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" I will keep myself at a distance from the fire, if, with your accustomed valour, you carry disorder and confusion into the enemy's ranks ; but should victory appear for a moment uncertain, you shall see your Emperor expose himself to the first strokes;... "
FLEET TACTICS UNDER STEAM - Page 220
by FOXHALL A. PARKER - 1870
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Napoleon; a History of the Art of War: From the beginning of the Consulate ...

Theodore Ayrault Dodge - Military art and science - 1904
...direct all your battalions. I shall hold myself distant from the fire, if with your accustomed bravery you carry disorder and confusion into the enemy's ranks ; but should victory for a moment be uncertain, you would see your emperor expose himself to the first strokes ; for victory...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 6

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1853
...distance from the tire, if, with your accustomed valor, you carry disorder and confusion into the enemies' ranks. But should victory appear for a moment uncertain, you shall see your Emperor expose himself to the first strokes. Victory must not be doubtful on this occasion." Never bfefore did a general venture...
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Southern Historical Society Papers

Southern Historical Society - Confederate States of America - 1886
...Napoleon at Austerlitz, in which he said: "Soldiers, I will keep myself at a distance from the fire, if with your accustomed valor you carry disorder and confusion into the enemy's ranks; but if victory appear uncertain, you will see your Emperor expose himself in the front of battle." It is...
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Southern Historical Society Papers

Rev. J. Wiliam Jones - 1880
...at Austerlitz, in which he said: "Soldiers, I will keep myself at a distance from the h're, if witli your accustomed valor you carry disorder and confusion into the enemy's ranks; but if victory appear uncertain, you will see your Emperor expose himself in the front of batthv' It is...
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