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" how goes the day with us ?" " Very well," replied Hardy; " ten ships have struck, but five of the van have tacked, and show an intention to bear down upon the Victory. "
Life of Nelson - Page 243
by Robert Southey - 1828
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The New annual register, or General repository of history ..., Volume 28

1808
...of bearing down upon the Victory. I have therefore called two or three of our fresh ships round us, and have no doubt of giving them a drubbing."—-" I hope," said his lordship, " none of our ships have struck, Hardy," — "No, my lord," replied captain Hardy; "...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1809
...of bearing down upon the Victory. I have therefore called two or three of our fresh ships round lis, and have no doubt of giving them a drubbing." " I hope," said his lordship, " none of our ships have struck, Hardy." " No, my lord," replied captain Hardy : " there...
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Annual Register, Volume 49

Edmund Burke - History - 1809
...of bearing down upon the Victory. I have therefore called two or three of our fresh ships round us, and have no doubt of giving them a drubbing." " I hope," said his lordship, " none of «ttr ships have struck, Hardy." " No, my lord," replied captain Hardy ; "...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 49

Edmund Burke - History - 1809
...of bearing down upon the Victory. I have therefore called two or three of our fresh ships round us, and have no doubt of giving them a drubbing." " I hope," said his lordship, " none of виг ships have struck. Hardy." " No, my lord," replied captain Hardy ; "...
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The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

Books - 1813
...Hardy ; ' ten ships have struck, but five of their van have tacked, and show an intention of bearing down upon the Victory. I have called two or three...have struck ?' Hardy answered 'There was no fear.' Then, and not till then, Nelson spoke of himself. ' I am a dead man, Hardy,' «aid he ; 'I am going...
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The Analectic Magazine, to which is Added, an Appendix of Official ..., Volume 2

1813
...Hardy; «ten ships have struck, but five of their van have tacked, and show an intention of bearing down upon the Victory. I have called two or three...have struck?' Hardy answered, «There was no fear.' Then, and not till then, Nelson spoke of himself. . I am a dead man, Hardy,' said he; ' I am going...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 2

1813
...intention of hearing down upon the Vctory. I have called two or three of our fresh ships round, aiid have no doubt of giving them a drubbing.' — ' I hope,' said Nelson, ' none of our shipshave struck ?' Hardy answered ' There was no fear.' Then, and not till then, Nelson spoke of himself....
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

United States - 1814
...; " ten ships have struck, but five of their « van have tucked, and show an intention of " bearing down upon the Victory. I have « called two or three of our fresh ships round, j « and have no doubt of giving them a drub; « bing." — " I hope," said Nelson, " none of « our...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families, on a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1824 - 381 pages
...Hardy ; " ten ships have struck ; but five of their van have tacked, and show an intention of bearing down upon the Victory. I have called two or three...of our ships have struck?" Hardy answered, " There is no fear of that." Then, and not till then, Nelson spoke of himself. " I am a dead man, Hardy," said...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families. On a ...

John Lauris Blake - History - 1825 - 372 pages
...Hardy ; " ten ships have struck ; but five of their van have tacked, and show an intention of bearing down upon the Victory. I have called two or three...of our ships have struck ?" Hardy answered, " There is no fear of that." Then, and not till then, Nelson spoke of himself. " I am a 'dead man, Hardy,"...
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