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Hill’s division is called a corps. There was now not a shadow of doubt in his mind as to whether what he had undertaken was right or wrong. For the Spartan government, calculating that peace might one day be concluded with Athens on terms of mutual cession of places acquired by war, wished to acquire Platæa, not by force but by capitulation and voluntary surrender, which would serve as an excuse for not giving it up: though such a distinction, between capture by force and by capitulation, not admissible in modern diplomacy, was afterwards found to tell against the Lacedæmonians quite as much as in their favor.430] Acting upon these orders, the Lacedæmonian commander sent in a herald, summoning the Platæans to surrender voluntarily, and submit themselves to the Lacedæmonians as judges,–with a stipulation “that the wrong-doers[431 should be punished, but that none should be punished unjustly.” To the besieged, in their state of hopeless starvation, all terms were nearly alike, and they accordingly surrendered the city. The bands which were organized by the Confederate Government under authority of law, but which were free from the control of army commanders and unrestrained by the checks upon lawlessness which are found in subordination to the operations of organized armies, were called “Partisan Rangers,” and protection as legitimate soldiers was promised them. Then also I saw, or rather heard, some one in the verandah of the hotel above me, and was conscious that I was being viewed from thence.
223 Greene uses the same pun in A Looking Glass, Act I. For if the bridge had been detached from the wall, as it was when Brasidas surprised the place first, the hill of Kerdylium on the opposite side of the river would have been an unsafe position for him to occupy. Well, my men and the regulars of the cavalry had just that brand of courage. This plant, originally indigenous in South Africa, contains in its leaves an essential oil whose odor closely resembles that of roses.