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" I am to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service. "
The naval history of Great Britain, from the declaration of war by France in ... - Page 79
by William James, Frederick Chamier - 1837
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The Log Book; Or, Nautical Miscellany..

Old Sailor - Seafaring life - 1830 - 498 pages
...introduce him to a very young officer, whom he described as having performed won. ders during the battle, attacking his own ship immediately under her lower...admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in ray service." This heroic youth had volunteered the command of a praam, which is a sort of a raft,...
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The life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1830 - 309 pages
...youth, told the prince that he ought to be made an admiral. The prince replied ; " If, my lord, I am to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service." The sympathy of the Danes for their countrymen who had bled in their defence was not weakened by distance...
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history of europe during the french revolution

archibald alison - 1835
...; and said to the crown prince he should make him an admiral. " If, my lord," replied the prince, " I were to make all my brave officers admirals, I should...have no captains or lieutenants in my service."— \aval Chronicle, xiv. 398. there were 210 killed and wounded ; she had to sup- CHAP. port the united...
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The life of Nelson revised and illustrated, by the Old Sailor

Matthew Henry Barker - 1836
...deserved to be made an admiral. " My lord," replied his royal highness, with peculiar felicity, " if I were to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service." The crown prince, however, afterwards presented this youth with a medallion commemorative of his gallantry,...
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The life of Horatio lord viscount Nelson

1838
...congratulated, intimating to the Prince that he ought to be made an admiral. The Crown Prince instantly replied — " If, my lord, I were to make all my brave...admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my •ervice." After a week's negociation, during which time Nelson daily went on shore, an armistice...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815).

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1843
...; and said to the Crown Prince he should make him an admiral . "If, my lord," replied the prince, " I were to make all my brave officers admirals, I should...have no captains or lieutenants in my service."— Naval Chronicle, xiv. 308. ciiAi'. seamen engaged than in any other general action " 1 during the whole...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 6

Child rearing - 1843
...youth, told the prince that he ought to(be made an admiral. The prince replied ; " If, my Jord, I am to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service." The sympathy of the Danes for their countrymen who had bled in their defence was not weakened by distance...
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Life of lord viscount Nelson

Joseph Allen (of Greenwich hosp.) - 1853
...warmth, and, turning to the prince, said, "He ought to be made an admiral." The prince replied, " If I were to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no lieutenants left." Sir Hyde Parker, considering that it would cost more to fit the prizes for sea than...
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England's battles by sea and land, from the commencement of the French ...

William Freke Williams, William Cooke Stafford - 1854
...emotions, and intimated to the prince he deserved to be made an admiral. To which proposal the prince happily replied : — " If, my lord, I were to make...should have no captains or lieutenants in my service." The Danes fought on this occasion with the utmost valour and determination. The prince royal stationed...
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History of Europe from the commencement of the French revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1854
...and said to the Crown-Prince he should make him an admiral. " If, :ny lord," replied the prince, " I were to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants ill my service." — Jtoui Cftronici«, xiv. 308. either taken, sunk, burnt, or silenced. But the Trekroner...
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