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  • For such is the wonderful skill, prescience of experience, and invincible confidence acquired by some great natural geniuses among the Nantucket commanders; that from the simple observation of a whale when last descried, they will, under certain given circumstances, pretty accurately foretell both the direction in which he will continue to swim for a time, while out of sight, as well as his probable rate of progression during that period.
  • Yet Napoleon, that greatest of all geniuses, who the historians declare had control of the army, took none of these steps.
  • It was Dokhturov again whom they sent to Forminsk and from there to Malo-Yaroslavets, the place where the last battle with the French was fought and where the obvious disintegration of the French army began; and we are told of many geniuses and heroes of that period of the campaign, but of Dokhturov nothing or very little is said and that dubiously.
  • It is beyond question closely akin to that which has possessed the religious geniuses of all ages.
  • Put simply, Neil Young is one of the last great maverick geniuses of rock, and bone fide living legend to boot.

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