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18 June 2015
It was two hundred years ago today that Napoleon met his Waterloo, ten kilometres south of Brussels. By the end of that Sunday, confronted by the Duke of Wellington’s army and with his right flank out-maneuvered by Field Marshall Blucher’s Prussian army, the Armee du Nord crumbled. 196 more words
Many thanks to masgautsen of The Thoughts and Life of Me for nominating me to participate in the 3 Quotes Challenge, (http://thethoughtsandlifeofme.com/2015/06/14/3-quotes-challenge-1st-day/).
There are three simple rules: 170 more words
“Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” -Lord Acton
“Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.” -James 4:10 (NRSV)
If you’ve ever been to a Hospice House, you know that there is such a thing as holy dying. 808 more words