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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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A topographical and historical account of the city and county of Norwich [by ...

John Stacy - 1831
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...to our security or strength ; for, while Nelson was Ihing, to watch the combined squadrons of the enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they...
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Tales of the Wars; Or, Naval and Military Chronicle: To which is ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1836
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...attained, like his father, toa good old age. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose work was done ; norought he to be lamented, who died...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1837
...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 every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1837
...achieved upon tliu seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...now, when they were no longer in existence. — There vvus reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening the body, that, in the course of nature,...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 6

Child rearing - 1843
...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. *•* i There was reason to suppose, from the appearances' upon opening the body, that, in the course...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...achieved upon the seas ; and the 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 while.Nelson was living, to watch the combined squadrons of the enemy, we felt ourselves as secure...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 pages
...sacred ground is again disfigured with thorns and brambles. [Magdalene College Scholarships, 1847.] 167. THERE was reason to suppose, from the appearances...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 - Admirals - 1853 - 352 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...of the enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, v/hen they were no longer in existence.There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening...
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Ocean Scenes: Or, The Perils and Beauties of the Deep : Being Interesting ...

Seafaring life - 1854 - 492 pages
...the ceremony, with one accord rent it in pieces, that each might preserve a fragment while he lived. There was reason to suppose, from the appearances...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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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...achieved upon the seas ; and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...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....
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