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“What military genius possessed these burghers!" - The Battle of Majuba Hill and the First Boer War

"Michelangelo of caricature" - Honoré Daumier

"a mountebank, a liar, and a fraud” - Ossian and James MacPherson

"On to War" and Revolution - the Peredvizhnik Painter Konstantin Savitsky

"... as is usual in the few cases of drawn battles that have occurred, claimed the merit of having forced the other to the measure." - The Action of 7 February 1813

"In neighboring Neanderthal, a surprising discovery has been made in recent days." - The Discovery of the Neanderthal