Little Wars

Little Wars : (H.G Wells Classics Collection)

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But first let it be noted in passing that there were prehistoric "Little Wars." This is no new thing, no crude novelty; but a thing tested by time, ancient and ripe in its essentials for all its perennial freshness-like spring. There was a Someone who fought Little Wars in the days of Queen Anne; a garden Napoleon. His game was inaccurately observed and insufficiently recorded by Laurence Sterne. It is clear that Uncle Toby and Corporal Trim were playing Little Wars on a scale and with an elaboration exceeding even the richness and beauty of the contemporary game. But the curtain is drawn back only to tantalise us. It is scarcely conceivable that anywhere now on earth the Shandean Rules remain on record. Perhaps they were never committed to paper....show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.81mm | 149.68g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507660960
  • 9781507660966
  • 989,212

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