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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 Glory of English Prose: Letters to My Grandson

Stephen Coleridge - English language - 1922 - 232 pages
...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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Improvement Era, Volume 2, Issue 2

Mormons - 1899 - 1146 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. ON A FADED VIOLET. The odor from the flower is gone, Which like thy kisses breathed on me; The color...
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British Biography: A Reader

Carl Edmund Rollyson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 308 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. [19] There was reason to suppose, from the appearances upon opening the body, that in the course of...
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The Colorado School Journal, Volume 12

Aaron Gove, Dorus Reuben Hatch, Harry McWhirter Barrett, Nathan B. Coy, Henry Burnside Smith, William Barnard Mooney - Education - 1896
...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 tiie body, that, in the course of nature, he might have attained, like his father, to a good old age....
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A handbook of Precis-writing with graduated exercises

E. Derry Evans - English language - 1930 - 105 pages
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of the 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, Life of Nelson, 19 Life had been long astir in the village, and clamorous labour Knocked with...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 83, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1813
...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 wVre no longer in exjstence." 12. Vestiges of Antiquity ; or, a Series of Etchings and Engravings of...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1813
...achieved upon the seas : and the destruction of this mighty fleet, by which all the maritime schemes ef France were totally frustrated, hardly appeared to add to our security or strength ; for, while Nehon was living, to watch the combined squadrons of the Enemy, we felt ourselves as secure as now,...
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A History of England Part Iii, 1714-1945

...celebrated, but without joy, for while Nelson was living to watch the combined fleets of France and Spain, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. CHAPTER XLVIII: THE IRON DUKE Pitt was entertained at the Guildhall on Lord Mayor's day, 1805. When...
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A History of England

...celebrated, but without joy, for while Nelson was living to watch the combined fleets of France and Spain, we felt ourselves as secure as now, when they were no longer in existence. CHAPTER XLVIII: THE IRON DUKE Pitt was entertained at the Guildhall on Lord Mayor's day, 1805. When...
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