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What is the meaning of this short passage in Thomas Carlyle's 'French Revolution'?

What is the meaning of this short passage in Thomas Carlyle's 'French Revolution'?

Look to it, D'Aiguillon; sharply as thou didst, from the Mill of St. Cast, on Quiberon and the invading English; thou, 'covered if not with glory yet with meal!' Fortune was ever accounted

Hornet CV-12 - History

Hornet CV-12 - History

Hornet CV-12(CV-12: displacement. 27,000; length. 872& 39;; beam. 147& 39;6& 39;& 39;; draft. 28& 39;; speed. 33 k., complement. 3,448; armor. 12 5& 34;; 40 40mm.; class. Essex;)A history of the HornetThe eighth Hornet (CV-12) was launched 30 August 1943 by the Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co.

How long did Jews in hiding take to reveal themselves at the end of WW2? What was their reception?

How long did Jews in hiding take to reveal themselves at the end of WW2? What was their reception?

When Jews found out about news of Allied victory, were hiding Jews able to simply come out openly in safety? Why might that not be the case? How did they know that this, or other information, wasn’…

Henry Kissinger

Henry Kissinger

Biography of Henry Kissinger

Coolbaughs DE-217 - History

Coolbaughs DE-217 - History

Walter Wesley Coolbaugh, born in Ransom, Pa., 1 August 1914, enlisted in the Naval Reserve for aviation training 14 November 1940. Serving in a scouting squadron in the Pacific, he won the Navy Cross for his gallant conduct in the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942. Coolbaugh was promoted to lieutenant (junior grade) 1 October 1942, and lost his life in an aircraft accident 19 December 1942.

Cubism and modernity

Cubism and modernity

The guitar, statue of horror.BRAQUE Georges (1882 - 1963) Still life on the tableBRAQUE Georges (1882 - 1963) Small head.LAURENS Jean-Paul (1838 - 1921) Close Title: The guitar, statue of horror. Author: BRAQUE Georges (1882 - 1963) Creation date: 1913 Date represented: Dimensions: Height 73 - Width 100 Technique and other indications: Charcoal, gouache, glued papers.