The Discipline of War by John Hasloch Potter | Project Gutenberg

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‘Nine Addresses on the Lessons of the War in Connection with Lent’, by the Rev. John Hasloch Potter, Canon of Southwark and Vicar of St Mark’s, Surbiton, Surrey.

‘The war has introduced into countless lives new conditions, and has strangely modified, or emphasised, those already existing. These Addresses, prepared under much stress of other work, are intended to supply, in very simple fashion, hints for conduct and points for thought along the lines of our fresh or deepened responsibilities.’

I. The Discipline of the Will
II. The Discipline of the Body
III. The Discipline of the Soul
IV. The Discipline of the Spirit
V. Discipline through Obedience
VI. The Discipline of Sorrow
VII. Discipline through bereavement
VIII. Discipline through Self-sacrifice
IX. Discipline through Victory

London: Skeffington & Son, 1915.

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Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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