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" Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples, superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at once comprehensive and complicated ; that it demands much previous study ; and that the possession... "
State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession ... - Page 111
1817
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Honor to George Washington and Reading about George Washington: Pamphlets 1 ...

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1932 - 198 pages
...in preserving and transmitting, by proper establishments, the knowledge of that art. . . . [We know] that the art of war is at once comprehensive and complicated;...be a serious care of every government; and for this purpose, an academy, where a regular course of instruction is given, is an obvious expedient, which...
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Educational Objectives of the U.S. Military Academy

United States Military Academy. War Department - 1944 - 39 pages
...Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at...be a serious care of every government, and for this purpose an academy where a regular course of instruction is given is an obvious expedient which different...
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Administration of the Service Academies: Report and Hearings, Ninetieth ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Special Subcommittee on Service Academies - Military education - 1968 - 751 pages
...in 1797. stated: "The art of war demands much previous study, and * * * knowledge of that art * * * in its most improved and perfect state is always of great moment to the security of a nation * • *. For this purpose an academy where a regular course of instruction is given is an expedient...
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Military Compensation Background Papers

Military pensions - 1976
...Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at...comprehensive and complicated, that it demands much previously study, and that the possession of it in its most improved and perfect state is always of...
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The Quotable George Washington: The Wisdom of an American Patriot

George Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 110 pages
...the Continental Congress, Camp at the Clove, July 19, 1777 Military Science A thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at...always of great moment to the security of a nation. Eighth Annual Address to Congress, Philadelphia, December 7, 1796 Millennialism Mankind are not yet...
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American Presidents: Farewell Messages to the Nation, 1796-2001

Gleaves Whitney - Political Science - 2003 - 477 pages
...Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at...be a serious care of every government, and for this purpose an academy where a regular course of instruction is given is an obvious expedient which different...
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Success and How to Attain It

Andrew Carnegie - Self-Help - 2004 - 448 pages
...Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples, superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at...a serious care of every government ; and for this purpose an academy, where a regular course of instruction is given, is an obvious expedient which different...
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Thomas Jefferson's Military Academy: Founding West Point

Robert M. S. McDonald - History - 2004 - 233 pages
...March 1796, ibid., 8n. 39. TJ to Madison, 6 March 1796, ibid., 8. 40. "[A] thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at...always of great moment to the security of a nation," Washington noted. Washington, Eighth Annual Address, 7 December 1796, Washington Papers, 301. 41. McHenry's...
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The Statesman's Manual: Containing the Addresses and Messages of ..., Volume 1

United States. President - Presidents - 1858
...Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples, superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the art of war is at...a serious care of every government ; and for this purpose, an academy, where a regular course of instruction is given, is an obvious expedient which...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 11

United States - 1832
...Whatever argument may be drawn from particular examples, superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince, that the art of war is at...be a serious care of every government; and for this purpose an academy, where a regular course of instruc496 West Point Academy. [June, tion is given,...
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