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" Creasy to select for military description those few battles of which, in the words of Hnllam, ' a contrary event would have essentially varied the drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes. "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 384
edited by - 1848
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, Volume 1

Henry Hallam - Civilization, Medieval - 1822 - 624 pages
...sepulcris.' The victory of Charles Martel has immortalized his name, and may justly be reckoned among those few battles of which a contrary event would...the drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes; with Marathon, Arbcla, the Metaurus, Chalons, and Leipsic. Yet do we not judge a little too much by...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 24

Literature - 1848 - 692 pages
...The victory of Charles Martel [at Tours] has immortalised hie name, and may justly be reckoned among those few battles of which a contrary event would...varied the drama of the world in all its subsequent «cenes; Marathon, ABUELA, the Metaurus, Chalons, and Leipsic." — II MI VM " Alexander deserves the...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 23

Literature - 1848 - 692 pages
...important incident in the drama now being acted ? None ; and yet we read history, and believe it." THE SIX DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD. BY PROFESSOR...Those few battles of which a contrary event would hare essentially varied the drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes. — HALLAM. No. V.—...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 13

American literature - 1848 - 614 pages
...last, amount to 1,1341. •it. Toe fund is still 5002. deficient. From Bentley'i MiiceHiny. | •' THE six 'DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD. BY PROFESSOR...drama, of the world in all its subsequent scenes." — HALIAM. x ' • J No. I.— MARATHON. " duibus actus uterque . -. Europae atque Asise fatis concurrent...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

American literature - 1849 - 600 pages
...THE DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD. BT PROFESSOR CREASY. NO. VIII.— THE BATTLE OF CHALONS, AD 451. " Those few battles, of which a contrary event would...drama of the world, in all its subsequent scenes,- — Marathon, Arbela, the Metaurus, CHALONS, and Leipsic." — HALLAM. "The discomfiture of the mighty...
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Elements of Universal History, on a New and Systematic Plan: From the ...

Henry White - History - 1844 - 594 pages
...The victory of Charles," says Hallam, "has immortalized his name, and may justly be reckoned among those few battles of which a contrary event would...the drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes — with Marathon, Arbela, the Metaurus, Chalons, and Leipsic." The victor endeavoured to complete...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 23

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1848 - 684 pages
...shall go on and finish our narrative in our own way, just as if there were no such raven -throated commentators at all. Jack Tier, still known by that...battles of which a contrary event would have essentially varird Ai drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes. — H ALLAH. No. IV.— ARMINIUS'S VICTORY...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 14

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1848 - 602 pages
...execution so refined and delicw, that we feel assured all must agree witka From Beitley» Miiccllany. THE DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD. BY PROFESSOR CREASY....event would have essentially varied the drama of the wtrii i all its subsequent scenes.— HALLAM. THE BATTLE OP VALMY. Purpnrei metuunt tyranni Injurioso...
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Elements of universal history

Henry White - 1848 - 704 pages
...The victory of Charles," says Hallam, " has immortalized his name, and may justly be reckoned among those few battles of which a contrary event would...the drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes — with Marathon, Arbela, the Metaurus, Chalons, and Leipsic." The victor endeavoured to complete...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 13

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1848 - 610 pages
...discover deep things out of darkness," and " reveal the ordinances of heaven." From Bentley'i Miscellany. THE SIX DECISIVE BATTLES OF THE WORLD. BY PROFESSOR...CREASY. " Those few battles of which a contrary event woulJ have essentially varied the drama of the world in all its subsequent scenes."— HALLAM. No....
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