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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote"After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude, the Army of Norther Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources.



I need not tell the brave survivors of some many hard fought battles who have remained steadfast to the last that I have consented to this result from no distrust of them.



But feeling that valor and devotion could accomplish nothing that could compensate for the loss that must have attended the continuance of the contest, I determined to avoid the useless sacrifice of those whose past services have endeared them to their countrymen.



By the terms of the agreement, officers and men can return to their homes and remain until exchanged. You will take with you the satisfaction that proceeds from a consciousness of duty faithfully performed; and I earnestly pray that a Merciful God will extend to you His blessings and protection.



With an unceasing admiration of your constancy and devotion to your Country, and a grateful remembrance of your kind and generous consideration for myself, I bid you all an affectionate farewell."



R.E. Lee

Genl.



(Robert E. Lee's farewell address, April 9th, 1865)
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 Robert E. Lee quotes

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteThat household virtue, most uncommon, / Of constancy to a bad, ugly woman.

 Lord Byron quotes (English Romantic poet and satirist, 1788-1824)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteConstancy has nothing virtuous in itself, independently of the pleasure it confers, and partakes of the temporizing spirit of vice in proportion as it endures tamely moral defects of magnitude in the object of its indiscreet choice.

 Percy Bysshe Shelley quotes (English Romantic Poet whose passionate search for personal love and social justice was gradually channeled from overt actions into poems that rank with the greatest in the English language. 1792-1822)

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quoteObstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good

 Thomas Browne, Sr. quotes

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constancy synonyms: stability.
constancy antonyms: inconstancy.
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