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Lives of the Most Celebrated British Admirals: Containing a Concise Account ... - Page 185
1808 - 223 pages
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The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson

James Harrison (biographer of Nelson.) - 1806
...at sun-set, a vain man, walking in, his ca.bin, with a squadron^ around hjjn, whp Jopk$d, up to^thew chief, to lead them to glory; and in whom their chief...of equal numbers, belonging to France, would have bowed their flags ; and, with a very rich prize lying by him—Figure to yourself, on Monday morning,...
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Liber Facetiarum: Being a Collection of Curious and Interesting Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1809 - 344 pages
...in whom their chief placed the firmest reliance, who looked up to their chief to head them to glory, that the proudest ships of equal numbers belonging...have lowered their flags ; and with a very rich prize lyiug by him. — Figure to yourself on Monday morning, when the sun rose, this proud conceited man,...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pages
...better man. Figure to yourself, on " Sunday evening, at sunset, a vain man " walking in his cabin, willi a squadron " around him, who looked up to their "...glory, and in " whom their chief placed the firmest rc" liance that the proudest ships of equal " numbers belonging to France would have " lowered their...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pages
...up to their " chief to lead them to glory, and in " whom their chief placed the firmest re" liance that the proudest ships of equal " numbers belonging to France would have " lowered their flags;—figure to yourself, " on Monday morning, when the sun rose, " this proud man, his ship dismasted,...
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The life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1827
...to *' their chief to lead them to glory, and in *' whom stheir chief placed the firmest re" liance. that the proudest ships of equal " numbers belonging to France would have " lowered their flags;—figure to yourself " on Monday morning,, when the sun rose, " this proud man, his ship dismasted,...
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The naval gallery of Greenwich hospital, portraits and memoirs of celebrated ...

Edward Hawke Locker - 1831
...Figure to yourself a vain man on Sunday evening at sun-set walking in his cabin, with a squadron about him who looked up to their chief to lead them to glory. Figure to yourself this proud conceited man when the sun rose on Monday morning, his ship dismasted,...
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The Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1835 - 309 pages
...confident it has made me a better man. Figure to yourself, on Sunday evening, at sunset, a vain nlan walking in his cabin, with a squadron around him,...belonging to France would have lowered their flags ;—figure to yourself, on Monday morning, when the sun rose, this proud man, his ship dismasted, his...
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The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson ..., Volume 3

Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1845
...Figure to yourself a vain man, on Sunday evening at sun-set, walking in his cabin with a Squadron about him, who looked up to their Chief to lead them to glory, and in whom this Chief placed the firmest reliance, that the proudest Ships, in equal numbers, belonging to France,...
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The dispatches and letters of vice admiral ... Nelson, with notes ..., Volume 3

sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1845
...Figure to yourself a vain man, on Sunday evening at sun-set, walking in his cabin with a Squadron about him, who looked up to their Chief to lead them to glory, and in whom this Chief placed the firmest reliance, that the proudest Ships, in equal numbers, belonging to France,...
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The life of Horatio, lord Nelson

1847
...from Gibraltar a storm overtook it in the gulf of Lyons, and in a few hours " the proud squadron that looked up to their chief to lead them to glory, and in which that chief placed the firmest reliance, was dismasted, dispersed, and the vain commander in such...
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