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" I was once more in the power of the French, and I believe it would have gone hard with me had I been brought back to Brest : but, by good fortune, we were retaken by the Viper. "
The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge - Page 89
1784
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The citizen of the world; or, Letters from a Chinese philosopher ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...unfortunately we lost almost all our men just as we were going to get the victory. I was once more in the power of the French ; and I believe it would have gone hard with me, hid I been brought back to my old gaol in Brest ; but, by good fortune, we were retaken, and carried...
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Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1765 - 236 pages
...unfortunately, *' we loft all our men juft as we were going to *' get the vi&ory. " I WAS once more in the power of the *' French, and I believe it would...have gone " hard with me had I been brought back to " Breft : but, by good fortune, we were re" taken by the Viper. I had almoft forgot to " tell you,...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 6

1786
...unfortunately, we loll almoft all our ' men, juft as we were going to get the ' viilory. I was once more in the power ' of the French, and I believe it would ' have gone hard with me, bad I b -n ' brought back to my old jail in Breft : ' but, by good foitune, we were re-taken, ' and...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1793
...bat unfortunately, we loll all our men, jull as we were going to git the vifloiy. " I was once more in the power of the French, and I believe it would...have gone hard with me, had I been brought back to Brett ; but, by good for'une, we were retaken by the Vip^r. 1 had almoft forgot to tell you, that,...
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The Britannic magazine; or entertaining repository of heroic adventures. Vol ...

...biit, unfortunately, we loft all our. men juft as we were going to get the viftory. " I was once more in the power of . the French, and I believe it would...have gone hard with me had I been brought back to Breft j but, by good ' fortune, we were retaken by the Viper. I had ajinoft forgot to tell you that,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1797
...unfortunately, we loft all our " men jull as we were going to get the " viftory. " 1 was once more in the power of the " French, and I believe it would have gone " hard with me had 1 been brought back " to Breft; but, by good fortune, we were '• retaken by tlie Viper. I had nlmoft...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...unfortunately, we loft all cur " men iuft as we were going to get the " viflory. " 1 was once more in the power of the " French, and I believe it would have gone " hnrd with me had 1 been brought back •' to Brcll; but, by good fortune, we were ' retaken by...
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The Citizen of the World, Or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800
...unfortunately we loft almoft all our men, juft as we were going to get the viftory. I was once more in the power of the French, and I believe it would...have gone hard with me, had I been brought back to my old jail in Breft: but by good fortune we were re-taken, and carried to England once more. " I had...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
..., unfortunately , we lost all our men just as we were going to get the victory. 1 was once more in the power of the French , and I believe it would...have gone hard with me , had I been brought back to Brest ; but , by good fortune , we were r^taken by the Viper. I had almost forgot .to tell you , that...
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Select British Classics, Volume 2

English literature - 1804
...unfortunately we " lost almost all our men, just as we were going to " get the victory. I was once more in the power of " the French, and I believe it would...have gone hard " with me, had I been brought back to my old jail in " Brest : but by good fortune we were retaken, and " carried to England once more. "...
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