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" ... and over again, with but a change of actors and of costume. There is more than a fanciful resemblance between Civilis and William the Silent, two heroes of ancient German stock, who had learned the arts of war and peace in the service of a foreign... "
A Handbook of Ophthalmic Science and Practice - Page 416
by Henry Edward Juler - 1884 - 430 pages
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The Rise of the Dutch Republic - Volume, Volume 1

John Lothrop Motley - History - 2005 - 436 pages
...concentration of purpose, constancy in calamity, elasticity almost preternatural, self-denial, consumate craft in political combinations, personal fortitude,...both. The ambition of each was subordinate to the cause which he served. Both refused the crown, although each, perhaps, contemplated, in the sequel,...
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The North American Review, Volume 83

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1856
...learned the arts of war and peace in the service of a foreign and haughty world-empire. Determination, concentration of purpose, constancy in calamity, elasticity...both. The ambition of each was subordinate to the cause which he served. Both refused the crown, although each, perhaps, contemplated, in the sequel,...
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