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" Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when she no longer resists. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck to the British flag ; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he... "
The naval history of Great Britain, from the declaration of war by France in ... - Pagina 73
door William James, Frederick Chamier - 1837
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The life of Horatio, lord Nelson

1847
...British flag ; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes he has taken, without having the power of saving the...and should never be the enemies, of the English." His secretary offered him a wafer, but it was refused, and a sailor sent to the cockpit for a candle...
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The Modern British Plutarch; Or, Lives of Men Distinguished in the Recent ...

William Cooke Taylor - 1849 - 405 pagina’s
...resolved to appeal to the crown prince, to whom he wrote the following letter : — " Vice-adrniral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when...and should never be the enemies, of the English." This letter, sealed with due formality, was sent ashore. A truce was concluded ; and while the Danes...
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Battles of the British Navy, Volume 2

Joseph Allen - 1852
...thus : — "Vice- Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when no longer resisting. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck...are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of England." A wafer was handed his lordship for the letter ; but with that coolness and ability which...
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The life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1853
...displayed thau now, he retired into the stern gallery, and wrote thus to the Crown Prince—" Vice- Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark when...never be the enemies of the English." A wafer was given him ; but he ordered a candle to be brought from the cockpit, and sealed the letter with wax,...
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the warriors of our wooden walls and teir victories

J. Bradshawe Walker - 1853
...follows:— " Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark when no longer resisting. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck...the brothers, and should never be the enemies, of England." On writing this laconic epistle, a wafer was given to him ; but he said, this was not a time...
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Life of lord viscount Nelson

Joseph Allen (of Greenwich hosp.) - 1853
...thus : — " Vice- Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when no longer resisting. The line of defence which covered her shores has struck...are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of England." A wafer was handed his lordship for the letter; but with that coolness and ability which...
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Pen and Pencil, Volume 1

William Wallace Warden - 1853
...that he lias taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. Thu brave Danes are the brothers and should never be the enemies, of the English.' He sealed this in an unusually formal manner, saying, that 'it wasnotime to appear hurried.' Captain...
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History of Europe from the commencement of the French revolution in M.DCC ...

Sir Archibald Alison - 1854
...British Sag; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set fire to all the prizes he has taken, without having the power of saving the...and should never be the enemies, of the English." A messenger was despatched for sealing-wax; while returning with it, his head was carried off by a cannon-ball....
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England's battles by sea and land, from the commencement of the French ...

William Freke Williams, William Cooke Stafford - 1854
...British flag ; but if firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes he has taken, without having the power of saving the...brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English." Having finished his letter, an aide-decamp presented him with a wafer. " No," said the hero, "this...
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Tales from English History

1855 - 344 pagina’s
...Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when she no longer resists. The line of defense which covered her shores has struck to the British...and should never be the enemies, of the English." When the note was written, his servant placed a box of wafers before him ; but Nelson pushed them aside,...
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