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" this was a singular instance, in the achievement of which great skill was undoubtedly manifested, but which was also connected with peculiar circumstances, which they could not hope always to occur. It must not therefore, be expected, as a matter of... "
Naval Institute Proceedings - Page 494
by United States Naval Institute - 1901
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1841
...their Lordships against supposing that such deeds as this could be effected every day. He would repeat, that this was a singular instance, in the achievement...such attempts in future must necessarily succeed. The Earl of Hardwicke said, their Lordships must feel, after the very lucid statements which had been...
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The New York Review, Volume 9

Lambert Lilly - Bibliography - 1841
...the public against supposing that such deeds as this could be effected every day. He would repeat, that this was a singular instance, in the achievement...that all such attempts in future must necessarily sueceed." The reasons given for the superiority of land batteries, are equally applicable, no matter...
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The United Service Magazine, Volume 2; Volume 75, Page 2

Military art and science - 1854
...successfully with stoue walls. 14 4 He would repent, that this was a singular instance, in the achieve ment of which great skill was undoubtedly manifested ;...such attempts in future must necessarily succeed. ' * "The victory of Copenhagen, in 1801, was dearly purchased—the loss in killed and wounded far...
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Dei difetti principali dell'attuale organizzazione dell'armata e del suo ...

G. B. Prunetti - 1846 - 166 pages
...would repeat that this was a singular instance, in the achievement of which undoubtedly great skill was manifested, but which was also connected with peculiar...expected, as a matter of course, that all such attempts must necessarily succeed." Having completed our examination of the ability of land batteries to cope,...
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The Russo-Turkish campaigns of 1828 and 1829: with a view of the present ...

Francis Rawdon Chesney - Crimean War, 1853-1856 - 1854 - 360 pages
...ago, when the Fort of St. Juan D'Ulloa was captured by the French fleet." ****** " He would repeat, that this was a singular instance, in the achievement...such attempts in future must necessarily succeed.* The recent chequered success of the desultory warfare of the Turks in Asia, leads to the inference...
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THE RUSSO-TURKISH CAMPAIGNS OF 1828 AND 1829 WITH A VIEW OF THE PRESENT ...

COLONEL CHESNEY, R.A., D.C.L., - 1854
...when the Fort of St. Juan D'Ulloa was captured by the French fleet." * * =& * * * " He would repeat, that this was a singular instance, in the achievement...that all such attempts in future must necessarily sueceecL* The recent chequered success of the desultory warfare of the Turks in Asia, leads to the...
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The speeches of the Duke of Wellington in Parliament, Volume 2

Arthur Wellesley Wellington (Duke of), William Hazlitt - Biography & Autobiography - 1854
...right thus to warn the public against supposing that such deeds as this can be effected every day. This was a singular instance, in the achievement of...was also connected with peculiar circumstances which we cannot hope always should occur; and it must not therefore be expected as a matter of course that...
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The Speeches of the Duke of Wellington in Parliament, Volume 2

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington, William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1854
...right thus to warn the public against supposing that such deeds as this can be effected every day. This was a singular instance, in the achievement of...was also connected with peculiar circumstances which we cannot hope always should occur; and it must not therefore be expected as a matter of course that...
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The Russo-Turkish campaigns of 1828 and 1829

Francis Rawdon Chesney - 1854
...when the Fort of St. Juan D'Ulloa was captured hy the French fleet." ***,.• " He would repeat, that this was a singular instance, in the achievement...undoubtedly manifested; but which was also connected Avith peculiar circumstances, which they could not hope always to occur. It must not, therefore, be...
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A Treatise on Naval Gunnery

Sir Howard Douglas - Gunnery - 1855 - 645 pages
...seamen might I*-, were capable of commonly engaging successfully with stone walls. ** He would repeat that this was a singular instance, in the achievement...such attempts in future must necessarily succeed."' The victory of Copenhagen in 1801 was dearly purchased—the loss in killed and wounded was far greater,...
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