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" A shot through the mainmast knocked the splinters about; and he observed to one of his officers with a smile,  "
Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle - Page 36
1836
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...through the main-mast knocked a few splinters about the admiral. " It is warm work," he observed, " and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment." " But mark you," said he, stopping short at the gangway, " I would not be elsewhere for thousands."...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 2

1810
...through the main mast knocked some splinters about him, "it is warm work" said he to these near him '' and this day may be the last to any of us, at a moment." Then stopping at the gangway he said with emotion, " But mark you I -would not be elsewhere for thousands."...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 3

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...in his observations. A shot through the mainmast knocked a few splinters about us; he observed to me with a smile, ' it is warm work, and this day may be the List to any of us at a moment;' and then stopping short at the gang-way, he used an expression never...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 5

Arthur Collins - England - 1812
...fine in his observations. A shot through the mainmast knocked a few splinters about him; he observed with a smile, It is warm work, and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment; and then added, with emotion, but mark you, I would not be elsewhere for thousands. When the signal, No. 3g,...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...mainmast knocked a few splinters about him; he observed with a smile, It is irarm work, and this day menI be the last to any of us at a moment ; and then added, with emotion, but mark you, I u-ould not be elsewhere for thousands. When the signal, No. 39,...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1813
...he made signal for retreat. Nelson was now in all the excitement of action, pacing the quarter-deck. A shot through the mainmast knocked the splinters...work ; and " this day may be the last to any of us et at a moment :" — and then stopping short at the gangway, added, with emotion — " But mark you...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 1

1814
...he made signal for retreat. Nelson was now in all the excitement of action, pacing the quarter deck. A shot through the main-mast knocked the splinters...he observed to one of his officers, with a smile: *' Jt is warm work; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment :"— and then stopping short...
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Culloden Papers: Comprising an Extensive and Interesting Correspondence from ...

H. R. Duff - Scotland - 1815 - 479 pages
...contrast them with Nelson's conduct during the hottest fire at Copenhagen ; —when he exclaimed, " It is warm work ; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment ; but, mark you ! I would not be elsewhere for thousands." James was equally careful of himself when...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...through the main-mast knocked a few splinters about the Admiral : " It is warm work," he observed, " and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment. But mark you," said he, stopping short at the gangway, " I would not be elsewhere for thousands." Just...
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The life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1830 - 309 pages
...signal for retreat. Nelson was at this time, in all the excitement of action, pacing the quarter-deck. A shot through the mainmast knocked the splinters...officers with a smile, " It is warm work; and this day maybe the last to any of us at a moment :" — and then, stopping short at the gangway, added, with...
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