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" Only those generals who gain successes can set up dictators. What I now ask of you is military success, and I will risk the dictatorship. The government will support you to the utmost of its ability, which is neither more nor less than it has done and... "
Love, Life & Work: Being a Book of Opinions, Reasonably Good-natvred ... - Page 54
by Elbert Hubbard - 1906 - 149 pages
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
...neither more nor less than it has done and will do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...withholding confidence from him, will now turn upon you. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an army while such a spirit...
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Army of Northern Virginia Memorial Volume

John William Jones - 1879 - 347 pages
...ability, %vhich is neither more nor less than it has done and will do for all commanders. I much fear the spirit you have aided to infuse into the army...confidence from him, will now turn upon you. I shall 3O2 MEMORIAL VOLUME. assist you as far as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were...
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About Grant

John Lindsay Swift - 1880 - 206 pages
...Commission as Lieutenant General. CHAPTER VII. CLOSING THE GAPS. " I MUCH fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising their commander and withdrawing confidence from him, will now turn upon you. I shall assist you as far as I can to put...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - 1884 - 508 pages
...that I have given you a command. Only those generals who gain success can set up as dictators. What I ask of you is military success, and I will risk the...Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good ont of an army while such a spirit prevails in it. And now, beware of rashness! Beware of rashness!...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 15

1886
...more nor less than it has done and will do for all its commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...him, will now turn upon you. I shall assist you as lar as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out...
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The North American Review, Volume 144

1887
...more nor less than it has done, and will do, for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, u he were alive again, could get any good out of an army while such a spirit prevails in it. And now,...
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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography, Volume 3

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - 1887
...more nor less than it has done and will do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which yon have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, were he alive again, could get any good out of an army while such a spirit prevails in it. And now,...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - 1888 - 552 pages
...neither more nor less than it has done and will do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, were he alive again, could get any good out of any army while such a spirit prevails in it. And now,...
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Appleton's Cyclopędia of American Biography: Grinnell-Lockwood

James Grant Wilson, John Fiske - 1888
...neither more nor less than it has done and will do for all commanders. I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...as I can to put it down. Neither you nor Napoleon, were he alive again, could get any good out of an army while such a spirit prevails in it. And now,...
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History of the 27th Regiment N.Y. Vols: Being a Record of Its More Than Two ...

1888 - 303 pages
...neither more nor less than it has done, and will do for all commanders, I much fear that the spirit which you have aided to infuse into the army, of criticising...shall assist you, as far as I can, to put it down. Netther you nor Napoleon, if he were alive again, could get any good out of an army while such a spirit...
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