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" Villeneuve was a skilful seaman ; worthy of serving a better master and a better cause. His plan of defence was as well conceived, and as original, as the plan of attack. He formed the fleet in a double line, every alternate ship being about a cable's... "
The Life of Nelson - Pagina 183
door Robert Southey - 1900 - 309 pagina’s
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 8

William Cobbett - 1905
...centre, I had both their van, and rear, abafc the beam ; before the fire opened, every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second a-head, and a-stern, forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 8

1805
...centre, I had both their van, and rear, abaft the beam ; before the fire opened, every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second a-head, and a-stern, forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between...
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The British trident; or, Register of naval actions, from ... the Spanish ...

Archibald Duncan - 1806
...centre, I had both their van and rear abaft the beam ; before the fife opened, every alternate ship was about. a cable's length to windward of her second a-head and a-stern, .forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - 1810
...situation of Spain and the Tyrol. The plan of defence was as original as that of attack. They were formed in a double line, every alternate ship being about...to windward of her second ahead and astern. Nelson never went into a battle without a full sense of its danger, and always seems rather to have prepared...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...remember th» subsequent situation of Spain and the Tyrol. original as that of attack : they were formed in a double line, every alternate ship being about...windward of her second a-head and a-stern. Nelson never went into a battle without a full sense of it's danger, and always seems rather to have prepared...
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Lives of the British Admirals: Containing Also a New and Accurate ..., Volume 8

John Campbell, John Berkenhout, Henry Redhead Yorke, William Stevenson - 1817
...anchor. " Villeneuve was a skilful seamen ; worthy of serving a better master, and a better cause. His plan of defence was as well conceived, and as...fleet in a double line, every alternate ship being abcut a cable's length to windward of her second a-head and astern. Nelson, certain of a triumphant...
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Universal History Americanised: Or, An Historical View of the ..., Volume 6

David Ramsay - 1819
...ships, formed a crescent convexing to the leeward. Before the action commenced, every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second a-head and astern, forming a kind of double line. The commander in chief, admiral Villeneuve, in the Bucentaure, was in...
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The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Year MDCCLXXXIII to MDCCCXXII.

Edward Pelham Brenton - 1824
...centre, I had both their van and rear abaft the beam before the fire opened ; every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second ahead and astern, forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between...
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The History of Great Britain from the Death of George II. to the Coronation ...

J. R. Miller - 1825 - 464 pagina’s
...greater in size and weight of metal than iu numbers. Admiral ViUeneuve was a skilful seaman ; and bis plan of defence was as well conceived, and as original, as the plan of attack. The Spaniards were commanded by admiral Gravina ; and four thousand troops were embarked on board the...
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A Selection from the Public and Private Correspondence of Vice-Admiral Lord ...

Cuthbert Collingwood Collingwood (1st baron) - 1828 - 578 pagina’s
...centre, I had both their van and rear abaft the beam before the fire opened. Every alternate ship was about a cable's length to windward of her second ahead and astern, forming a kind of double line, and appeared, when on their beam, to leave a very little interval between...
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