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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 International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 14

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 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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Examinations Papers

1899
...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. — SOUTHEY. 3. Parse the words in italic in the following passages : — They also serve mho only...
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The Public School Speaker

Francis Warre Cornish - Literature - 1900 - 570 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...Nelson was living to watch the combined squadrons of thí enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. There was reason...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 18

Literature - 1901
...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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Graded Literature Readers, Book 7

Ida Catherine Bender, Harry Pratt Judson - Readers - 1901
...of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes of France were totally frustrated, hardly 25 appeared to add to our security or strength, for while...secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. He cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose :» work was done, nor ought he to be lamented who...
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The Cyr Readers: Arranged by Grades. Book 1-8, Book 8

Ellen M. Cyr - Readers - 1901
...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 25 Nelson was living to watch the combined squadrons of the enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now,...
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The Cyr Readers: Arranged by Grades, Book 8

Ellen M. Cyr - Readers - 1901
...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 25 • Nelson was living to watch the combined squadrons of the enemy, we felt ourselves as secure...
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The Life of Admiral Horatio Nelson

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1902 - 357 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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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1903
...achieved upon the seas ; and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes plough the twinkling stars aside, Like foam-bells...brush the embers from the sun, The icicles from off eneroy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. There was reason...
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The Life of Horatio, Lord Nelson

Robert Southey - 1906 - 271 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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