|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|All quiet along the Potomac to-night,|
No sound save the rush of the river;
While soft falls the dew on the face of the dead
The pickets off duty forever.
Ethel Lynn Beers.The Picket Guard.
|War will never yield but to the principles of universal justice and love, and there have no sure root but in the religion of Jesus Christ.|
William E. Channing.War.
|War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man.|
|War is a terrible trade; but in the cause that is righteous,|
Sweet is the smell of powder.
Longfellow.The Courtship of Miles Standish, Part IV. John Alden, Line 135.