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" The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means of destruction more formidable than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part... "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 241
by Edward Cave, John Nichols - 1831
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Liberty - 1795 - 406 pages
...joys of conquest, and * filled with England's glory, smile in .death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part ever felt...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...of indirect injuries, vwithout the bravery of war, or the security of peace. Falkland Iflands, p. 9. War has means of destruction more formidable than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands, and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part ever felt...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...filled with England's glory, smiL' in death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroick fiction. War has means of destruction more formidable...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very imail part ever felt...
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The Warrior's Looking Glass: Wherein is Shewn from Many High Authorities ...

George Beaumont - War - 1808 - 204 pages
...joys of conquest, and, filled with England's glory, smile in death ! ! The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part ever felt...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Jilled with England'^ glory, smile in death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroick fiction. War has means of destruction more formidable...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, avery small part ever felt...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1810
...Jilled with England's gloiy, smile in death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroick fiction. War has means of destruction more formidable...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part ever felt...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...conquest, and filled with England's glory, smile in death. '•,. ', •— The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...than the cannon and the sword. Of the, thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Sfiain, a very small part ever felt...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...the joys of conquest, and Jilted naitk England's glory, smile in death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Sfiain, a very small part ever felt...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...the joys of conquest, And fill'd with England's glory smile in death. * The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...than the cannon and the sword. Of the thousands and ten thousands, that perished in our late contests with France and Spain, a very small part ever felt...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...the joys of conquest, and jfilled with England's glory, smile in death. The life of a modern soldier is ill represented by heroic fiction. War has means...destruction more formidable than the cannon and the s\yord. Qf the thousands and ten thousands that perished in our late contests with France and Spain,...
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