But Gorizia must be taken before a decided local victory can be recorded.
We have written the name Gorizia; but we have written it with fear and trembling.
Now the battle of Gorizia was really not fought at Gorizia at all.
We must seek for their surviving fragments at Udine and Gorizia.
The Gorizia bridge-head was not a place where I should have cared to loiter.
Gorizia is, or was before the war, a place of some 40,000 inhabitants.
Once Gorizia falls, the Italian problem in so far as Trieste is concerned, will be near solution.
Italy, after the fall of Gorizia, is on the march for Trieste.
Gorizia itself was protected by two mountain strongholds, Sabatino to the north and San Michele to the south.
Gorizia has been for ages the head of a principality; in later times it has been the head of an ecclesiastical province.