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" ... tied in a stiff Hessian tail, of an extraordinary length; the old-fashioned flaps of his waistcoat added to the general quaintness of his figure, and produced an appearance which particularly attracted my notice; for I had never seen anything like... "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 49
1845
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 2

1810
...notice; for I had never seen any thing like it before, nor could I imagine who he was, nor what he ca;ne about. My doubts were however, removed, when lord...enthusiasm when speaking on professional subjects, tllat showed he-was no common being. Nelson after this went with us to the West-Indies, and served...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
...seen any thing like it before, nor could I imagine who he was, nor what he came about. There was a something irresistibly pleasing in his address and...enthusiasm when speaking on professional subjects which showed that he was no common being." ':Lord Hood, who iwi been intimately acquainted \viti> captain...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 23

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...highness, after a description, rather ludicrous, of his dress and manner, said, that even nt this time there was something irresistibly pleasing in his address...enthusiasm, when speaking on professional subjects, which shewed that he was no common being. In November, captain Nelson sailed with sir Samuel Hood to...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 23

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1815
...h'ghness, after a description, rather ludicrous, of his dress and manner, said, that even at this time there was something irresistibly pleasing in his address...enthusiasm, when speaking on professional subjects, which shewed that he was no common being. In November, captain Nelson sailed with sir Samuel Hood to...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...like it before, nor could I imagine who he was, or what he came about. There was a something, however, irresistibly pleasing in his address and conversation...enthusiasm, when speaking on professional subjects, which showed that he was no common being." was then appointed to the Boreas, 28 guns, going tb the...
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The Life and Times of "England's Patriot King," William the Fourth: With a ...

John Watkins - Great Britain - 1832 - 780 pages
...notice, for I had never seen any thing like it before, nor could I imagine who he was, nor what he came about. My doubts were, however, removed, when...enthusiasm, when speaking on professional subjects, that shewed he was no common being. Nelson, after this, went with us to the West Indies, and served under...
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The life of Nelson revised and illustrated, by the Old Sailor

Matthew Henry Barker - 1836
...my notice, for I had never seen any thing like it before, nor could I imagine who he was or what he came about. My doubts were, however, removed when...Lord Hood introduced me to him. There was something so irresistibly pleasing in his address and conversation, and an enthusiasm when speaking on professional...
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The history of the life and reign of William the fourth, the reform monarch ...

Robert Huish - 1837 - 716 pages
...notice, for I had never seen any thing like it before, nor could 1 imagine who he was, nor what he came about. My doubts were, however, removed when...enthusiasm, when speaking on professional subjects, that shewed he was no common being. Nelson, after this, went with us to the West Indies, and served under...
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The life and reign of William the fourth, by G.N. Wright and J. Watkins

George Newenham Wright, John Watkins - 1837
...notice, for I had never seen any thing like it before, nor could I imagine who he was, nor what he came about. My doubts were, however, removed, when...enthusiasm, when speaking on professional subjects, that shewed he was no common being. Nelson, after this, went with us to the West Indies, and served under...
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The Life and Reign of William the Fourth

George Newenham Wright, John Watkins - Great Britain - 1837 - 868 pages
...notice, for I had never seen any thing like it before, nor could I imagine who he was, nor what he came about. My doubts were, however, removed, when...enthusiasm, when speaking on professional subjects, that shewed he was no common being. Nelson, after this, went with us to the West Indies, and served under...
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