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|Instead he would present facts, "always good facts," he would say and array them |
against pertinent criteria. The reader would decide. He was much ... Jackie rose
and said to the moderator, "I don't imagine I'll be adding much to this discussion."
He removed ... An old trooper paraphrased an Artillery slogan about its regal
sense of self, "Slater always lends dignity to what would otherwise be vulgar
|Missions To understand artillery's role in battle, we need to look at its place |
among the three combat arms: infantry, cavalry ... as allegedly stated by Frederick
the Great of Prussia, is "to lend dignity to what would otherwise be a vulgar brawl!
... von Clausewitz called it, when all the uncertainties add up to slow the
|Under cross-examination Voris averred: Q. Did you hear anybody other than |
Charles Blevins say that they would burn this house or ... the perfection of artillery
"which lends dignity to what otherwise would become a vulgar brawl. ... War
reportage rivals war's confusion, and often adds to it, as crucial episodes go
1944 - Snippet view
|"Let them do the common, the hardest work in the interest of the army and the |
defense of the Soviet land. ... combatant arms — tanks, air force, infantry, artillery,
cavalry — are described in ample detail for the layman. ... these horsemen
nullified the gibe of 1918 that "the function of cavalry in war was to add tone to
what would otherwise be a vulgar brawl. ... The story, which begins quietly with a
dignified shoals fisher crowning an equally dignified deep-sea fisher with a pie
because of a ...
|I will be excused for saying in reference to the action that I owe everything to |
Generals Foster, Iteno, and Parks, as more full details will show. ... Sir Robert
says :--“ There is not the , least likelihood—whatever may be the vulgar and
vindictive attacks with T which I am ... As regards his clerical position, he had
been restored to his former dignity in the Church. .... he has been nominated
prefect of the place; Major Zambra-Kaki, of the Artillery, Lieutenant-Colonel
Boggiari, cousin of the ...
|The Warden cried out to Crahb, the imprisoned guard. to fight for his life. ... He |
hoped that success would afford the opportunity of making, without delay, a sife
and honorable peace, and re-establishing that intercourse .... Men whose lives
were abominable were heard to boast that thcy had'abandoncd the pistol and the
poniard-the vulgar instruments of assassination-— ... Perhaps one or two
sentences were omitted, but otherwise it was published in the Monfteur nearly as
he spoke it.
|Originally published in 1991, Crete 1941 is a breathtaking account of a momentous battle of World War II.|
|Louis-Ferdinand Celine's revulsion and anger at what he considered the idiocy and hypocrisy of society explodes from nearly every page of this novel.|
|An army will never be faithful to its chief in the hour of danger without some |
powerful motive, independently of the ... We were about to add the well-known
personal vnlour of the Duke of Victory to the list of his merit-;; but we remember
that ... Napoleon did not always bear the tri-coloured flag in his own hand,
exposed to the thunder of three hundred pieces of artillery. ... seems lost in the
intoxicating tumult of the fight; and one would suppose that his sole anxiety was
to win the reputation ...
|Each chapter contains many direct quotes from St. John's writings, in addition to commentary on St. John's words. This book, therefore, should be used as a primer to the Ladder as a helpful tool for ascending the spiritual heights.|