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" Recollect some of these passages ; and, for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get sight of the enemy, get as close to them as possible. Do not let them shuffle with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musketshot, if you can ; that... "
Types of Naval Officers Drawn from the History of the British Navy: With ... - Page 146
by Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1902 - 500 pages
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The Life and Times of "England's Patriot King," William the Fourth: With a ...

John Watkins - Great Britain - 1832 - 780 pages
...and openly to you on every subject relative to the service. Recollect some of these passages ; and, for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musketshot, if you can ; that will be the way to gain great honour, and will be the means to make the...
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The Life and Reign of William the Fourth, Volume 1

George Newenham Wright, John Watkins - Great Britain - 1857 - 868 pages
...and openly to you on every subject relative to the service. Recollect some of these passages; and, for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musketshot, if you can ; that will be the way to gain great honour, and will be the means to make the...
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The Life and Reign of William the Fourth

George Newenham Wright, John Watkins - Great Britain - 1837 - 868 pages
...and openly to you on every subject relative to the service. Recollect some of these passages ; and, for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musketshot, if you can ; that will be the way to gain great honour, and will be the means to make the...
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The life and reign of William the fourth, by G.N. Wright and J. Watkins

George Newenham Wright, John Watkins - 1837
...and openly to you on every subject relative to the service. Recollect some of these passages ; and, for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musketshot, if you can ; that will be the way to gain great honour, and will be the means to make the...
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The Life of Edward Lord Hawke: Admiral of the Fleet, Vice-Admiral of Great ...

Montagu Burrows - 1883 - 508 pages
...and openly to you upon every subject relative to the service. Recollect some of these passages ; and for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musket-shot if you can ; that will be the way to gain great honour, and will be the means to make the...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 25

Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1891
...former times ; it would make them act with more propriety both for the good of officers and men. . . . For God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...get as close to them as possible. Do not let them shuttle with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musket-shot if you can ; that will be the...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 73

David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1896
...openly to you upon every subject connected with the service. Recollect some of these passages, and for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...with you by engaging at a distance ; but get within musket-shot if you can : that will be the way to gain great honour, and will be the means to make the...
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From Howard to Nelson: Twelve Sailors

John Knox Laughton - Admirals - 1899 - 476 pages
...him during the blockade of Brest in 1759, and in 1780 was in command of the grand fleet, he says, " If you should be so lucky as to get sight of the enemy, get as close to them as you can. Do not let them shuffle with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musket shot if...
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Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 32

Great Britain - 1907
...and openly to you upon every subject relative to the service. Recollect some of these passages ; and for God's sake, if you should be so lucky as to get...with you by engaging at a distance, but get within musket-shot if you can. That will be the way to gain great honour, and will be the means to make the...
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The Windsor Magazine, Volume 27

1908
...warning me, now lay us alongside the French admiral." In later days he wrote to one of his successors : " If you should be so lucky as to get sight of the enemy,...let them shuffle with you by engaging at a distance. This will be the means of making the action decisive." These words embody the personal influence of...
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