Royal naval exhibition, 1891: the illustrated handbook and souvenir (Google eBook)

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1891 - History - 64 pages
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Page 2 - This England never did, (nor never shall,) Lie at the proud foot of a conqueror, But when it first did help to wound itself. Now these her princes are come home again, Come the three corners of the world in arms, And we shall shock them : Nought shall make us rue, If England to itself do rest but true.
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Page 12 - When I leave your command, I become dead to the world : ' I go hence, and am no more seen.' If from poor Bowen's loss you think it proper to oblige me, I rest confident you will do it. The boy is under obligations to me ; but he repaid me by bringing me from the mole of Santa Cruz. I hope you will be able to give me a frigate to convey the remains of my carcass to England.
Page 5 - NOT here! the white North has thy bones; and thou, Heroic sailor-soul, Art passing on thine happier voyage now Toward no earthly pole.
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Page 2 - These consist of cheerful submission to superiors, self-respect and independence of character, kindness and protection to the weak, readiness to forgive offence, desire to conciliate the differences of others, and above all, fearless devotion to duty, and unflinching truthfulness.
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Page 61 - ... nearly 900 men. When we look at the wonderful mechanism connected with the armaments of the fighting-ships of the present day, it is difficult to conceive how such feats were accomplished with such rude weapons. With the exception of a few small brass guns, the guns were mere blocks of cast iron, the sole machining to which they were subjected consisting in the formation of the bore and the drilling of the vent A large proportion of nearly every armament consisted of carronades — a piece which...
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‘Heroism displayed’: revisiting the Franklin Gallery at the Royal ...
Polar Record 41 (218): 185–203 (2005). Printed in the United Kingdom. doi:10.1017/S0032247405004432. 185. ‘Heroism displayed’: revisiting the Franklin ...
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