The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Earliest Times to the Rising of the Parliament in 1779. Describing, Particularly, the Glorious Atchievements in the Last War. Also the Lives and Actions of Illustrious Commanders and Navigators, Τόμος 2
W. Adlard, 1779
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Σελίδα 171 - He was the first that infused that proportion of courage into the seamen, by making them see by experience what mighty things they could do if they were resolved ; and taught them to fight in fire as well as upon water ; and, though he hath been very well imitated and followed, he was the first that gave the example of that kind of naval courage and bold and resolute achievements.
Σελίδα 33 - English at their landing, were repulsed, and pursued into the town. Young Raleigh, to encourage his men, called out, "That this was the true mine, and none but fools looked for any other;" and, advancing upon the Spaniards, received a shot, of which he immediately expired.
Σελίδα 28 - ... they were struck with the extensive genius of the man, who, being educated amidst naval and military enterprises, had surpassed, in the pursuits of literature, even those of the most recluse and sedentary lives ; and they admired his unbroken magnanimity, which at his age, and under his circumstances, could engage him to undertake and execute so great a work as his History of the World.
Σελίδα 144 - You are no longer a parliament. I tell you, you are no longer a parliament. The Lord has done with you: he has chosen other instruments for carrying on his work." Sir Harry Vane exclaiming against this proceeding, he cried with a loud voice, "O! Sir Harry Vane, Sir Harry Vane! The Lord deliver me from Sir Harry Vane!
Σελίδα 424 - his majesty should be advised to appoint such commissioners of the board of admiralty as were of known experience in maritime affairs. Although this was overruled, they voted an...
Σελίδα 239 - ... to have his body brought up to London, there, at his charge, to receive the rites of funeral due to his great quality and merits.
Σελίδα 340 - His ship bore the flag of England and his own arms, with this motto — " I will maintain the Protestant religion and the liberties of England.
Σελίδα 107 - On the fourth, the judges having examined some witnesses, by whom it was proved that the king had appeared in arms against the forces commissioned by the parliament; they pronounced sentence against him.
Σελίδα 144 - Martin by the cloak, thou art a whore-mafter ; to another, thou art an adulterer; to a third, thou art a drunkard ; to a fourth, thou art a glutton. " It is you, continued he, to the " members, that have forced me upon this. I have " fought the Lord night and day, that he would rather " flay me than put me upon this work.