E’en fortunate Napoleon Knows by experience, now, Bagration, And dare not Herculean Russians trouble….
"You have a try, Hercules," said he, turning to Pierre.
It cannot be the direct physical power of a strong man over a weak one—a domination based on the application or threat of physical force, like the power of Hercules; nor can it be based on the effect of moral force, as in their simplicity some historians think who say that the leading figures in history are heroes, that is, men gifted with a special strength of soul and mind called genius.
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Heracles is the Greek mythological equivalent of the Roman Hercules.