COUNT VON MOLTKE.
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Sin—Quotations, apposite and inapposite, have abounded in connection with the life, death, and character of Count von Moltke. May I add yet another ? Von Moltke seems to have claimed for himself as a leading characteristic," modera- tion in all thivs." After reading his words to this effect in several papers, I chanced to take up the portraiture of the ideal General in the "Pro Lege Manilla," sec. 36, and was interested to see that Cicero's brief analysis makes prominent this very quality "Quanta deinde in omnibus rebus tern- perantia!" Was the "taciturn Dane" a student of the loquacious Roman, or is Von Moltke's life an independent confirmation of Cicero's dictum P—I am, Sir, &e.,