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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 Royal readers. (Roy. sch. ser.). Ser.3. No.1,2 [2 eds.], 4, Volume 6

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1873
...was 'achieved upon the seas. 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 alive to watch the combined squadrons of the enemy, we BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR, AND DEATH OF NELSON. felt...
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Cassell's illustrated readings, Volume 1

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...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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Philips' series of reading books for public elementary schools, ed. by J.G ...

Philip George and son, ltd - 1875
...achieved upon the seas ; and the destruction of the mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...longer in existence. ." There was reason to suppose, that, in the course of nature, Lord Nelson might have attained to a good old age. Yet he cannot be...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...achieved upon the seas ; and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes + PĞ+ his body, that in the course of nature he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age....
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Sea and Sail: Or, Marvelous Adventures on the Ocean. Being Interesting ...

Sea stories - 1876 - 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 sa d to have fallen prematurely, whose work was done; nor ought...
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The life of Nelson. With illustr. by Westall

Robert Southey - 1877
...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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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1877 - 452 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 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. Ed. by W.E. Mullins

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1878 - 230 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...nature, • he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age. 272 Conclusion. [1805 Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose work...
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English Grammar, Historical and Analytical

Joseph Gostwick - English language - 1878 - 472 pages
...will she turn, and whither? . . . . On went she, and due- north her journey took.' — WORDSWORTH. ' While Nelson was living to watch the combined squadrons...secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. '— SOUTHKY. [now relates sometimes to the latter of two occasions, both past.] (A) ' We, then, that...
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English Grammar, Historical and Analytical

Joseph Gostwick - English language - 1878 - 472 pages
...turn, and whitherl . ... On went she, and due- north her journey took.' — WORDSWORTH. ' While kelson was living to watch the combined squadrons of the...enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they wero no longer in existence.' — SOUTHEY. [now relates sometimes to the latter of two occasions, both...
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