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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 naval history of Great Britain, from ... 1793, to ... 1820, with an ...

William James - 1859
...of Nelson, vol. ii., p. 124. and fresh men coming on board did not inquire whether the flag had heen struck, or, perhaps, did not heed it; many, or most...wafer was then given him, but he ordered a candle to bo brought from the cockpit, and sealed the letter with wax, affixing a larger seal than he ordinarily...
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Sea kings and naval heroes

John George Edgar - 1861 - 336 pagina’s
...he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are the brothers,...and should never be the enemies, of the English." " What is the object of Lord Nelson's note ?" inquired the Crown Prince. " Lord Nelson's object in...
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Annals of the wars of the nineteenth century

bart. Edward Cust (hon. sir) - 1862
...distinguishes remarkable leaders. He now sat down and wrote the following letter to the Prince-Royal : — " Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare...never be the enemies, of the English." A wafer was brought to him with which to seal the letter, but he ordered a candle to be brought, and sealed the...
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A History of England, During the Reign of George the Third, Volume 4

1863
...sent a flag of truce to the Crown Prince, with a letter, in the following terms : — ' Vice- Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when...brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English.' The prince naturally desired to know the precise object of a communication, which, on the face of it,...
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Denmark and its people

M. A. Donne - 1863 - 141 pagina’s
...at last, and we took or burnt nearly all their ships. Then Nelson sent a message on shore to say, ' The brave Danes are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English,' and to ask them to leave off firing. They did so, and soon afterwards they made peace with us." " Very...
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Vol.1,2, by lt. col. Williams History of the wars caused by the ..., Volumes 1-2

1864
...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 is...
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A History of England: 1795-1801

William Nathaniel Massey - 1865
...sent a flag of truce to the Crown Prince, with a letter, in the following terms : — ' Vice- Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark, when...brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English.' The Prince naturally desired to know the precise object of a communication, which, on the face of it,...
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Tales from English History

1866 - 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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Sea fights, from Sluys to Navarino

Laura Valentine - 1868
...all the floating batteries he has taken, without having the power of saving the brave Danes who have defended them. The brave Danes are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of England." The note was addressed " To the brothers of Englishmen — the Danes." We are told that Nelson...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 3

1869
...firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, 27 without having the power of saving the men who have...brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English.' His attendant placed a box of wafers before him, but Nelson put them aside, and ordered a candle to...
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