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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. Ed. by W.E. Mullins - Pagina 259
door Robert Southey - 1878 - 230 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 Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 72

1810
...possibility of the subsequent preservation of the prizes. My answer was, that considering the handsome manner in which battle was offered by the enemy, their apparent determination for a fair trial pf strength, and the proximity of the land, I thought if fourteen ships were captured it would be a...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

John Park - 1814
...muster, 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...by the enemy, their apparent., determination for a. lair trial of strength, affa the situation of the land, he thought it would be a glorious result if...
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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
...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 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 Englishman's library [ed. by E. H. L.].

Englishman - 1824
...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...offered by the enemy, their apparent determination of a fair trial of strength, and the situation of the land, he thought it would be a glorious result...
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