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Tango01 In the TMP Dawghouse06 Nov 2018 3:02 p.m. PST

""Tell me Mr. Robertson, are you a man of courage?" "Try me Sir Arthur." "That, is what we mean to do" – Conversation between Sir Arthur Wellesley and Father James Robertson (Longford, 1969)

"The French armies have no communications and one army has no knowledge of the position or of the circumstances in which the others are placed, whereas I have knowledge of all that passes on all sides." – Sir Arthur Wellesley (Esdaile, 2004)

During the French Revolutionary/Napoleonic period, there were a number of churchmen who served as agents for the British military. During the Revolution, the French Republicans adopted policies, targeting the Church, attempting to de-Christianize the country. These included:…."
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