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The remnant of Jacob springs up in fresh vigour, inspiring terror among the surrounding peoples, and there is no lack of chosen captains to lead them to victory against the Assyrian foe.
The duel of Sherman and Johnston is almost as personal a contest between two great captains as were the campaigns of Turenne and Montecucculi.
But it is in virtue of having fought at all that he passes beyond the criteria of the time and becomes one of the great captains of history.
Two English vessels were taken, and the loss would have been greater if some of the English captains had not shown themselves backward.
Tromp had to complain of the conduct of several of his captains.