Posted by John W on May 19, 1998 at 03:17:01:
In response to Editing Errors, written by Captain Everett on May 19, 1998 at 00:06:22
Two aspects of Wellington's character: He always spoke of himself as 'nimmukwallah' --one in the service of the state. His lack of personal egotism in politics, despite his authoritarian personality is quite remarkable. This contrasts with the cynical opportunism of Napoleon. He also said of himself and Napoleon thet Napoleons's campaigns were like A like a magnificent harness , which broke down if any part failed, while his own were like a harness made of old ropes, and if anything broke, he tied a knot and carried on.
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