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Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Warfare and Defence.

Fight fire with fire an injunction to counter like with like. The saying is recorded from the mid 19th century, but Shakespeare in Coriolanus (1608) has, ‘One fire drives out one fire, one...

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When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Theatre.


a musical by Stanislaus Stange (book, lyrics), Julian Edwards (music). [New York Theatre, 71 perf.] Although the Southern belle Kate Pemberton (Zetti Kennedy) loves Union...

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