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Royal Naval Exhibition, 1891; the Illustrated Handbook and Souvenir ...
Pall Mall Gazette
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6-inch gun 6-pounder Arctic armament Armstrong Gallery barrel battery-deck BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR Benbow Gallery Blake bore breech British bullets Camperdown Captain Hardy carronades cartridge Centric Pens century CHAPTER Chelsea coast cordite course cruisers cylinder deck depth diver diving apparatus EDDYSTONE LIGHTHOUSE electric Elswick explosion feet fired first-class cruisers fleet full charge gunners hydraulic hydraulic machinery INDIGESTION INDIGESTION INDIGESTION ingot interesting ironclad ladder line LADY HAMILTON loading LONDON Lord Nelson Messrs metal minutes Mission MOORGATE STREET Naval Exhibition Navy Nelson Gallery orlop deck picture pieces port powder quick-firing guns relics represent Ridyard rifling RIZINE RIZINE Royal sailor SAMUEL PLIMSOLL scene screw shell ships shot Siebe Sloane Square station smack smacksman smokeless powder Spanish Armada square inch STEAMERS steel strain Street tank tests tion tons per square treasure tube turret vessel Victory Vincent visitor wall weight wh1ch wounded wreck
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.
Page 2 - A new invention Is brought before the public, and commands success. A score of abominable imitations are immediately introduced by the unscrupulous, whoj in copying the original closely enough to deceive the public, and yet not so exactly as to infringe upon legal rights, exercise an ingenuity that, employed in an original channel, could not fail to secure reputation and profit.
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.
Page 14 - Gustavus Adolphus, and the Struggle of Protestantism for Existence. By CRL FLETCHER, MA, late Fellow of All Souls College. Oxford.
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.
Page 6 - Handful of men as we were, we were English in heart and in limb, Strong with the strength of the race to command, to obey, to endure, Each of us fought as if hope for the garrison hung but on him; Still - could we watch at all points? we were every day fewer and fewer.
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...