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" May the Great God whom I worship, grant to my Country, and for the benefit of Europe in general, a great and glorious Victory; and may no misconduct in anyone tarnish it; and may humanity after Victory be the predominant feature in the British Fleet. "
Memoirs of the Life of Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson - Page 516
by Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - 1849
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Knight's Cyclopędia of London, 1851

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1851 - 860 pages
...death in it, reveal another phase of his character, still more deserving of honour and imitation. " May the great God, whom I worship, grant to my country,...general, a great and glorious victory, and may no miteonduct in any one tarnish it ; and may humanity, after victory, be the predominant feature in the...
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The Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1853 - 352 pages
...fourteen. Having seen that all was as it should be, Nelson retired to his cabin, and wrote the following prayer : — " May the great God whom I worship grant...great and glorious victory, and may no misconduct in anyone tarnish it ; and may humanity, after victory, be the predominant feature in the British fleet...
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Life of Lord Viscount Nelson, K.B.

Joseph ALLEN (of Greenwich Hospital.) - 1853 - 247 pages
...moment disturb his mind with any grievances of my own." The following is the prayer referred to : — " May the Great God, whom I worship, grant to my country,...great and glorious victory; and may no misconduct in anyone tarnish it; and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet !...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Volume 6

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1854
...that it was evident an engagement was inevitable, Nelson retired to his cabin and wrote the following prayer : — " May the great God whom I worship grant...glorious victory, and may no misconduct in any one taruisb it; and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet ! For myself...
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Tales from 'Bentley'.

Bentley's miscellany - 1859
...all was as it should be, Nelson retired to his cabin, and wrote the following prayer : — " ' Slay the great God whom I worship grant to my country,...humanity after victory be the predominant feature of the British fleet ! For myself individually, I commit my life to Him that made me, and may his blessing...
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The warriors of our wooden walls and their victories. With additions and ...

J Bradshawe Walker - 1864
...in the approaching conflict. He then went below, and while alone in his cabin, wrote the following prayer. " May the great God whom I worship, grant...tarnish it ; and may humanity after victory, be the predominent feature in the British fleet ! For myself, individually, I commit my life to Him who made...
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A reading book for evening schools, selected and ed. by C.K. Paul

Charles Kegan Paul - 1864
...Spain, in an engagement with the French fleet. Nelson retired to his cabin and wrote the following prayer : — ' May the great God, whom I worship,...great and glorious victory, and may no misconduct in anyone tarnish it; and may humanity after victoiy be the predominant feature in the British fleet....
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The Victoria History of England: From the Landing of Julius Caesar, B.C. 54 ...

Arthur Bailey Thompson - Great Britain - 1865 - 723 pages
...satisfied himself that all was in perfect order, the Admiral retired to his cabin, and wrote the following prayer : — "May the great God, whom I worship, grant...great and glorious victory, and may no misconduct in anyone tarnish it ; and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet...
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Routledge's Every Boy's Annual

Children's literature - 1865
...aftercabin, where, as I afterwards heard, he wrote the following prayer, so literally granted : — " May the great God whom I worship grant to my country,...great and glorious victory, and may no misconduct in anyone tarnish it ; and may humanity, after victory, be the predominant feature in the British fleet...
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The book of battles; or, Daring deeds by land and sea [ed. by E. Shelton and ...

Book - 1867 - 616 pages
...and wrote the following prayer : — " May the great God whom / worship grant to my country, and Jor the benefit of Europe in general, a great and glorious...humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the Britteh fleet ! For myself individually, I commit my life to Him that made me ; and may Hit blessing...
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