Moral reason must learn how to make coercion its ally without running the risk of a Pyrrhic victory in which the ally exploits and negates the triumph. In Beauharnais v.
Hamilton wished also to take over such of the debts incurred by the States themselves for the cause of independence as they had not yet paid. Cornwallis could not afford the casualties his army sustained, and withdrew to Wilmington. But he fails. And the amount of d One of the more mis-titled books in recent memory and one of the more disappointing. Who are these bankers and how did they get a foothold in this country? Louis Morton, writing in The Journal of Modern History , considered it a work of "wisdom, modesty, grace, and deep understanding", and "an outstanding example of the best of British military memoirs".
Illinois , a U. Supreme Court decision involving a charge proscribing group libel , Associate Justice Black alluded to Pyrrhus in his dissent ,. If minority groups hail this holding as their victory, they might consider the possible relevancy of this ancient remark: "Another such victory and I am undone".
A related expression is "winning a battle but losing the war". This describes a poor strategy that wins a lesser objective but overlooks and loses the larger objective. A "hollow victory" or "empty victory" is one in which the victor gains little or nothing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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August 17, So spirited was the Armenian defense, however, that the Persians suffered enormous losses as well. Their victory was pyrrhic and the king, faced with troubles elsewhere, was forced, at least for the time being, to allow the Armenians to worship as they chose. Faith in History: Armenians Rebuilding Community. Smithsonian Institution Press. The Armenian defeat in the Battle of Avarayr in proved a pyrrhic victory for the Persians. Though the Armenians lost their commander, Vartan Mamikonian, and most of their soldiers, Persian losses were proportionately heavy, and Armenia was allowed to remain Christian.
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Budapest: Corvina Books. For three years Ostend had occupied the entire Spanish army exhausting entirely the resources of Spain while leaving the Dutch free to increase their wealth and power by trade and commerce. Europe at war — Rowman and Littlefield. What began as a diversionary raid to lure Spain from Ostend developed into a properly conducted siege and since neither side would take risk of interfering with the others siege works the fall of Ostend was balanced by the fall of Sluys - which it could be argued was more useful to the United Provinces.
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Defeat into Victory is an account of the retaking of Burma by Allied forces during the Second World War by the British Field Marshal William Slim, 1st Viscount. A Pyrrhic victory is a victory that inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Someone who wins a Pyrrhic victory has also taken a.
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