In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Napoleon frowned on councils of war, as he vowed never ‘to take counsel of his fears‘.
- At a council of war, the choice is to stay north to secure the Scottish throne, or go south.
- Consider his account of the council of war convened on December 10, 1862, the night before the planned assault on the town.
- Although he joined Charles's council of war in 1629, becoming Baron Herbert of Cherbury, recognition still eluded him.
- Both were among the conspirators, and would have accompanied Churchill, had he not, in consequence of what had passed at the council of war, thought it expedient to take his departure suddenly.
- This situation comes to a head when Talthybius, the Greek messenger, returns from the enemy camp to say that the council of war has decided to execute Hector's and Andromache's small son, who if he lived could become a danger to the Greeks.
- During the truce that followed, Charles became the president of a council of war that began scrapping the old Habsburg military system and replacing it with one intelligently modelled on the best aspects of the French.
- I believe that this is a council of war and it'll end up with the three of them, within four hours, deciding when hostilities will begin.
- Despite grumbling from the barons, Pelagius quickly established himself in the councils of war.
- Alfred, wishing to know the Vikings plans and tactics, dressed as a wandering minstrel and walked boldly into the Viking camp and snuck his way into the council of war.
- Officials on both sides of the Atlantic insist the emergency summit is designed to salvage what they can of their second resolution, but many believe the time for diplomacy is over and their talks will amount to a council of war.
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