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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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A Century of Our Sea Story

Walter Jeffery - 1900 - 381 pagina’s
...sealing of the letter is another of the personal incidents by which Copenhagen is remembered : — " The brave Danes are the brothers and should never be the enemies of England," sealing the letter with wax and not with the proffered wafer, " for this is not the time...
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Cromwell on Foreign Affairs: Together with Four Essays on International Matters

F. W. Payn - 1901 - 167 pagina’s
...the victory was practically won Nelson sent the following note to the Crown Prince: " Vice- Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark when...brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English." As he left the Elephant after she had grounded on the sand he said, " I have fought contrary to orders...
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The life of Admiral Horatio Nelson

Robert Southey - 1902 - 357 pagina’s
...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...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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Selections from Campbell

Thomas Campbell - 1902 - 133 pagina’s
...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...brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English." See General Introduction, p. xxxiv. NOTES. I. the North refers to the League of the Northern maritime...
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Famous Battles of the Nineteenth Century: 1816-1860

Charles Welsh - 1904
...rudder-head of his ship addressed, " To the brothers of Englishmen — the Danes." In this note he wrote: "ViceAdmiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare...and should never be the enemies, of the English." Whilst Captain Thesiger was gone on shore with this letter, the destructive fire still kept up by the...
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The Life of Horatio, Lord Nelson

Robert Southey - 1906 - 271 pagina’s
...Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the power of saving the O 2 men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes...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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Episodes from Southey's Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1907 - 83 pagina’s
...massacre,—for such he called it: and, with a presence of mind peculiar to himself, and never Prince: " Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare...never be the enemies of the English." A wafer was given him; but he 10 ordered a candle to be brought from the cockpit, and sealed the letter with wax,...
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Southey's Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1916 - 366 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...should never be the enemies, of the English. ' ' A wafer1 was given him, but he ordered a candle to be brought from the cockpit, and sealed the letter...
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sea passages

...signally displayed than now, he retired into the stern-gallery and wrote thus to the Crown Prince. 'Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare...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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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and ..., Volume 1,Nummer 1 -Volume 3,Nummer 30

William Chambers, Robert Chambers
...struck to the British flag; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must set on lire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the...the brothers, and should never be the enemies of the Ensrlish." His attendant placed a box of wafers before him, but Nelson put them aside, and ordered...
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