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u.--Ditto. Junot.--Ditto. Gouvion St. Cyr.--"A clever and a good officer, but deficient in enterprise and vigor." Macdonald.--"Too regular, too methodical; an excellent man, but not a great general." Ney.--"No extent of capacity; but he was unfortunate; he is dead." Victor.--"An old woman, quite incapable." Jourdan--"Not capable of leading large armies." Massena.--"Excellent in great danger; negligent and of no goodness out of danger. Knew war well." Marmont.--"Understands the theory of war perfectly. History will tell what he did with his knowledge." (This was accompanied with a sardonic smile.) Regnier.--"An excellent officer." (I denied this, and gave Soult the history of his operations at Sabugal.) Soult replied that he was considered to be a great officer in France; but if what I said could not be controverted as to fact, he was not a great officer; his reputation was unmerited. (The facts were correctly stated, but Regnier was cert