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" I assembled my officers and laid down my plan, and it was carried into effect without any more words. "
Santa Anna of Mexico - Página 356
por Will Fowler - 2007 - 501 páginas
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen191

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1900
...describing a meeting of his Ministerial colleagues : — ' One man wants one thing and one another : they agree to what I say in the morning, and then in the evening up they start with some crotchet which deranges the whole plan. I have not been us»! to that in all...
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A History of the Peninsular War, Volumen2

Charles Oman - 1903
...not understand why they were resented. His colleagues ' started up with crotchets,' he complained : ' I have not been used to that in the early part of my life. I was accustomed to carry on things in quite a different manner. I assembled my officers and laid down...
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Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany

Colin Bingham - 1982 - 357 páginas
...very weak and power reverts to the Cabinet. RONALD BUTT One man wants one thing and one man another; they agree to what I say in the morning, and then in the evening up they start with some crotchet which deranges the whole plan. WELLINGTON The Duke, as Prime Minister...
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The Final Curtain: State Funerals and the Theatre of Power

Harry Garlick - 1999 - 252 páginas
...when he compared his cabinet ministers to his staff officers: One man wants one thing and one another: they agree to what I say in the morning, and then...deranges the whole plan. I have not been used to that in all the early part of my life .... I have been accustomed to carry on things in quite a different manner;...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen191

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1900
...describing a meeting of his Ministerial colleagues : — ' One man wants one thing and one another : they agree to what I say in the morning, and then in the evening up they start with some crotchet which deranges the whole plan. I have not hcen used to that in all...
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