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Would he not, in any of these cases, have been set down as a rash, headstrong, obstinate man, who had blindly rushed upon inevitable destruction? --Would not every historian, or secret memoir writer, of the Alison and Wilson stripe, have found out, as they have found out with regard to the Russian campaign, that it was an impossible enterprise? Let us now come to Hannibal. In the year 218 before Christ, he left Spain, passed the Pyrennees, crossed the Rhone and the Alps, and arrived at Turin, in the midst of the Cis Alpine Gauls, who were friends and allies.--This was the most daring enterprise, in the opinion of Napoleon, ever conceived by the mind of man. He set out from Spain with 100,000 men. He sent 40,000 back, and arrived at the foot of the Alps with 59,000. Of these he lost 33,000 in the passage over the mountains, so that he entered Cis-Alpine Gaul with but 26,000. Think of that, when we are told about the losses Napoleon sustained before he entered Moscow. Hannibal