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Illustrated Naval and Military Magazine: A Monthly Journal Devoted to ..., Том 9
Полный просмотр - 1888
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Стр. 1358 - I consider it an indispensable duty to close this last act of my official life by commending the interests of our dearest country to the protection of Almighty God, and those who have the superintendence of them to His holy keeping. Having now finished the work assigned me, I retire from the great theatre of action, and bidding an affectionate farewell to this august body, under whose orders I have so long acted, I here offer my commission, and take my leave of all the employments of public life.
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Стр. 1294 - I beheld the sad spectacle, more than half that gallant bulwark of the kingdom miserably shattered, hardly a vessel entire, but appearing rather so many wrecks and hulls, so cruelly had the Dutch mangled us.
Стр. 1817 - French made no great advantage of their victor)-, though they put us to a great charge in keeping up the militia ; but had I fought otherwise, our fleet had been totally lost, and the kingdom had lain open to an invasion. What then would have become of us in the absence of His Majesty...
Стр. 1815 - For whilst we observe the French, they cannot make any attempt either upon ships or shore, without running a great hazard; and if we are beaten, all is exposed to their mercy.
Стр. 1812 - Their great strength and caution have put soberer thoughts into my head, and have made mo very heartily give God thanks they declined the battle yesterday. And, indeed, I shall not think myself very unhappy if I can get rid of them without fighting, unless it may be upon equaller terms than...