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" A week had elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless in shallow water, having accomplished less than two miles. The wind, too, was easterly, causing the sea rather to sink than to rise. Everything wore a gloomy... "
The rise of the Dutch republic - Page 130
by John Lothrop Motley - 1859
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 6

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...he was obliged to withdraw, defeated, and almost despairing. A week had elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless...They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively low dike, which led between the villages of Zoetermeer and Benthuyzen. A strong force of Spaniards was...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 12

Richard Garnett - 1899
...he was obliged to withdraw, defeated, and almost despairing. A week had elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless...They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively low dike, which led between the villages of Zoetermeer and Benthuyzen. A strong force of Spaniards was...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 12

Richard Garnett - Anthologies - 1899
...he was obliged to withdraw, defeated, and almost despairing. A week had elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless...the northwest, and for three days blew a gale. The w aters rose rapidly, and before the second day was closed the armada was afloat again. Some fugitives...
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Argosy All-story Weekly, Volume 29

Frank Andrew Munsey - 1899
...unequal contest, defeated and almost despairing. Thus matters stood until the i8th of the month, when the wind shifted to the northwest, and for three days blew a gale. The waters of the North Sea were piled upon the coast of Holland, now unprotected by the dikes, and before two...
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Literature: A Fifth Reader

Edward Everett Hale (Jr.), Adaline Wheelock Sterling - Readers - 1901 - 512 pages
...was obliged to withdraw, defeated, and almost despairing. A week had now elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless...They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively low dike, which lay between the villages of Zoetermeer and Benthuyzen. A strong force of Spaniards was...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 12

Richard Garnett - Anthologies - 1899
...he was obliged to withdraw, defeated, and almost despairing. A week had elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless...They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively low dike, which led between the villages of Zoetermeer and Benthuyzen. A strong force of Spaniards was...
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The Hawthorne Readers, Book 5

Edward Everett Hale (Jr.) - 1904
...was obliged to withdraw, defeated, and almost despairing. A week had now elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless...They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively low dike, which lay between the villages of Zoetermeer and Benthnyzen. A strong force of Spaniards was...
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The Historians' History of the World: France, 1815-1904, Netherlands

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1904
...sink than to rise. Everything wore a gloomy aspect, when, fortunately, on the 18th, the wind shif ted to the northwest, and for three days blew a gale....They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively low dike, which led between the villages of Zoetermeer and Benthuyzen. A strong force of Spaniards was...
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The Historians' History of the World, Volume 13

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1907
...he was obliged to withdraw, defeated and almost despairing. A week had elapsed since the great dike had been pierced, and the flotilla now lay motionless...They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively low dike, which led between the villages of Zoetermeer and Benthuyzen. A strong force of Spaniards was...
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The Chautauquan, Volumes 51-52

Theodore L. Flood, Frank Chapin Bray - 1908
...the impregnable position of the enemy, he was obliged to withdraw, defeated, and almost despairing. A week had elapsed since the great dyke had been pierced,...the Admiral that, by making a detour to the right, the could completely circumvent the bridge and the mere. They guided him, accordingly, to a comparatively...
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