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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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Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 2

Humanities - 1879
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty tieet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared...combined squadrons of the enemy, we felt ourselves secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. * * * * The most triumphant death is that of...
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The new national reading books, Part 5

New national reading books - 1880
...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. 14. There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening his body, that in the course of...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...nnd the destruction of this niijrhty fleet, by which oil the maritime schemes of France were tota'ly frustrated, hardly appeared to add to our security...for, while Nelson was living to watch the combined pquadroiu of the enemy, we felt ourselves ns secure as now, when they were no longer in existence....
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The life of Nelson. With biogr. notice of the author

Robert Southey - 1881 - 318 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 Inspiration of a Great Example. 307 cannot be said to have fallen prematurely,...
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A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1882
...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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The Standard authors reader, arranged and annotated by the editor of 'Poetry ...

Griffith, Farran, Browne and co - 1883
...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

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1883 - 280 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...upon opening the body that in the course of nature he ni'ght have attained, like his father, to a good old age. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely...
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The life of Nelson. Ed. by W.E. Mullins

Robert Southey - 1883
...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. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose work was done ; nor ought he to be lamented,...
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Chambers's advanced reader [forming a 7th part to Chambers's graduated readers].

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...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. ON THE DEATH OF NELSON. 5. There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening his body,...
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English Prose: From Maundevile to Thackeray

Arthur Galton - English prose - 1888 - 333 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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