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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 American Pulpit: Sketches, Biographical and Descriptive, of Living ...

Henry Fowler - Clergy - 1856 - 515 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." It was six years after this, that a British fleet suddenly appeared offElsinore, the toll-gate city...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 51

1860
...admiral. Frederick's reply was fine and memorable — stamping him as no common man nor common prince : " If, my lord, I were to make all my brave officers...should have no captains or lieutenants in my service!" To resume the narrative. King Frederick was sojourning at the celebrated royal palace of Frederiksborg,...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 5

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1860
...ashore, 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. CHAP, been recently manned by fifteen hundred men, all thought _ I of...
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History of Scandinavia: From the Early Times of the Northmen and Vikings to ...

Paul Christian Sinding - Scandinavia - 1860 - 436 pages
...told the prince, that Villemoes 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.' " After a continued fight of five hours the Danish fleet was almost altogether destroyed, but Nelson...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 56

1860
...memorable — stamping him as no common man nor common prince : — " If, my lord, I were to malee all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service !" To reaume the narrative. King Frederick was sojourning at the celebrated royal palace of Frederiksborg,...
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Vonved the Dane: count of Elsinore [by W. Hurton].

William Hurton, Vonved (the Dane.) - 1861
...Frederick's reply was fine and memorable — stamping him as no common man nor common prince : — " If, my lord, I were to make all my brave officers...should have no captains or lieutenants in my service ! " To resume the narrative. 1 King Frederick was sojourning at the celebrated royal palace of Frederiksborg,...
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Vol.1,2, by lt. col. Williams History of the wars caused by the ..., Volumes 1-2

1864
...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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The Victoria History of England: From the Landing of Julius Caesar, B.C. 54 ...

Arthur Bailey Thompson - Great Britain - 1865 - 723 pages
...young hero, and told the Prince that 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." NAPOLEON ADD LORD WHITWOETH. — MARCH MTH, 1803. It waa seen from the moment of its signature that...
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Sea fights, from Sluys to Navarino

Laura Valentine - 1868
...Prince that he ought to be an admiral. " My lord," replied the unfortunate but chivalrous Dane, " if I were to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service." A mot worthy of being numbered amongst the best in history. Never indeed had the valour of Denmark...
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The Shipwrecked mariner, Volumes 16-17

1869
...with enthusiasm, and told the Prince he ought to be an admiral. " My Lord," replied the Prince, "if I were to make all my brave officers admirals, I should have no captains or lieutenants in my service." An armistice having been ratified and agreed to on the part of the Crown Prince and Sir Hyde Parker,...
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