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" ... 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 has... "
Peerage of England. ... - Page 605
by Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - 1812
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 2

1810
...ensued on the occasion, he sent for a candle to the cockpit, and affixed a larger seal than usual. " Vice Admiral Lord Nelson has been commanded to spare...brothers and should never be the enemies of the English." A negociation ensued which ended in the delivering up of the ships, and an armistice. In this negociation...
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The Analectic Magazine ...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ...

Washington Irving - Literary Criticism - 1813
...h innct ti,ct on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having She power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are...and should never be the enemies, of the English.' A wafer was given to him; but he ordered a candle to be brought from the cockpit, and sealed the letter...
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The Analectic Magazine, to which is Added, an Appendix of Official ..., Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1813
...Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having ihe power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are...and should never be the enemies, of the English.' A wafer was given to him; but he ordered) candle to be brought from the cockpit, and sealed the letter...
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History of the French revolution, and of the wars resulting from that ...

John James M'Gregor - 1821
...he must set on fire all the prizes that have been taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are...and should never be the enemies of the English." The fire of the British ships a-head, and the approach of two ships from Sir Hyde Parker's division, had...
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The life of Nelson

Robert Southey - 1830 - 309 pages
...Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are...and should 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...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful ..., Volume 16

Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge - 1840
...on fire all the prizes he has taken, with out having the power of saving the men who have so nobl; defended them. The brave Danes are the brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English.' The Britisl killed and mortally wounded were 359 ; and the woundec 850. The Danish loss was estimated at...
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history of europe during the french revolution

archibald alison - 1835
...Denmark, he must set fire to all the prizes he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are...brothers, and should never be the enemies of the English." A wafer was brought him ; he ordered a candle from the cockpit, and sealed the letter deliberately...
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Tales of the wars; or, Naval and military chronicle, Volumes 1-2

History - 1836
...Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken, without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are...and should never be the enemies of the English.'' This note was addressed " To the brothers of Englishmen, the Danes." It must not, however, be concealed,...
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The life of Nelson revised and illustrated, by the Old Sailor

Matthew Henry Barker - 1836
...will blow them into the air along with their crews who have so nobly defended them. The brave Daneg are the brothers and should never be the enemies of the English." He addressed it " To the brothers of Englishmen, the brave Danes." A wafer was presented to him to...
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The Saturday magazine

1837
...Denmark, he must set on fire all the prizes that he has taken without having the power of saving the men who have so nobly defended them. The brave Danes are...and should never be the enemies, of the English." A wafer was brought him for this letter ; but he ordered wax and a candle, saying, " This is no time...
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