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S.A. Bent, comp.  Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men.  1887.
Grand Duke Constantine
        [Second son of the Emperor Paul of Russia; born at St. Petersburg, 1779; served at Austerlitz, and in subsequent campaigns; governor of Poland, 1814; on the death of Alexander I., renounced his right to the throne in favor of his younger brother Nicholas; viceroy of Poland; died 1831.]
I hate war: it spoils armies (Je déteste la guerre: elle gâte les armées).  2
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