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" First gain the victory," he said, " and then make the best use of it you can." The moment he perceived the position of the French, that intuitive genius with which Nelson was endowed, displayed itself; and it instantly struck him, that where there was... "
Nelson; the public and private life of Horatio, viscount Nelson: as told by ... - Page 193
by George Lathom Browne - 1891 - 472 pages
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 1

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - Naval art and science - 1799
...enemy presented the most formidable obstacles ; but the admiral viewed these with the eye of a seaman determined on attack; and it instantly struck his...mind, that where there was room for an enemy's ship ta swing, there was room for one of ours to anchor. No further signal was necessary than those which...
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The British trident; or, Register of naval actions, from ... the Spanish ...

Archibald Duncan - 1805
...enemy presented llie most formidable obstacles : but the admiral viewed these with the eye of a seaman determined on attack, and it instantly struck his...an enemy's ship to swing, there was room for one of our's to anchor. No further signal was necessary than those which had already been made. The action...
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The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson

James Harrison (biographer of Nelson.) - 1806
...presented the most formidable obstacles : but the admiral viewed them all with the eye of a seaman determined on attack ; and it instantly struck his...enemy's " ship to swing, there was room for one of our's to " anchor." No farther signals were necessary, than those which had already been made. The...
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The battle of Trafalgar, a heroic poem

William Hamilton Drummond - Trafalgar, Battle of, 1805 - 1806 - 11 pages
...enemy presented the most formidable obstacles, but the Admiral viewed them with the eyes of a seaman, determined on attack, and it instantly struck his...and penetrating mind, that where there was room for one ship to swing, there was room for another of ours to anchor. No further signal was necessary than...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pages
...that intuitive genius with which Nelson was endowed, displayed itself; and it instantly struck him, that where there was room for an enemy's ship to swing, there was room for one of ours to anchor. The plan which he intended to pursue, therefore, was to keep entirely on the outer side of the French...
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The History of the War: From the Commencement of the French ..., Volume 1

Hewson Clarke - Europe - 1816 - 478 pages
...determined on attack, and it instantly struck his eager and penetrating miud, that " where there was no room for an enemy's ship to swing, there was room for one of ours to anchor.'' No farther signals were necessary than those which had already been made. The admiral's designs were fully...
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History of the Wars of the French Revolution, from the Breaking Out of the ...

Edward Baines - Europe - 1818
...fleet, that intuitive genius with which he was endowed, dieplayed itself; and it instantly struck him that where there was room for an enemy's ship to swing, there was room for one of ours to anchor. Having explained to his captains his mode of attack, and given them the general instruction, first...
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History of the French revolution, and of the wars resulting from that ...

John James M'Gregor - 1819
...in concert as if animated by one mind. The intuitive genins of the British hero quickly perceived, that where there was room for an enemy's ship to swing, there was room for one of his own to anchor. His plan therefore was, to station his ships as far as he was able, one on the outer-bow,...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...that intuitive genius with which Nelson was endowed displayed itself; and it instantly struck him, that where there was room for an enemy's ship to swing there was room, for one of ours to anchor. The plan which he intended to pursue, therefore, 'was to keep entirely on the outer side of the French...
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The Englishman's library [ed. by E. H. L.].

Englishman - 1824
...that intuitive genius with which Nelson was endowed displayed itself; and it instantly struck him, that where there was room for an enemy's ship to swing, there was room for one of ours to anchor. The plan which he intended to pursue, therefore, was to keep entirely on the outer side of the French...
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