Some articles on hannibal:
... Carthaginians, and so Fabius refused to meet Hannibal in a pitched battle ... Instead he kept his troops close to Hannibal, hoping to exhaust him in a long war of attrition ... the Carthaginian foraging parties, limiting Hannibal's ability to wreak destruction while conserving his own military force ...
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“If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.”
—James Thurber (18941961)
“Conventionality is not morality. Self-righteousness is not religion. To attack the first is not to assail the last. To pluck the mask from the face of the Pharisee is not to lift an impious hand to the Crown of Thorns.”
—Charlotte Brontë (18161855)