Daniel O'Connell Quote

No man was ever a good soldier but the man who goes into the battle determined to conquer, or not to come back from the battle field (cheers). No other principle makes a good soldier.


O'Connell recalling the spirited conduct of the Irish soldiers in Wellington's army, at the Monster meeting held at Mullaghmast. Envoi, Taking Leave of Roy Foster, by Brendan Clifford and Julianne Herlihy, Aubane Historical Society, Cork.pg 16

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No man was ever a good soldier but the man who goes into the battle determined to conquer, or not to come back from the battle field (cheers). No...

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No man was ever a good soldier but the man who goes into the battle determined to conquer, or not to come back from the battle field (cheers). No...

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No man was ever a good soldier but the man who goes into the battle determined to conquer, or not to come back from the battle field (cheers). No...

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No man was ever a good soldier but the man who goes into the battle determined to conquer, or not to come back from the battle field (cheers). No...