The Universal Magazine, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Page 516 - THERE is a calm for those who weep, A rest for weary pilgrims found : They softly lie, and sweetly sleep, Low in the ground. The...
Page 507 - May the Great God, whom I worship, grant to my Country, and for the benefit of Europe in general, a great and glorious Victory; and may no misconduct in any one tarnish it; and may humanity after Victory be the predominant feature in the British Fleet. For myself, individually, I commit my life to Him, who made me, and may his blessing light upon my endeavours for serving my Country faithfully. To him I resign myself and the just cause which is entrusted to me to defend. Amen. Amen. Amen.
Page 198 - Collingwood, disdaining the parade of taking possession of a vanquished enemy, most gallantly pushed up, with every sail set, to save his old friend and messmate, who was to appearance in a critical state ; the Blenheim being ahead, the Culloden crippled and astern.
Page 305 - That during the war he has assisted at the capture of seven sail of the line, six frigates, four corvettes, and eleven privateers, of different sizes ; and taken and destroyed near fifty sail of merchantmen; and your Memorialist has actually been engaged against the enemy upwards of one hundred and twenty times.
Page 134 - Unindebted to the suggestions of surrounding objects, his whole soul is employed. He enters into nice calculations; he digests sagacious reasonings. In imagination he declaims or describes, impressed with the deepest sympathy, or elevated to the loftiest rapture. He makes a thousand new and admirable combinations. He passes through a thousand imaginary scenes, tries his courage, tasks his ingenuity, and thus becomes gradually prepared to meet almost any of the many-coloured events of human life.
Page 507 - CODICIL TO LORD NELSON'S WILL " October the twenty-first, one thousand eight hundred and five, then in sight of the combined fleets of France and Spain, distant about ten miles.
Page 66 - ... interest. These payments, with those which had been made in three years and a half preceding, have extinguished of the funded debt nearly eighteen millions of principal. Congress, by their act of...
Page 66 - ... meeting the claims of our citizens assumed by the convention with France. We have not, however, made use of this authority, because the sum of four millions and...
Page 305 - ... served on shore with the army four months, and commanded the batteries at the sieges of Bastia and Calvi...
Page 345 - ... a few minutes after to engage as close as possible, when, at a short period after ten, the Superb closed upon the bow of the Alexander, the leading ship, and commenced the action ; but after three broadsides she sheered off : the signal was now made for closer action, and we were enabled to attack the Admiral...

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