pristine = 'faultless; perfectly executed'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 2 01:21:01 UTC 2011

2011 Louis P. Masur _The Civil War: A Concise History_ (N.Y.: OUP) 38: But
there is so much in war that no on can control....Only [Stonewall] Jackson's
campaign [in the Shenandoah Valley] seemed pristine, a model of a general in
perfect command, executed with bravado.


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