attack is the best form of defence

  • 1 attack is the best form of defence — The idea of the pre emptive strike expressed in a form approaching this appears to be American in origin; Cf. 1775 W. H. DRAYTON in R. W. Gibbes Documentary Hist. American Revolution (1855) I.174 It is a maxim, that it is better to attack than to …

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  • 2 the best defense is a good offense — The usual US version of attack is the best form of defence. Also as a good offense is the best defense. 1989 Washington Times 13 Sept. C9 The reigning corporate strategy these days is that the best defense is a good offense. 1992 MIEDER Dict. of… …

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  • 3 best — see all’s for the best in the best of all possible worlds the best is the enemy of the good the best of friends must part the best of men are but men at best the best things come in small packages the best things in life are f …

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  • 4 defence — see attack is the best form of defence the best defense is a good offense …

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  • 5 The Moral Dimension — Infobox UK Television Episode Title = The Moral Dimension Series name = Yes Minister Caption = Episode title card Series no = 3 Episode = 4 Airdate = 2 December 1982 Writer = Antony Jay Jonathan Lynn Producer = Peter Whitmore Director = Guests =… …

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  • 6 attack — see attack is the best form of defence …

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  • 7 The Blitz — London Blitz redirects here. For the London based American football team, see London Blitz (American football). For other uses, see Blitz (disambiguation). The Blitz Part of Second World War, Home Front …

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  • 8 Defence of the Reich — Part of Campaigns of World War II …

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  • 9 The United States of America —     The United States of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The United States of America     BOUNDARIES AND AREA     On the east the boundary is formed by the St. Croix River and an arbitrary line to the St. John, and on the north by the… …

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  • 10 The Oxford Movement (1833-1845) —     The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Oxford Movement (1833 1845)     The Oxford Movement may be looked upon in two distinct lights. The conception which lay at its base, according to the Royal Commission on… …

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  • 11 The Irish (in Countries Other Than Ireland) —     The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Irish (in countries other than Ireland)     I. IN THE UNITED STATES     Who were the first Irish to land on the American continent and the time of their arrival are …

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  • 12 Defence Research and Development Organisation — Sanskrit: बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम् Strength s Origin is in Science [1] Agency overvi …

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  • 13 The Reformation —     The Reformation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Reformation     The usual term for the religious movement which made its appearance in Western Europe in the sixteenth century, and which, while ostensibly aiming at an internal renewal of the …

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  • 14 The bomber will always get through — was a phrase used by Stanley Baldwin in a speech to the British Parliament in 1932:cquote|I find myself at the close of a most interesting debate which has been well worth while I myself should not have regretted a second day in which there have… …

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  • 15 The Raven (characters) — The Raven are a band of mercenaries who are the protagonists of several novels by James Barclay.They are in his two trilogies: * Chronicles of The Raven (Dawnthief, Noonshade, NightChild) * Legends of The Raven (Elfsorrow, ShadowHeart,… …

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  • 16 The Culture — is a fictional interstellar anarchist, socialist, and utopian[1][2] society created by the Scottish writer Iain M. Banks which features in a number of science fiction novels and works of short fiction by him, collectively called the Culture… …

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  • 17 The Lord of the Rings Strategy Battle Game — Players 2+ Setup time < 10 minutes Playing time ≈1 hour per 500 points of miniatures (approx.) Random chance Medium High …

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  • 18 The Saga of Seven Suns — The Saga of Seven Suns …

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  • 19 The Pirates of Penzance — The Pirates of Penzance, or The Slave of Duty, is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert. It is one of the Savoy Operas. The opera s official premiere was at the Fifth Avenue Theatre in New York… …

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  • 20 The American Protective Association —     The American Protective Association     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The American Protective Association     Usually known as the A.P.A., a secret proscriptive society in the United States, which became a disturbing factor in most of the… …

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