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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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Washington and the American Republic, Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1879 - 716 pages
...who compare his actions with his means, will perceive at least as much of Marcellus as Fabius in his character. He could not have been more enterprising,...made upon the capacities of his army and the real sit. nation of his country. " In his civil administration, as in his military career, ample and repeated...
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