Edward Gibbon Quote

A bloody and complete victory has sometimes yielded no more than the possession of the field and the loss of ten thousand men has sometimes been sufficient to destroy, in a single day, the work of ages.


The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire (ed. 1781)

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A bloody and complete victory has sometimes yielded no more than the possession of the field and the loss of ten thousand men has sometimes been...

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A bloody and complete victory has sometimes yielded no more than the possession of the field and the loss of ten thousand men has sometimes been...

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A bloody and complete victory has sometimes yielded no more than the possession of the field and the loss of ten thousand men has sometimes been...

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A bloody and complete victory has sometimes yielded no more than the possession of the field and the loss of ten thousand men has sometimes been...