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" ... that no great and decisive advantages were ever obtained over him, and that the opportunity to strike an important blow never passed away unused. He has been termed the American Fabius; but those who compare his actions with his means will perceive... "
Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 80
edited by - 1833
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 5

John Marshall - 1807 - 840 pages
...compare his actions with his means will perceive at least as much of Marcell us as of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising...relying upon those chances which sometimes give a favourable issue to attempts apparently desperate, his conduct was regulated by calculations made upon...
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The Oxford review; or, Literary censor, Volume 1

734 pages
...least as much of Marcellus as of Fabius, in his character. He could not have been more eu-. terprising without endangering the cause he defended, nor have...of rashness. Not relying upon those chances which spiuetimeg give a favourable issue tp attempts apparently desperate, his conduct was regulated by calculations...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - 1835 - 546 pages
...compare his actions with his means, will perceive at least as much of Marcellus as of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising...hazard without incurring justly the imputation of raslmess. Not relying upon those chances which sometimes give a favorable issue to attempts apparently...
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A General Biographical Dictionary: Containing Lives of the Most ..., Volume 4

Edmund Bellchambers - 1835
...leait ai much of Marcel lus ai of Fab im in his character. He could not have been more enterprlning without endangering the cause he defended, nor have...hazard without incurring justly the imputation of ruhncvs. In hi* civil administration, as in hb military career, were ample and repeated proofs of that...
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The Literary Remains of the Late Willis Gaylord Clark ..., Volume 56; Volume 276

Willis Gaylord Clark - 1844 - 486 pages
...compare his actions with his means, will perceive at least as much of Marcellus as of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising,...called a second time to command the armies of the United States, a change of circumstances had taken place, and he meditated a corresponding change of...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 13

Francis Lieber - 1851 - 544 pages
...of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising without endangering the etwse he defended, nor have put more to hazard without incurring...called a second time to command the armies of the IT; States, a change of circumstances, had taken place, and he meditated a cor responding change of...
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The Wide-awake Gift: A Know-nothing Token for 1855

One of 'em - 1855 - 340 pages
...compare his actions with his means, will perceive at least as much of Marcellus as of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising...of his army, and the real situation of his country. No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that the ends of Washington were always upright,...
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The Presidents of the United States: From Washington to Pierce, Comprising ...

John Frost - 1855 - 472 pages
...least as much of Marcellus as of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprizing without endangering the cause he defended, nor have...of his army, and the real situation of his country. "No truth can be uttered with more confidence than that the ends of Washington were always upright,...
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Cyclopaedia of American literature, by E. A. and G. L ..., Volume 1; Volume 62

Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1855 - 718 pages
...compare his actions with his means, will perceive at least as rauch of Marcellus as of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising without endangering the cause lie defended, nor have put more to hazard, without incurring justly the imputation of rashness. Not...
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Cyclopaedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and ..., Volume 1

Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck - 1856 - 704 pages
...compare his actions with his means, will perceive at least as much of ilarcellus as of Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising...relying upon those chances which sometimes give a favourable issue to attempts apparently desperate, his conduct was regulated by calculations made upon...
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