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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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Sea fights and land battles: from Alfred to Victoria

1869
...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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The Shipwrecked mariner, Volumes 16-17

1869
...having the power of saving the brave Danes Who lulson writing 10 the Crown IThice of Deiimaik. have defended them. The brave Danes are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of England." Nelson refused to wafer this letter, as he desired to show it was not done in a hurry, and...
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PORTRAIT GALLERY OF EMINENT MEN AND WOMEN OF EUROPE AND AMERICA

EVERT A. DUYCKINCK - 1872
...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." This, after an interchange of communications, led to an interview between Nelson and the Crown Prince,...
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The Young scholar, Volume 1

1872
...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." One of the bravest officers in Nelson's fleet, " the gallant brave Riou," perished in this battle....
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The great battles of the British navy

Charles Rathbone Low - 1872 - 406 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...are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of England." It is characteristically related of his lordship, that on bsing offered a wafer to seal the...
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The New code, 1871. The useful knowledge reading books, ed. by E.T. Stevens ...

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1873
...has struck to the British flag; but if the firing is continued on the part of Denmark, he must sot on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without...and should never be the enemies, of the English.' When a wafer was offered him to fasten the despatch he refused it, ordering wax and a candle to be...
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British battles on land and sea, Volume 2

James Grant - 1873
...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." Under a flag of truce, Captain Sir Frederick Thesiger, who served as a volunteer on board the Elephant,...
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Short stories founded on English history

1874
...Nelson offered terms of peace to the Prince of Denmark in the following note : — " Vice- Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare Denmark when...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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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 12

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1875
...British flag ; but if the firing is continmed 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." An armistice of 14 weeks was agreed to, and in the mean time the policy of Alexander, the new emperor...
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THE AMERICAN CYCLOPAEDIA: A Popular Dictionary of GENERAL KNOWLEDGE.

1875
...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." An armistice of 14 weeks was agreed to, and in the mean time the policy of Alexander, the new emperor...
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