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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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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 2

William Hone - 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...living, to watch the combined squadrons of the enemy, \s> felt ourselves as secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. — There was reason to...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 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...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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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...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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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...upon Nelson ere they died. . . . 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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 5

Penny readings - 1866
...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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Graduated exercises for translation into German, extr. from Engl. authors ...

Friedrich Otto Froembling - 1866
...schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared to add 134 HOUSES ETC. IN THE MIDDLE AGES. to our security or strength; for, while Nelson 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....
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 4

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1866
...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. The most triumphant death is that of the martyr; the most awful, that of the martyred patriot ; the...
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The Advanced Reader

Readers - 1866 - 400 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. The most triumphant death is that of the martyr; the most awful, that of the martyred patriot ; the...
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