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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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Sea fights and land battles: from Alfred to Victoria

1869
...Prince that he ought to be an admiral. " My lord," replied the unfortunate but chivalrous Dane, "ill 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 life of Nelson. With illustr. by Westall

Robert Southey - 1877
...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 symipathy of the Danes for their countrymen who had bled in their defence, was not weakened by...
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The life of Nelson. Ed. by W.E. Mullins

Robert Southey - 1878
...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."5 The sympathy of the Danes for their countrymen who had bled in their defence, was not weakened...
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The life of Nelson. With biogr. notice of the author

Robert Southey - 1881 - 318 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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The Northmen: The Sea-kings and Vikings, Their Manners and Customs ...

Paul Christian Sinding - Iceland - 1882 - 493 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 life of Nelson. Ed. by W.E. Mullins

Robert Southey - 1883
...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."5 The sympathy of the Danes for their countrymen who had bled in their defence, was not weakened...
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The Red Dragon: The National Magazine of Wales, Volume 5; Volume 6, Part 1

Giuseppe Mattei, Charles Wilkins (of Merthyr-Tydfil) - Wales - 1884
...described as having performed wonders during the battle by attacking the E ephant immediately under the lower guns. It proved to be the gallant young Welmoes...in my service.' This heroic youth had volunteered for the command of a praam, which is a sort of raft, carrying six small cannon, and manned by twenty-four...
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The Red dragon, the national magazine of Wales. Ed. by C. Wilkins, Volume 5

Charles Wilkins - 1884
...attacking the E ephant immediately under the lower guns. It proved to be the gallant young Welmoes—a stripling of seventeen. The British hero embraced...in my service.' This heroic youth had volunteered for the command of a praam, which is a sort of raft, carrying six small cannon, and manned by twenty-four...
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Southey's Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1890 - 376 pages
...the prince that he ought to be made an admiral. The prince replied : " If, my lord, I am to make 10 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...
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Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1892 - 376 pages
...the prince that he ought to be made an admiral. The prince replied : " If, my lord, I am to make 10 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...
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