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" ... pleasure it gave them to think that, though defeated, they had had such odds against them." On another occasion the Duke also said, that he thought Napoleon superior to Turenne, Tallard, or any of the old generals of former times ; but Napoleon had... "
The United Service Magazine - Page 236
by Arthur William Alsager Pollock - 1857
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A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to ..., Volume 1

Thomas Raikes - Great Britain - 1857
...every other general, himself in particular, that his power was unlimited. He could order every thing on the spot as he pleased : if he wanted reinforcements, they were sent j if to change the plan of a campaign, it was changed ; if to reward services, he could confer honours...
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A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to ..., Volume 4

Thomas Raikes - London (England) - 1858
...any of the old generals of former times ; but Napoleon had this advantage over every other general, himself in particular, that his power was unlimited....could order everything on the spot as he pleased : if lie wanted reinforcements, they were sent; if to change the plan of a campaign, it was changed; if...
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Half-hours of translation, or Extracts from the best British and American ...

Alphonse Mariette - 1860
...any 13 of the old generals of former times; but Napoleon had this advantage over every other general, himself in particular, that his power was unlimited....could order everything on the spot as he pleased; 14 if he wanted reinforcements, they were sent; if to 15 change the plan of a campaign, it was changed...
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Personal Reminiscences

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1875 - 339 pages
...any of the old generals of former times ; but Napoleon had this advantage over every other general, himself in particular, that his power was unlimited....was changed ; if to reward services, he could confer honors on the field of battle ; whereas the Duke and other generals were obliged to write home to ministers,...
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Celebrities I Have Known: With Episodes, Political, Social ..., Volume 1

Lord William Pitt Lennox - Biography - 1876
...any of the old generals of former times; but Napoleon had this advantage over every other general, himself in particular, that his power was unlimited....could confer honours on the field of battle ; whereas he, the Duke, and other generals were obliged to write home to Ministers, and wait their decision,...
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Frank Leslie's Pleasant Hours, Volume 23

1878
...any of the old generals of former times ; but Napoleon had this advantage over every other general, himself in particular, that his power was unlimited....reinforcements, they were sent; if to change the plan of campaign, it was changed ; if to reward services, be could confer honors ou the field of battle ; whereas...
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Half-hours of French Translation

Alphonse Mariette - 1894
...order every thing on the spot as he pleased :1 if he wanted reinforcements, they were sent; if to2 change the plan of a campaign, it was changed; if to reward services, 'he oould confer honours on the field of battle : whereas the Duke and other generals were obliged to write...
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The Century, Volume 10

1875
...any of the old generals of former times; but Napoleon had this advantage over every other general, himself in particular, that his power was unlimited....was changed ; if to reward services, he could confer honors on the field of battle ; whereas the Duke and other generals were obliged to write home to ministers...
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