War is a dreadful thing; but it does prove two points sharply and unanswerably— numbers and an unnatural valour. One does discover the two urgent matters; how many rebels there are alive, and how many are ready to be dead.
‘What’s Wrong with the World.’
Chesterton, G. K.. The G. K. Chesterton Collection [50 Books] (Kindle Locations 44847-44850). Catholic Way Publishing. Kindle Edition.