War of The Spanish Succession Middle Phase - 1704–1709

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    When you’re alone in the middle of the night and you wake in a sweat and a hell of a fright
    When you’re alone in the middle of the bed and you wake like someone hit you in the head
    You’ve had a cream of a nightmare dream and you’ve got the hoo-ha’s coming to you.
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    The heart of man ever finds a constant succession of passions, so that the destroying and pulling down of one proves generally to be nothing else but the production and the setting up of another.
    François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613–1680)

    The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line—the relation of the darker to the lighter races of men in Asia and Africa, in America and the islands of the sea. It was a phase of this problem that caused the Civil War.
    —W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt)

    At last, after innumerable glamorous and frightful years, mankind approaches a war which is totally predictable from beginning to end.
    Frederic Raphael (b. 1931)

    How can I, that girl standing there,
    My attention fix
    On Roman or on Russian
    Or on Spanish politics?
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)