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" Clive struck at Arcot, the capital of the Carnatic, when Trichinopoli was being besieged just as Ladysmith is now. Applying the general principle involved, he says: — ' The general who hesitates to do this, though he sees that if it could be done it... "
History of the French in India: From the Founding of Pondichery in 1674 to ... - Page 275
by George Bruce Malleson - 1868 - 583 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 191

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1900
...principle involved, he says : — ' The general who hesitates to do this, though he sees that if it coul'l be done it would save him and ruin his enemy, does...paralyse the onward march of his opponent. Yet history abounds with such examples. Even Frederic II gave up, at a critical period, his movements on Saxony...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 3; Volume 134

1900
...Applying the general principle involved, he says:— The general who hesitates to do this, though he sees that if it could be done it would save him and...enemy. He does not consider that such a movement must paralyze the onward march of his opponent. Yet history abounds with such examples. Even Frederic II...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 191

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1900
...Applying the general principle involved, he says: — ' The general who hesitates to do this, though he sees that if it could be done it would save him and...paralyse the onward march of his opponent. Yet history abounds with such examples. Even Frederic II gave up, at a critical period, his movements on Saxony...
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The Calcutta Review

R.C. Lepage - 1867
...carrying the war into an enemy's country. The inferior general who hesitates to do this, though he sees that if it could be done it would save him and...the entire available army of the enemy. He does not * Orme states "Captains Gingen, Dalton, Kilpatrick, and Lieutenant Clive endeavoured to rally them,...
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