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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:7230
AUTHOR:Sir Austen Henry Layard (1817–1894)
QUOTATION:  I have always believed that success would be the inevitable result if the two services, the army and the navy, had fair play, and if we sent the right man to fill the right place. 1 
ATTRIBUTION:Speech in Parliament, Jan. 15, 1855. 2 
 
Note 1.
See Sydney Smith, page 461. [back]
Note 2.
This speech is reported in Hansard’s Parliamentary Debates, Third Series, vol. cxxxviii. p. 2077. [back]
 

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