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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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Sunday: Reading for the Young

Children's stories, English - 1886
...he had breathed forth before God his last battle prayer. Few think of Nelson praying ; this wag his prayer : — ' May the great God whom I worship grant...humanity, after victory, be the predominant feature of the British fleet.' Nelson never guessed defeat possible. between the squadrons, and the nish of...
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Nelson; the Public and Private Life of Horatio, Viscount Nelson: As Told by ...

George Lathom Browne - Admirals - 1891 - 472 pages
...battle ; the enemy with their heads to the southward, and seven of the enemy wearing in succession. 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 Heart of Oak Books, Volume 4

Charles Eliot Norton, George Henry Browne - 1895
...line of fourteen. Having seen that all was as it should be, Nelson retired to his cabin and wrote this prayer : — " May the great God, whom I worship,...tarnish it, and may humanity after victory be the predominate feature in the British fleet! For myself individually, I commit my life to Him that made...
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Robert Southey's Life of Nelson

Robert Southey - Admirals - 1896 - 302 pages
...present, but was so struck with awe at his chief's occupation that he retired without mentioning it. ; : " 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 Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, Volume 2

Alfred Thayer Mahan - Admirals - 1897 - 538 pages
...last incident recorded — " At seven the enemy wearing in succession " — and they ran thus : — "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 English Illustrated Magazine

1897
...Southward : at seven the Enemy wearing in succession. May the Great God, whom I worship, grant to iny Country, and for the benefit of Europe in general,...misconduct in any one tarnish it ; and may humanity after Victor)' be the predominant feature in the British Fleet. For myself individually, I commit my life...
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The English Illustrated Magazine

1897
...for Battle ; the Enemy with their heads to the Southward : at seven the Enemy wearing in succession. May the Great God, whom I worship, grant to my Country, and for the benefit of Europein general, a great and glorious Victory ; and may no misconduct in any one tarnish it ; and...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1900
...to the north. Toward eleven o'clock Nelson went below, and on his knees wrote the words of his noble prayer: "May the great God whom I worship grant to...of Europe in general, a great and glorious victory. . . . Amen." Directly afterward followed the memorable signal which Nelson sent as a last message to...
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Sea Fighters from Drake to Farragut

Jessie Peabody Frothingham - Naval biography - 1902 - 396 pages
...to the north. Toward eleven o'clock Nelson went below, and on his knees wrote the words of his noble prayer : "May the great God whom I worship grant to...of Europe in general, a great and glorious victory. . . . Amen." Directly afterward followed the memorable signal which Nelson sent as a last message to...
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A Short History of the English People, Volume 4

John Richard Green - Great Britain - 1903
...going into action at Trafalgar, "Monday 21st " [October] "1805." The whole paragraph runs thus : " May the great God whom I worship grant to my country...and may no misconduct in any one tarnish it, and may human1ty after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet. For myself individually I commit...
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