Vol.1,2, by lt. col. Williams History of the wars caused by the French revolution. Vol.3,4, by W.C. Stafford History of England's campaigns in India and China; and of the Indian mutiny, Volumes 1-2

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Page 216 - May the great God whom I worship, grant to my country, and for the benefit of Europe in general, a great and glorious victory, and may no misconduct in any one tarnish it, and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet!
Page 33 - We must be contented: we have done very well." — "Now," said Nelson, "had we taken ten sail, and allowed the eleventh to escape, when it had been possible to have got at her, I could never have called it well done.
Page 218 - Hardy, the chaplain, and the medical attendants. He himself being certain, from the sensation in his back, and the gush of blood...
Page 218 - how goes the day with us?" — "Very well," replied Hardy; "ten ships have struck, but five of their van have tacked, and show an intention of bearing down upon the Victory.
Page 162 - I am to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service.
Page 226 - Chief immediately made the signal for the fleet to bear up in two columns, as they are formed in order of sailing; a mode of attack his Lordship had previously directed, to avoid the inconvenience and delay in forming a line of battle in the usual manner.
Page 107 - The present additional article shall have the same force and validity as if it were inserted, word for word, in the Treaty signed this day. it shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged at the same time. In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same, and have affixed thereto their seals.
Page 225 - Enemy, they will effectually complete the business of twelve Sail of the Enemy. Should the Enemy wear together, or bear up and sail large, still the twelve Ships composing, in the first position, the...
Page 156 - England more intrusted to you, than ever yet fell to the lot of any British officer. On your decision depends whether our country shall be degraded in the eyes of Europe, or whether she shall rear her head higher than ever...
Page 160 - I have only one eye — I have a right to be blind sometimes...

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