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" What,' said he in his answer, ' has poor Horatio done, who is so weak, that he, above all the rest, should be sent to rough it out at sea ? But let him come, and the first time we go into action a cannon ball may knock off his head, and provide for him... "
Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain - Page 2
by Edmund Lodge - 1835
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 2

1810
...uncle's answer to the application was remarkable: " What has poor Horace done, who is so weak, that he above all the rest should be sent to rough it at sea?"...and the first time we go into action, a cannon ball perhaps may knock off his head and provide for him at once. This was in his 13th year, and he went...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1810
..." has poor Hornee done, who is so weak, that he, above all the rest, should be sent to rough it out at sea ? But let him come, and the first time we go into action, a cannon ball may knock oft' his head and provide for him at once." Yet Horace had already given such indications of a noble...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...has poor Horatio done (said the answer), that he, above all the rest, should be sent to rough it out at sea? But let him come, and the first time we go into action, a cannon ball may come, and knock off his head at once." The ship not being ready, he returned to school; but after three...
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Collins's peerage of England; genealogical, biographical, and ..., Volume 5

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...has poor Horatio done (said the answer), that he, above all the rest, should be sent to rough it out at sea? But let him come, and the first time we go into action, a cannon ball roay come, and knock off his head at once." The ship not being ready, he returned to school; but after...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pages
...poor Horatio " done, who is so weak, that he, above all " the rest, should be sent to rough it out at " sea ? — But let him come, and the first time...knock " off his head, and provide for him at once." It is manifest from these words, that Horatio was not the boy whom his uncle would have chosen to bring...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1814
...has poor Horatio done, who is so weak, that he, above all the rest, should be sent to rough it out at sea? But let him come, and the first time we go...knock off his head, and provide for him at once." * Vol. ip 4. Soon after, however, he was taken from school to serve under his uncle, but as the latter...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...answer, " has poor Horace done, who is so weak, that he above all the rest should be sent to rough it out at sea ? But let him come; and the first time we go into action, a cannon-ball may knock off his head, and provide for him at once." Yet Horace had already given such...
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Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1828
...done, who is so " weak, that he, above all the rest, should " be sent to rough- it out at sea?—But let " him come, and the first time we go into " action,...knock off his ' " head, and provide for him at once." It is manifest from these words, that Horatio was not the boy whom his uncle would have chosen to bring...
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A general history of the county of Norfolk: intended to convey all ..., Volume 1

John Chambers - History - 1829
...has poor Horatio done, who is so weak, that he, above all the rest, should be sent to rough it out at sea ? but let him come, and the first time we go...knock off his head, and provide for him at once." It is manifest, from these words, that Horace was not the boy whom his uncle would have chosen to bring...
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A general history of the county of Norfolk, intended to convey all the ...

John Chambers - 1829
..."has poor Horatio done, who is go weak, that he, above all the rest, should be sent to rough it out at sea? but let him come, and the first time we go into action a cannon ball may knock nil' his head, and provide for him at once." It is manifest, from these words, that Horace was not...
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