminary. His Waterloo dispatch said — now consider this — it said, TMothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.' Think on it." "That' s an excuse never to strive." "Do I seem to be a man who's never strived, Truscott?...
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Why the North Won the Civil War

Henry Steele Commager, David Herbert Donald - 1996 - 127 Seiten
...knew from experience whereof he spoke, depreciated victory with the bitter opinion: "Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." Civil War generals were, of course, not considered sacrosanct — were, in fact, regarded as legitimate...
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Space-Shuttle, Mayday!: Check Six

Richard Earl Hansen - 1996 - 480 Seiten
...well, a greater threat to the Columbia, closing at that moment on that very target. Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, 1815. CHAPTER 35 Through the Western Skies, Republic of South...
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Beowulf's Children

Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes - 1996 - 512 Seiten
...should have started last Tuesday. Nevertheless ..." Cadmann started to climb. 18 ROBOR Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. —ARTHUR WELLESLEY, Duke of Wellington It was a power relay switch. One piece, carefully removed....
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A Blood-dimmed Tide: Dispatches from the Middle East

Amos Elon - 1997 - 332 Seiten
...political minds. Few things can be as debilitating, intellectually, as a great victory. "Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won," Wellington wrote from the field of Waterloo. The painful irony of this early denouement overshadows...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 Seiten
...you do; that's what I called 'guessing what was at the other side of the hill'. 12361 Nothing except d The mother of mank 12362 Ours [our armyl is composed of the scum of the earth - the mere scum of the earth. 12363 (replying...
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Quizzing Canada

Sandra Martin, Roger Hall - 2000 - 183 Seiten
...they want peace, nations should avoid the pinpricks that precede cannon shots." 3. "Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." 4. "In peace, sons bury their fathers; in war, fathers bury their sons." 5. "There is many a boy here...
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The Military Quotation Book: More Than 1,200 of the Best Quotations About ...

James Charlton - 2002 - 182 Seiten
...call itself the victor, there are no winners but all are losers. NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. ARTHUR WELLESLEY, DUKE OF WELLINGTON To win, we must have leaders and commanders with fire in their...
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