So long as the vanquishers remain the historians of the vanquished, it will ever be thus.
There are but two parties in France; the vanquished and the vanquishers at Waterloo.
France was compelled to conform to the will of its vanquishers.
On learning this resolution, Pescara joyously exclaimed, "We were vanquished; a little while and we shall be vanquishers."
Have we not around us now our most stalwart veterans—the flower of our armies—the most eager spirits—the vanquishers of Hardrada?
To thus expose the vanquishers to a cowardly triumph, at a time when the hour has struck for heroic resolutions!
But for our vanquishers it will not be enough to exact an unheard-of enormous contribution and to tear up our western borderlands.
She knows no glorying over the vanquished, for in her victory the vanquished is already of the vanquishers.
She thinks that, vanquishers or vanquished, we may have need of her moderative action and of her protection.