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" Nelson's surpassing genius, that it scarcely seemed to receive any addition from the most signal victory that ever was achieved upon the seas. And the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated,... "
Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle - Page 21
1836
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...them, as when they were destroyed. There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening his body, that in the course of nature he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age; yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely, whose work was done, nor ought...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1813
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...of nature, he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose work was done ; nor ought...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...of nature, he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen Bb prematurely whose work was done; nor ought...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...secure, as when they were destroyed. There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening his body, that in the course of nature he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely, whose work was done ; nor ought...
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The Englishman's library [ed. by E. H. L.].

Englishman - 1824
...fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared to increase our security or strength ; for, while Nelson was living...enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they are no longer in existence. L. BUONAPARTE. (Journal at Elba.) (The death of jNapoleon Buonaparte will...
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The Diorama of Life, Or, The Macrocosm and Microcosm Displayed ...

Andrew Wilkie - Anecdotes - 1824 - 365 pages
...them, as when they were destroyed. There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening his body, that in the course of nature he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age ; yet he cannot lie said to have fallen prematurely, whose work was done ; nor ought...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1827
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...of nature, he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose work was done ; nor ought...
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The life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1830 - 309 pages
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. n* There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening the body, that, in the course of...
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The Polar star, being a continuation of 'The Extractor', of ..., Volume 4

1830
...achieved upon the seas: and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...strength ; for, while Nelson was living, to watch the comhined squadrons of the enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they were no longer in existence....
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - Days - 1830
...achieved upon the seas': and fhe destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared to add to our security or strength ; for white Nelson was living, to watch • the combined squadrons of the •nemy, wę felt ourselves as...
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