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" ... the speakers who have preceded me in the importance of tablets of this kind, it reminds us impressively of the men who have stood for right and men who have labored in the right. Over the portals of the college of war, where Ferdinand Foch was once... "
Foch the Man: A Life of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Armies - Page 31
by Clara Elizabeth Laughlin - 1918 - 149 pages
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Foch the Man ...

Clara Elizabeth Laughlin - World War, 1914-1918 - 1919 - 188 pages
...and read there that self -same wish which was inscribed over the door of his first school in Tarbes: "May this house remain standing until the ant has...sea and the tortoise has crawled round the world." The edifice in which part of the Polytechnic was housed was the ancient College of Navarre, and a Navarrias...
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Famous Generals of the Great War who Led the United States and Her Allies to ...

Charles Haven Ladd Johnston - Generals - 1919 - 310 pages
...this was in a venerable building, over the portal of which was the following inscription in Latin: " May this house remain standing until the ant has drunk...sea and the tortoise has crawled round the world." Here the young French lad learned to read and write, and here he became conspicuous for his earnestness...
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A Book of Boyhoods, Chaucer to MacDowell

Eugénie Mary Fryer - Artists - 1920 - 302 pages
...lad a special meaning, that steadfastness and singleness of purpose to carry on until accomplishment. "May this house remain standing until the ant has...sea, and the tortoise has crawled round the world," the prayer ran, and it became in later years the Boy's passionate prayer for France. The Boy's family...
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Harper's Pictorial Library of the World War, Volume 11

Albert Bushnell Hart - World War, 1914-1918 - 1920
...Tarbes: Siste domus donee fluctus formica marines Ebibat et totum testudo perambulet orbem. Which means, "May this house remain standing until the ant has...the waves of the sea, and the tortoise has crawled around the world." Another pupil who was at the Polytechnique at the same time was destined to become...
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