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Quotation by Oliver Cromwell
I would rather have a plain, russet-coated captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call "a gentleman" and is nothing else.
Oliver Cromwell (1599–1658), British Parliamentarian general, Lord Protector of England. letter, Sept. 1643. Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, Thomas Carlyle (1846).
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