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“Napoleon was nearly three times as long on the great field of human action?”

could you explain to me what this means

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  1. Without context, its meaning is really obscured.

    Read the second paragraph below, and let me know what you think?

    http://books.google.com/books?id=JIIpBgAAQBAJ&pg=PT2&lpg=PT2&dq=Napoleon+was+nearly+three+times+as+long+on+the+great+field+of+human+action&source=bl&ots=Ce0rSOU2uD&sig=muMD3JpXsMOLT46gZcRXHASNJYs&hl=en&sa=X&ei=jwn3VKX0FoKeggSD4YDABA&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=Napoleon%20was%20nearly%20three%20times%20as%20long%20on%20the%20great%20field%20of%20human%20action&f=false

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