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" ... breast. To add to all this, compassion strikes the beating heart with pity at the sight of the maimed and fallen. The young soldier cannot reach any of these different strata of danger without feeling that the light of reason does not move here in... "
On War - Page 56
by Carl von Clausewitz - 1908
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On war: tr. by J.J. Graham. 3 vols. complete in 1

1873
...same medium, that it is not refracted in the same manner as in speculative contemplation. Indeed, ho must be a very extraordinary man who, under these...true that habit soon blunts such impressions ; in half-an-hour we begin to be more or less indifferent to all that is going on around us : but an ordinary...
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War and the World's Life

Frederic Natusch Maude - Military art and science - 1907 - 424 pages
...feeling that the light of reason does not move here in the same medium, that it is not refracted in the same manner as in speculative contemplation. Indeed,...instantaneous decisions. It is true that habit soon blunts these impressions ; in half an hour we begin to be more or less indifferent to all that is going on...
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War and the World's Life

Frederic Natusch Maude - Military art and science - 1907 - 424 pages
...feeling that the light of reason does not move here in the same medium, that it is not refracted in the same manner as in speculative contemplation. Indeed,...extraordinary man who, under these impressions for the first tune, does not lose the power of making any instantaneous decisions. It is true that habit soon blunts...
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Anthologie Mondiale de la Stratégie. Anglais

Gérard Chaliand - History - 1994 - 1072 pages
...feeling that the light of reason does not move here in the same medium, that it is not refracted in the same manner as in speculative contemplation. Indeed,...is true that habit soon blunts such impressions; in half-an-hour we begin to be more or less indifferent to all that is going on around us: but an ordinary...
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On War

Carl Von Clausewitz, James John Graham, Jan Willem Honig - History - 2004 - 944 pages
...feeling that the light of reason does not move here in the same medium, that it is not refracted in the same manner as in speculative contemplation. Indeed, he must be a very extraordinary man wh0, under these impressions for the first time, does not lose the power of making any instantaneous...
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