Art-of-war Sentence Examples
In the art of war the Knights were immeasurably superior to all their neighbours.
The contrast between a campaign of Cromwell's and one of Turenne's is far more than remarkable, and the observation of a military critic who maintains that Cromwell's art of war was two centuries in advance of its time, finds universal acceptance.
Their generals substituted heavy-armed cavalry for the old militia, and introduced systems of campaigning which reduced the art of war to a game of skill.
The extraordinary ruined fortifications found, and the knowledge of the higher art of war displayed by the Maoris, suggest (what is no doubt the fact) that there was a hard fight for them when they first arrived, but the greatest resistance must have been from the purer Papuan inhabitants, and not from the half-castes who were probably easily overwhelmed.
Most authorities on the art of war agree that the collapse of the Entente in this memorable campaign was primarily due to the abortive naval effort to force the Dardanelles.Advertisement
He learnt the art of war under the great Lennart Torstensson, being present at the second battle of Breitenfeld and at Jankowitz.
In organization, engineering, strategy, offence and defence, the art of war was in the barbarous and the savage status or grade.
After a careful education, completed by the usual grand tour, Magnus learned the art of war under Gustavus Horn, and during the reign of Christina (1644-16J4), whose prime favourite he became, though the liaison was innocent enough, he was raised to the highest offices in the state and loaded with distinctions.
Under the New Empire, when Egypt was almost a military stte, the army was a more specialized institution, the art of war in siege and strategy had developed, divisions were formed with special standards, there were regiments armed with battle-axes and scimitars, and chariots formed an essential part of the host.
No siege engines are depicted, even in the time of the Empire,, and the absence of original representations after the XXth Dynasty renders it difficult to judge the advances made in the art of war during the first half of the last millennium Bc. The inscription of Pankhi, however, proves that in the 8th century approaches and towers were raised against the walls of besieged cities Priesthood.The priesthood was in a great degree hereditary, though perhaps not essentially so.Advertisement
During the interregnum in Poland after the death of Henry of Valois, Zolkiewski was an ardent partisan of the chancellor Zamoyski, and supported the candidature of Stephen Bathory, under whose banner he learned the art of war in the Muscovite campaigns.
Apart from love of his own country, the desire to study, to teach and to practise the art of war was his ruling motive.
Nicephorus was the author of an extant treatise on military tactics which contains valuable information concerning the art of war in his time.
Choosing a better edition of " The Art of War ", rather than this rather skimpy edition, will be money well spent.
Those who have to lead an ar my and devise stratagems, must learn the art of war.Advertisement
He published in 15 books a treatise on the New Geometry (1587), and works on history, rhetoric and the art of war.
He saw that what he was feeling was felt by all the men about him experienced in the art of war.
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