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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
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Britain's Sea Story, B.C. 55-A.D. 1805: Being the Story of British Heroism ...

Ernest Edwin Speight, Robert Morton Nance - Naval battles - 1906 - 427 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...enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they are no longer in existence. There was reason to suppose that, in the course of nature, he might have...
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Episodes from Southey's Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Sailors - 1907 - 83 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...living, to watch the combined squadrons of the enemy, 10 we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. There was reason to suppose,...
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The Heart of Oak Books: Fifth Book

Charles Eliot Norton - Readers - 1908 - 303 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. He cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose work was done, nor ought he to be lamented who died...
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The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the ..., Volume 11

John Lawson Stoddard - Literature - 1910
...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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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...and There was reason to suppose, from the ap- so respected by everybody, though she was not pearanccs r heavy task was done 25 When the clock struck the hour for retiring; And we hea " "**!%* "" UPn ***** his father, to a good old age. Yet he cannot be Prompting illustrious...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement: Selected and Ed., with ...

George Benjamin Woods - England - 1916 - 1432 pages
...achieved upon the seas; and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes ments wh to a good old age. Sidney, The Defente of Poeiy, 23, 27 (Ath. Press ed.). Yet he cannot be said...
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Southey's Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1916 - 366 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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Stories of Patriotism: A Patriotic Reader for the Intermediate Grades

Norma Helen Deming, Katharine Isabel Bemis - Patriotism - 1918 - 180 pages
...was achieved upon the sea: 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 Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...achieved upon the seas; and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes ge swords for to a good old age. Yet he cannot be said to have fallen prematurely whose work was done; nor ought...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1011 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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