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Books Bücher 71 - 75 von 75 in Believe me, nothing except a battle lost, can be half so melancholy as a battle won...
" 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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An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the ...

Rick Atkinson - 2002 - 681 Seiten
...total war. That Eisenhower felt dispirited simply affirmed Wellington's maxim that "nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." To Marshall, he wrote: "I realize that the seeds of discord between ourselves and our British allies...
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Pacific Medical Journal, Band 59

1916
...is it? The best way to be deceived is to think oneself more knowing than others. • Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. — Wellington. The sunny walks of life lead much farther than the stormy paths. F'aradise regained...
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Missouri School Journal, Band 16

1899
...though, it small appear; Small sands the mountain, moments make the year. — Young. Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won. — Duke of Wellington. Search for truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication a duty....
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Rogues in the Gallery: The Modern Plague of Art Thefts

Hugh McLeave - 2003 - 236 Seiten
...and glittering medals and reflected war's grimmer side; he painted the man who wrote, "Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won." Wellington gave the portrait to his sister-in-law, the marchioness Wellesley, who left it to her sister,...
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The Harmon Memorial Lectures in Military History, 1959-1987: A Collection of ...

...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." It is unnecessary to remind this audience that in our Civil War generals were not considered sacrosanct...
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