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" The moment he perceived the position of the French that intuitive genius with which Nelson was endowed displayed itself, and it instantly struck him that where there was room for an enemy's ship to swing there was room for one of ours to anchor. The plan... "
Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle - Page 194
1836
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pages
...for one of ours to anchor. The plan which he intended to pursue, therefore, was to keep entirely en the outer side of the French line, and station his...enemy's ships •was projected by Lord Hood, when he de. signed to attack the French fleet at their anchorage in Gourjean road. Lord Hood found it impossible...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1814 - 2 pages
...side of the French line, and station his ships, fls t'.tr as he was able, one on the outer how, und another on the outer quarter, of each of the enemy's....French fleet at their anchorage in Gourjean road. Jxtrd Hood found it impossible to make the attempt ; but the thought was not lost upon Nelson, who...
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History of the French revolution, and of the wars resulting from that ...

John James M'Gregor - 1819
...to anchor. His plan therefore was, to station his ships as far as he was able, one on the outer-bow, and another on the outer quarter of each of the enemy's. This mode of attack had been first projected by Lord Hood, when lie desigued to engage the French fleet...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...situation might be. There is no possible position, it is said, which he did not take into consideration. His officers were thus fully acquainted with his principles...another on the outer quarter, of each of the enemy's. Captain Berry, when he comprehended the scope of the design, exclaimed with transport, " If we succeed,...
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The Englishman's library [ed. by E. H. L.].

Englishman - 1824
...mutual support, and to anchor by the stern. " First gain the victory," he said, " and then make the belt use of it you can." The moment he perceived the position...another on the outer quarter, of each of the enemy's. Captain Berry, when he comprehended the scope of the design, exclaimed with transport, " If we-, succeed,...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 16

1840
...by Lord Hood in Gourjean Road, but which he had there found impracticable, of stationing his ships one on the outer bow, and another on the outer quarter of each of theirs. The action commenced at 6h. 20m. PM, August 12th, and at noon of the 13th, of the French fleet...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 18

Great Britain - 1834
...to lead within the French line, was to have kept entirely on its outer side; and to have stationed his ships, as far as he was able, one on the outer...bow, and another on the outer quarter, of each of the enemy. Sir Horatio Nelson, on his departure for Naples, left Captain Foley to assist Captain Hood in...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary, Volume 18

Great Britain - 1834
...to lead within the French line, was to have kept entirely on its outer side ; and to have stationed his ships, as far as he was able, one on the outer...bow, and another on the outer quarter, of each of the enemy. Sir Horatio Nelson, on his departure for Naples, left Captain Foley to assist Captain Hood in...
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history of europe

archibald alison - 1835
...outer, and half on the inner side of the French line, and station his ships, so far as practicable, one on the outer bow and another on the outer quarter of each of the enemy's. Captain Berry, his flag captain, when he was made acquainted with the design, exclaimed with transport,...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - 1835
...outer, and half on the inner side of the French line, and station his ships, so far as practicable, one on the outer bow and another on the outer quarter of each of the enemy's. Captain Berry, his flag captain, when he was made acquainted with the design, exclaimed with transport,...
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