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" I feel much pleasure in saying, the officers and men behaved with that coolness and intrepidity inherent in Englishmen ; and had the enemy allowed them a trial alongside, I am convinced her superior force would not have availed them much. "
The naval history of Great Britain, from the declaration of war by France in ... - Page 269
by William James, Frederick Chamier - 1837
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Chronological History of the West Indies, Volume 3

Thomas Southey - West Indies - 1827
...by his Majesty's sloop under my command, for she struck the moment we fairly got alongside of her. I feel much pleasure in saying, the officers and men...her superior force would not have availed them much. " However, I cannot forbear recommending to your protection my first lieutenant, for his good conduct...
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The naval history of Great Britain, from ... 1793, to ... 1820 ..., Volume 3

William James - 1837
...had lost five men killed and 15 wounded, besides being very considerably damaged in masts, rigging, and hull. It was on this account that the Buonaparte...— of them, however, enough has been said. Captain Paimpeni himself must have despised the wretches, to whose faint-heartedness he owed the preservation...
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Dodsley's Annual Register, Volume 46

History - 1804
...majesty sloop under my eomnutnd, for she struck the moment we fairly got alongside of her. I fel much pleasure in saying the officers and men behaved...that coolness and intrepidity inherent in Englishmen. The slight resistance she made, I can only attribute to the fear of being; ing as severely beat as...
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The naval history of Great Britain, from ... 1793, to ... 1820, with an ...

William James - 1859
...the Buonaparte felt no inclination to renew the combat ; and, in the disabled state of the sloop-of- war's rigging, this truly fortunate privateer soon...force would not have availed them much." The officers 1 See p. 203. of the Hippomenes afterwards proved how well they had merited their captain's eulogium...
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Annual Register, Volume 46

Edmund Burke - History - 1805
...his majesty sloop under my command, for she struck the moment we fairly got alongside of her. I fcc-l much pleasure in saying the officers and men behaved...that coolness and intrepidity inherent in Englishmen. The slight resistance she made, I can only attribute to the fear of being as seTerely brat as she had...
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