The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson, Volume 1

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Page 296 - L'Orient, that when you have finished your military career in this world, you may be buried in one of your trophies. But that that period may be far distant, is the earnest wish of your sincere friend, Benjamin Hallowell.
Page 174 - Collingwood, disdaining the parade of taking possession of a vanquished enemy, most gallantly pushed up, with every sail set, to save his old friend and messmate, who was to appearance in a critical state ; the Blenheim being ahead, the Culloden crippled and astern.
Page 339 - ... and that such arms may be first duly exemplified" — they shall, I will take care of that — "according to the laws of arms, and recorded in the Herald's Office.
Page 290 - The enemy were moored in a strong line of battle, for defending the entrance of this bay (of shoals ;) flanked by numerous gun-boats, four frigates, and a battery of guns and mortars...
Page 104 - I have never before," he continued, " entertained an officer at my house ; but I am determined to bring him here. Let him be put in the room prepared for Prince Augustus.
Page 176 - ... his Officers and Ship's company, and tell them of it — which he did; and on the quarter-deck of a Spanish First-rate, extravagant as the story may seem, did I receive the Swords of vanquished Spaniards; which, as I received, I gave to William Fearney, one of my bargemen, who put them with the greatest sangfroid under his arm.
Page 223 - ... served on shore with the army four months, and commanded the batteries at the sieges of Bastia and Calvi...
Page 231 - Monday morning when the sun rose, this proud man, his ship dismasted, his fleet dispersed, and himself in such distress that the meanest frigate out of France would have been an unwelcome guest.
Page 260 - His idea, in this disposition of his force was, first, to secure the victory, and then to make the most of it, as circumstances might permit.
Page 87 - In his professional line he is superior to nearly twothirds, I am sure, of the list; and in attention to orders, and respect to his superior officer, I hardly know his equal. This is what I have found him.

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