The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval History of England, Том 2
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1833
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The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval History ..., Том 2
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Стр. 366 - To which, rather than any dishonour should grow by me, I myself will take up arms: I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field. I know already...
Стр. 344 - Some put their trust in chariots, and some in horses ; but we will remember the Name of the LORD our God.
Стр. 144 - Enclosures they would not forbid, for that had been to forbid the improvement of the patrimony of the kingdom ; nor tillage they would not compel, for that was to strive with nature and utility...
Стр. 365 - I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart of a king, and of a king of England too; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realms...
Стр. 361 - English ships using their prerogative of nimble steerage, whereby they could turn and wield themselves with the wind which way they listed, came often times very near upon the Spaniards, and charged them so sore, that now and then they were but a pike's length asunder : and so continually giving them, one broadside after another, they discharged all their shot both great and small upon them, spending one whole day from morning till night in that violent kind of conflict, untill such time as powder...
Стр. 365 - Let tyrants fear. I have always so behaved myself that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and good will of my subjects; and therefore I am come amongst you, as you see, at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust.
Стр. 307 - A Declaration of the Causes moving the Queen of England to give Aid to the Defence of the People afflicted and oppressed in the Low Countries 472.
Стр. 365 - Tilbury, their cheerful countenances, courageous words and gestures, dancing and leaping wheresoever they came ; and in the camp their most felicity was hope of fight with the enemy, where oft-times divers rumours ran of their foes approach, and that present battle would be given them, then were they as joyful at such news as if lusty giants were to run a race.
Стр. 366 - In the mean time my lieutenant-general shall be in my stead, than whom never prince commanded a more noble or worthy subject ; not doubting but by your obedience to my general, by your concord in the camp, and your valour in the field, we shall shortly have a famous victory over those enemies of my God, of my kingdoms, and of my people.
Стр. 369 - Memoirs of celebrated naval commanders, illustrated by engravings from original pictures in the naval gallery of Greenwich Hospital.