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" We must look, therefore, for the existing evils, and for the situation in which we now find the army, to some cause besides those resulting from the operations in which we have been engaged. "
The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion - Page 49
1813
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Life of ... the duke of Wellington

Andrew Redman Bonar - 1850
...also made such short marches, none in which they made such long and repeated halts ; none in which tho retreating armies were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy. The army met with no disaster, it suffered no privation but such as mil;ht have been prevented by due...
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The Victories of Wellington and the British Armies

William Hamilton Maxwell - Great Britain - 1852 - 528 pages
...occurred. Yet the necessity for retreat existing, none was ever made in which the troops made such short marches ; none on which they made such long...were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy. We must look, therefore, for the existing evils, and for the situation in which we now find the army,...
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The Life of ... Duke of Wellington, Volume 1

Joachim Hayward Stocqueler - 1852
...necessity for retreat existing, none was ever made on which the troops had such short marches ; none on which the retreating armies were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy. " We must look, therefore, for the existing evils, and for the situation in which we now find the army,...
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The Battle of Waterloo: With Those of Ligny and Quatre Bras, Described by ...

Quatre-Bras, Battle of, Quatre-Bras, Belgium, 1815 - 1852 - 475 pages
...made with excellent skill. "None," said Lord Wellington, "was ever known in which the troops made such short marches; none on which they made such long and repeated halts ; none in which the retreating armies were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy. The army met...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1854
...were most severe. The necessity for retreat existing, none was ever made on which the troops made such short marches; none on which they made such long and repeated halts ; and none on which the retroatiug armies were so little pressed on their rear by theeuemy. Yet, from the moment...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Volume 9

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1854
...were most severe. The necessity for retreat existing, none was ever made on which the troops made such short marches; none on which they made such long and repeated halts ; and none on which the retreating armies were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy. Yet, from the moment...
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On the Uses and Application of Cavalry in War from the Text of Bismark: With ...

Friedrich Wilhelm Graf von Bismark, North Ludlow Beamish - Cavalry - 1855 - 455 pages
...severe. The Wellington necessity for retreat existing, none was ever made on which the troops made such short marches ,• none on which they made such long and repeated halts ; and none on which the note.' ' ' retreating armies were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy. Yet from...
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The Diary of a Cavalry Officer in the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaign, 1809 ...

William Tomkinson - Great Britain - 1894 - 358 pages
...necessity of retreat existing, none was ever made in which the Troops made such short marches, none in which they made such long and repeated halts, and...which the retreating armies were so little pressed in their rear by the Enemy. We must look therefore for the existing evils and for the situation in...
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Reflections on the Art of War

Sir Reginald Clare Hart - Military art and science - 1897 - 364 pages
...the troops had such short marches; none on which they made such long and repeated halts; and none on which the retreating armies were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy." Again, during the retreat to Corunna, though the army had sustained no defeat — had not even fought...
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Wellington's Operations in the Peninsula (1808-1814)

Lewis [William George] Butler - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1904
...have occurred. Yet the necessity for retreat existing, none was ever made on which the troops had such short marches ; none on which they made such long and repeated halts ; and none on which the retreating armies were so little pressed on their rear by the enemy. " We must therefore...
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