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|Ia Drang, the Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam Harold G. Moore, Joseph L. |
Galloway. 15. Friendly. Fire. Dulce bellurn inexpertis. (“War is delightful lo those
who have no experience of iL”) —Erusrv1us The ordeal of rifleman Arthur Viera.
crumpled on the ground. terribly ... I knew that dead men had their eyes open.
|Texts from the Ancient Greeks to the First World War Chris Brown, Terry Nardin, |
Nicholas Rengger ... His essay on the adage duke belium inexpertis, "war is
sweet to those who have not tried it," may be read as a defense of ... There are
some things in the affairs of men, fraught with dangers and evils of which one can
have no idea until one has put them to the test. ... of kings, but old men who know
all about the matter from experience are glad enough to deny themselves this
|No question, all great enterprises and designs, that are to be executed, have |
many parts, even in the projection, fit for the ... And we often hear, in debates of
great moment, animadversions of more weight and consequence, from those
whose ordinary conversation may not be so delightful, ... He has had but small
experience in the managing affairs, who is not able experimentally to name to
himself some ...
|FABRIZIO: Without doubt the greater number is more desirable and more |
necessary than the smaller: rather, to say better, where a ... in that country who
would have had this experience, as much because few have been in a war, as
because of those few who have been, ... their free days, which proposition does
not do any harm either to the country or the men; rather, to the young, it ought to
be delightful, ...
|If there be a lofty magnanimity in the spirit, war will strengthen and unfold it. ... |
The spirit has derived from the accidents of life its occasion of strength, but it has
been by subjugating those accidents ... That proud and stately satisfaction in its
own greatness, by which its fortitude is sustained, is not a feeling known only and
produced at the time of need ; it must be a habitual ... its own greatness — and,
with deliberate purpose, choosing the virtue of which it has already made
|My strategy is not unlike that of William James in his famous essay “The Moral |
Equivalent of War. ... Battle (New York: Harper, 1967), 28–29, 30–31, observes,
What are these secret attractions of war, the ones that have ... I believe that they
are: the delight in seeing, the delight in comradeship, the delight in destruction. ...
Menand wonderfully observes that Holmes had gone off to fight because of his
moral beliefs, but the experience of the war “did more than make him lose those
|For Erasmus, war is wasteful, destructive of community, and an indulgence by the |
rich and powerful. ... From Pindar we have:2 'War is sweet for those who have not
tried it, but anyone who knows what it is is horrified beyond ... It is pleasant, for
those who have never tried, to seek the favour of a powerful friend, But the
experienced dread it.3 It seems fine and ... It seems delightful to be in love with
girls, but only to those who have not yet tasted the bitter in the sweet.4 The adage
could be ...
|... birth of a prince would frustrate the measures which had been taken to secure |
the succession to the sons she hoped to have, ... and with the war which
AiHipater had to sustain against Greece; because those transactions are most
detached, and in a manner distinct from the other events. ... reluctance in those
settlements, because they did not experience that delight and satisfaction with
which they had ...
|America from the Revolutionary War to the Present Lisa Grunwald, Stephen J. |
Adler ... The experience of the one. and the anxiety of the other. prompts her
instruction; and she has been too happy in both ... and trust me. for l have
experienced it, there is no feeling more delightful to ones self than that of turning
those little ...
|... of his Lieutenant General King ; who, no doubt, was an Officer of great |
Experience and Ability, yet, being a Scots-mao, was in ... Such Articles of Action
were no sooner over, than he retired to his delightful Company, Musick, or his
softer pleasures; ... when, upon the taking of Bristol, his Majesty had a purpose to
have march'd towards London on the other side ) ont of ... without doubt, was the
effect of the universal Discontent, and the miserable Condition to which the
People of those ...