Daniel Webster for Young Americans

Daniel Webster for Young Americans

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"[...]of conquest and renown; victor and vanquished presently pass away to oblivion, and the world goes on in its course, with the loss only of so many lives and so much treasure. The Battle of Marathon. But if this be frequently, or generally, the fortune of military achievements, it is not always so. There are enterprises, military as well as civil, which sometimes check the current of events, give a new turn to human affairs, and transmit their consequences through ages. We see their importance in their results, and call them great, because great things follow. There have been battles which have fixed the fate of nations. These come down to us in history with a solid and permanent interest, not created by a display of glittering armor, the rush of adverse battalions, the sinking and[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 245g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507552599
  • 9781507552599