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" ... they will hardly succeed— patience and tact, initiative and self-restraint, these are the complex qualifications of the modern school of pioneers. To these attainments should be added— for the ideal Frontier officer — a taste for languages,... "
Transgression as a Rule: German-Polish Cross-border Cooperation, Border ... - Page 19
by Ulrich Best - 2007 - 279 pages
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Frontiers

Marquess George Nathaniel Curzon Curzon of Kedleston - 1907 - 58 pages
...ideal Frontier officer — a taste for languages, some scientific training, and a powerful physique. The work, which he may be called upon to perform,...feels that the honour of his country is in his hands. I am one of those who hold that in this larger atmosphere, on the outskirts of Empire, where the machine...
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Frontiers

George Nathaniel Curzon Marquis of Curzon - 1907 - 58 pages
...ideal Frontier officer — a taste for languages, some scientific training, and a powerful physique. The work, which he may be called upon to perform,...feels that the honour of his country is in his hands. I am one of those who hold that in this larger atmosphere, on the outskirts of Empire, where the machine...
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Holmes of the Raj

2006 - 217 pages
...of the explorer, or the administrator, or the military commander, or all of them at the same time. Risk is the last thing of which he takes account. He feels that the honour of England is in his hands." By then, we could see students leaving from the doors at the back, while...
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