Military science, seeing in history innumerable instances of the fact that the size of any army does not coincide with its strength and that small detachments defeat larger ones, obscurely admits the existence of this unknown factor and tries to discover it--now in a geometric formation, now in the equipment employed, now, and most usually, in the genius of the commanders.
He was appointed inspector-general of higher education in 1876, and after his election as life senator in 1881 he continued to take an active interest in educational questions, especially as affected by compulsory military service.
Since the British occupation Valletta has been a naval and military station of the first importance.
The way to end war is not to set up some big world government or eliminate nation-states, which will always retain the right to take unilateral military action to defend themselves.
Unlike the regular military, the political elite's security private forces were made up of children from the upper class to prevent the elite class from becoming polluted by the poor.
As Easterners, Brady and his brothers continued the legacy their father and grandfather had of serving as the military advisors to the politicians that Tim's Western family bred.
But they didn't wear military clothing or symbols.
We've all but taken over the military and have people in all levels of government.
A military transport rolled from the main road leading out of the forest a few hundred meters away towards the town.
She knew nothing of the military regulars aside from the very few she'd met.
"We're all there is here in the States," the military regular said.
The rest of the military is overseas.
The military is trying to find them all and pull out the supplies before anyone else steals them.
Lana looked up curiously, wondering if the military was doing maneuvers.
Except for his army hitch and a few late night military flights, Dean had never been west of the Mississippi and he'd never seen scenery as spectacular as Colorado in late spring.
Upon the military insurrection of September 1881, Sherif was summoned by the khedive Tewfik to form a new ministry.
Military commission, took his seat in the House of Representatives, in December 1863.
On the 6th of March 1821 Santarosa and three associates had an interview with the prince, and on the 10th they carried out the military "pronunciamiento" which proclaimed the Spanish constitution.
He became teacher of science successively at the French gymnasium in Berlin, and at the military academy, and on the foundation of the university of Berlin in 1810 he was chosen professor of physics.
Nicephorus, who needed large sums to strengthen his military force, set himself with great energy to increase the empire's revenue.
He had behaved like a cowardly recruit who mutilates himself to escape military service.
Paupers, insane, and those convicted of treason, felony or bribery in an election are barred, " while the disability continues," and no person in the military, naval or marine service of the United States is deemed.
It is the headquarters of a military command, and the residence of a Roman Catholic bishop; its principal buildings are the cathedral, military college, arsenal and observatory.
Granitza), a narrow strip of Austrian-Hungarian territory stretching along the borders of Turkey, which had for centuries a peculiar military organization, and from 1849 to 1873 constituted a crown-land.
In 1872 the Banat regiments followed suit; and in 1873 the old military organization was abolished in the rest of the frontier.
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DINAPUR, a town and military station of British India, in the Patna district of Bengal, on the right bank of the Ganges, 12 m.
It is the largest military cantonment in Bengal, with accommodation for two batteries of artillery, a European and a native infantry regiment.
There are several fine public buildings, as the governor's palace, the new opera-house, the public library and museum of Maltese antiquities, and the auberges or lodges of the Knights of Malta (especially the Auberge de Castile) which are now used for military offices, club-rooms, and other purposes.
The work of fortifying the place has been carried on by the British government, which possesses here a naval hospital, military prison and other necessary institutions.
Hastings did not hesitate to take upon his own shoulders the whole responsibility of military affairs.
At the same time a settlement of the land revenue on leases for five years was begun, and the police and military systems of the country were placed upon a new footing.
The pressing demands of the military chest had to be satisfied by loans, and in at least one case from the private purse of the governor-general.
Astorga was the Roman Asturica Augusta, a provincial capital, and the meeting-place of four military roads.
In due time he entered the military service, and fought through the civil wars until the peace in 1598.
The regular military was in no position to help, not when the bulk of it was overseas.
Members of the elite federal government and military personnel darted between greencars and buildings, the buzz of radios and shouts adding to the compound's chaos.
Meanwhile, his people acted as the eyes on the ground to the regular military, most of which was exiled overseas after the war to prevent the divided political elite from seizing control of it again.
Every mission overseas with the regular military, every PMF mission here.
Her gaze dropped to the driver's seat, where a small black military radio sat where none had been when she left the car.
Count Ilya Rostov, in a military uniform of Catherine's time, was sauntering with a pleasant smile among the crowd, with all of whom he was acquainted.
He was wearing the white Horse Guard's cap and a military overcoat with a whip hanging over his shoulder by a thin strap.