The existence of such corps rendered every successful commander a possible Wallenstein, to use a name of more modern importance.
This defeat was the death-blow to Wallenstein's fortunate career.
Instead, therefore, of listening to the wise counsels of Wallenstein he hastened to augment his forces.
We do not pity Wallenstein; even in ruin he seems too great for pity.
And for the first time Nigel comprehended that the fortunes of Wallenstein were dearer to her heart than a lover's passion.
Notwithstanding, Wallenstein's proposition was readily received by him.
Possibly, but not one more likely to elicit Wallenstein's candour.
Thus Wallenstein fell, not because he was a rebel, but he became a rebel because he fell.
Thus did Wallenstein, at the age of fifty, terminate his active and extraordinary life.
The stars in their courses seemed indeed to fight for Wallenstein.