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Hercules
used in War and Peace

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Definition
mythological Roman hero famous for his strength and for performing 12 immense labors to gain immortality
  • E'en fortunate Napoleon Knows by experience, now, Bagration, And dare not Herculean Russians trouble....
    Book Four — 1806 (27% in)
  • "You have a try, Hercules," said he, turning to Pierre.
    Book One — 1805 (27% in)
  • 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.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (80% in)

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