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Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 4 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 17, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 7. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 2 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 19, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.), Chapter 2: military policy, or the philosophy of war. (search)
s of chiefs of the State with their subordinates, are so rare and so transient, that there is no occasion for astonishment at the difficulty of putting men in their place. The faith of the prince, seduced by appearances, will then sometimes be surprised, and with sentiments the most elevated, he can be deceived in his selections, without being liable to be reproached for it. One of the surest means for avoiding this misfortune, would seem to be to realize the fine fiction of Fenelon in Telemachus, and to seek the faithful Philocles, sincere and generous, who placed between the prince and all aspirants to the command, would be able, by his more direct relations with the public, to enlighten the monarch as to the choice of individuals, the best recommended by their talents, as well as by their character. But will this faithful friend himself never yield to personal affections? Will he know how to divest himself of prepossessions? Was not Suwaroff repulsed by Potemkin because of hi