But it was, it must be confessed, a Pyrrhic victory.
"The Great Boer War" by Arthur Conan Doyle
NATO has emerged from its Pyrrhic victory in Kosovo shell shocked and riven by internal strains.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
The Khalifa had won a Pyrrhic triumph.
"The River War" by Winston S. Churchill
Pyrrhic (pir'ik), Pyrrhic dance, a Greek martial dance.
"Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four." by William H. Elson
To the South, Bull Run was a Pyrrhic victory.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
PYRRHIC DANCE, the chief war-dance of the Greeks, of quick, light movement to the music of flutes; was of Cretan or Spartan origin.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
He fell in the fire and used hideous language in Latin and French, but I do not know whether that was Pyrrhic also.
"The Ethics of Drink and Other Social Questions" by James Runciman
The Pyrrhic dance of the Greeks was a sort of military Pantomime.
"A History of Pantomime" by R. J. Broadbent
A week before this Pyrrhic triumph, Napoleon had heard of a terrible reverse to French arms in Spain.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)" by John Holland Rose
Poetry, in these cases, wins perhaps at most a Pyrrhic victory over reluctant matter.
"Recent Developments in European Thought" by Various
Like a lot of people, I figure that victory in this weekend's Greek election is purely Pyrrhic.
And it's hard not to belabor the pyrrhic reward of "interim".
Morgan Stanley Win on Brokerage Would Be Pyrrhic Victory.
For ACA ruling's winners, perhaps a Pyrrhic victory.
Greek Election Leaves Pyrrhic Victory Risk as Aid Talks Near.
Law & Apple: Pyrrhic Victory in Germany, Storm Clouds in California.
A Pyrrhic 'Victory' The budget deal turns out to have been a defeat for Republicans.
A Sapphic Victory, but Pyrrhic .
Morgan Stanley Win on Brokerage Would Be Pyrrhic Victory .
For ACA ruling's winners, perhaps a Pyrrhic victory .
A Pyrrhic 'Victory ' The budget deal turns out to have been a defeat for Republicans.
A Sapphic Victory, but Pyrrhic.
A Pyrrhic Victory for America's Youth Will the president's young fans stop dancing when the entitlement bill comes due.
' Boardwalk Empire' Season Finale Recap: Pyrrhic Victory.
In Apple's Pyrrhic victory, Samsung really comes out ahead.