Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord De Saumarez: From Original Papers in Possession of the Family, Volume 2

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R. Bentley, 1838 - Admirals
 

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Page 320 - I AM the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me, shall never die.
Page 407 - The ships of the enemy, all but their two rear ships, are nearly ilismasted ; and those two, with two frigates, I am sorry to say, made their escape, nor was it, I assure you, in my power to prevent them. Captain Hood most handsomely endeavoured to do it, but I had no ship in a condition to support the Zealous, and I was obliged to call her in.
Page 407 - Lordship did me the honour to place under my command. Their high state of discipline is well known to you, and with the judgment of the Captains, together with their valour, and that of the Officers and men of every description, it was absolutely irresistible. Could any thing from my pen add to the characters of the Captains, I would write it with pleasure ; but that is impossible.
Page 364 - In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this second day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty one.
Page 276 - I HAVE the honour to inform you, that, in pursuance of your orders...
Page 408 - ... no loss by that event. Captain Berry was fully equal to the important service then going on; and, to him, I must beg leave to refer you, for every information relative to this victory. He will present you with the flag of the second in command, that of the commander in chief being burnt in L'Orient.
Page 408 - Baron Nelson of the Nile and of Burnham Thorpe, in the County of Norfolk...
Page 407 - The enemy appeared to be moored in a strong and compact line of battle close in with the shore, their line describing an obtuse angle in its form, flanked by numerous gunboats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an island in their van.
Page 407 - ALMIGHTY God has blessed His Majesty's arms in the late battle, by a great victory over the fleet of the enemy, whom I attacked at sun-set on the ] st of August off the Mouth of the Nile. The enemy were moored in a strong line of battle for defending the entrance of the Bay (of Shoals,) flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an...
Page 407 - The enemy were moored in a strong line of battle, for defending the entrance of the bay (of Shoals), flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars on an island in their van ; but nothing could withstand the squadron your Lordship did me the honour to place under my command.

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