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" There is an awkwardness in a secret which enables observing men (of which description there are always plenty in an army) invariably to find it out ; and it may be depended upon that whenever the public business ought to be kept secret, it always suffers... "
The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, K. G. During His ... - Page 561
by Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington - 1835
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal ..., Volume 10

1840
...that occasion on which it is necessary. There is an awkwardness in a secret which enables discerning men (of which description there are always plenty...secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. " For this reason secrecy is always best ; and those who have been long trusted with the conduct...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 58

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1837
...matter of course, upon every occasion, it is very difficult to keep it secret upon that occasion in which it is necessary. There is an awkwardness in...secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. ' For this reason secrecy is always best, and those who have been long long trusted with the...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 58

1837
...matter of course, upon every occasion, it is very difficult to keep it secret upon that occasion in which it is necessary. There is an awkwardness in...depended upon, that whenever the public business ought to he kept secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. ' For this reason secrecy is always...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 58

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1837
...secret upon that occasion in which it is necessary. There is nn awkwardness in a secret which enubles observing men (of which description there are always...secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. ' For this reason secrecy is always best, and those who have been long trusted with the conduct...
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The dispatches of ... the duke of Wellington, compiled by lieut ..., Volume 3

Arthur Wellesley (1st duke of Wellington.) - 1837
...difficulty. occasion on which it is necessary. There is an awkwardness in a secret which enables discerning men (of which description there are always plenty...secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. ' For this reason secrecy is always best, and those who have been long trusted with the conduct...
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The Military Life of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, K.G. &c ...

Basil Jackson, Charles Rochfort Scott - Great Britain - 1840
...to which I should wish to draw your attention, excepting one, which I will mention to you — that is, the secrecy of your proceedings. " There is nothing...secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. " For this reason secrecy is always best ; and those who have been long trusted with the conduct...
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The military life of ... the duke of Wellington, by B. Jackson and ..., Volume 1

Basil Jackson - 1840
...to which I should wish to draw your attention, excepting one, which I will mention to you — that is, the secrecy of your proceedings. " There is nothing...secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. " For this reason secrecy is always best ; and those who have been long trusted with the conduct...
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Selections from the Dispatches and General Orders of Field Marshall the Duke ...

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington - Great Britain - 1842 - 939 pages
...that occasion on which it is necessary. There is an awkwardness in a secret which enables discerning men (of which description there are always plenty...secret, it always suffers when it is exposed to public view. For this reason secrecy is always best, and those who have been long trusted with the conduct...
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Selections from the Dispatches and General Orders of Field Marshall the Duke ...

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington - Great Britain - 1851 - 939 pages
...that occasion on which it is necessary. There is an awkwardness in a secret which enables discerning men (of which description there are always plenty in an army) invariably to find it out; and C may be depended upon that, whenever the public business ought to be kept secret, it always suffers...
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Selections from the Dispatches and General Orders of Field Marshall the Duke ...

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington - Great Britain - 1851 - 939 pages
...is necessary. There is an awkwardness in a secret which enables discerning men (of which 'lescnptkm there are always plenty in an army) invariably to find it out ; and к may be depended upon that, whenever the public business ought to be kept , it always suffers when...
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