There is less exaggeration, more real power, and a deeper insight into human nature.
He had all the qualities for success in war,--insight, fertility of resource, rapidity of movement, power of combination, coolness, intrepidity, audacity, boldness tempered by calculation, will, energy which was never relaxed, powers of endurance, and all the qualities which call out enthusiasm and attach soldiers and followers to personal interests.
Merry Christmas!"--Thus to honor the natal Festival of Him--the Unselfish incarnate, the Divinely insighted--Who said unto the lip-server: Sell all that thou hast, and give it to the Poor, and follow Me; and from Whom the lip-server, having great possessions, went away exceeding sorrowful!
His observations, descriptions and opinions are however well worth reading; they are accurate, insightful and to the point.
The specialist in the field will, I hope, easily recognize the sources, primary or secondary, on which such new insights represented in this book are based.
With a sudden flash of insight--"This," I said to myself, "is my Day of Judgment.