Philip Stanhope – Beliefs

That silly, sanguine notion, which is firmly entertained here, that one Englishman can beat three Frenchmen, encourages, and has sometimes enabled, one Englishman in reality to beat two.

Philip Stanhope – Beliefs

“That silly, sanguine notion, which is firmly entertained here, that one Englishman can beat three Frenchmen, encourages, and has sometimes enabled, one Englishman in reality to beat two.” — Philip Stanhope, Letters To His Son, February 7, 1749

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