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He is a master tactician, and wins most of his matches by outgeneralling the other player.
But then Broussard would come back to the real business of the matter -- outgeneralling
Tomyris, the Scythian queen, after the defeat of the army under the command of her son, Spargopises, took the field in person, and outgeneralling the Persian king,
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Whether he was capable of outgeneralling Alexander Farnese or no, will be better seen, perhaps, in subsequent chapters; but there is no doubt that he was reasonable enough in thinking, at that juncture, that a hard campaign rather than a "merchant's brokerage" was required to obtain an honourable peace.
"Before he came to us De Malet was military commandant at Oran, and it was there that he did one of his best strokes -- outgeneralling a camel-driver from Tangier, one of those thorough-paced Moorish rascals of whom the saying goes, 'Two Maltese to a Jew, and three Jews to a