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"He must have forgotten something."
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Duke of Wellington
"There are plenty of domestic issues that need to be addressed."
"It troubles me that we're being led into battle by a person wearing a bow tie."
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"He's moving his campaign headquarters back to Paris. He wants to be closer to the French people."
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One of the chief causes of the War of 1812 was British insistence on impressing American seamen.
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"Where my travel expenses come from is none of your business!"
Napoleon marches off alone
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"I don't see this as a rejection of all thing French."
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What really happened at the battle of Waterloo.
Duke of Wellington
"We'll always have Paris."
1805: Nelson's Management Meeting
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"Good news, Sir! We found your other glove."
"Late summer to early fall - that's my favorite time of year."
"We're going to have to start drafting people."
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'He's not much of a team player, but he's one hell of a strategist.'
'If we beat Napoleon, do you think when they invent passenger trains they will name a station after this lot?'
Nelson had no real sense of direction.
'Wait a minute - I thought you were the enemies of peace and liberty, oppressors of the common man and godless servants of injustice.'
"The battle Nelson was killed in? His last one!"
'One of my ancestors died at Waterloo.'
'Battle of Trafalgar Bath Set.'