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An army marches on its stomach

Edited by John Simpson and Jennifer Speake

in The Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199539536
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727740
An army marches on its stomach

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The proverb has been attributed to both Napoleon and Frederick the Great; this figurative use of (on one's)

Reference Entry.  139 words. 

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