It was an edifying spectacle, and all the stranger given Moore's confidence of an anti-war vote turning out for a pro-war candidate.
Many of his general exhortations are but very indirectly connected with the practical issue to which the epistle is directed, and it is very probable that he was drawing largely upon the homiletical material with which he was accustomed to edify his fellow-Christians at Rome.
I do not find that kind of working in an audit report particularly edifying.
For example, the Acta of many of the early martyrs survive intact and are very edifying and very moving.
The prospect of that victory being sacrificed now is not edifying to the General Staff, who have a strong say in Turkish politics.