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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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 297

English periodicals - 1904
...he penned also just before Trafalgar, and which an officer found him writing, on his knees : — " 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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Nelson a Flaming Fire: A Sermon Preached by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop ...

Henry Luke Paget (Bp. of Chester) - 1905 - 15 pages
...fleet from east to ESE ; bore away. Made the signal for order of sailing and to prepare for battle. May the great God whom I worship grant to my country,...misconduct in any one tarnish it ; and may humanity in victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet. For myself individually, I commit my life...
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 752 pages
...the fleet set all sail as it should be, Nelson retired to his cabin, and wrote this prayer: — 26 'May the great God, whom I worship, grant to my country,...victory; and may no misconduct in any one tarnish it; so and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet! For myself individually,...
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The Heart of Oak Books: Fifth Book

Charles Eliot Norton - Readers - 1908 - 303 pages
...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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Patriotic Orations

Charles Henry Fowler - Presidents - 1910 - 331 pages
...up to the Frenchman as quickly as possible. While they were coming up Nelson wrote in his journal, "May the great God whom I worship grant to my country...of Europe in general a great and glorious victory. May no misconduct in anyone tarnish it; and may humanity, after victory, characterize the British navy....
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Mutual Influence: A Re-view of Religion

Sir Francis Edward Younghusband - Religion - 1915 - 144 pages
...been uttered, and which was written by Nelson immediately before going into action at Trafalgar : " May the Great God whom I worship grant to my country,...great and glorious victory ; and may no misconduct of anyone tarnish it. And may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British Fleet....
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Empire Club Speeches, Volume 12

Empire Club of Canada - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1915
...more Admiral Lord Nelson's prayer, so fitting just now to rise from the hearts of all true Britons : " May the great God, whom I worship, grant to my country,...of Europe in general, a great and glorious victory. Amen, Amen, Amen." THE PHILOSOPHY OF WAR AN ADDRESS BY HON. WR RIDDELL, LL.D. At the Annual Meeting...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement: Selected and Ed., with ...

George Benjamin Woods - England - 1916 - 1432 pages
...fourteen. Having seen that all was as it should be, Nelson retired to his cabin, and wrote this 40 46 tarnish it; and may humanity after victory be the predominant feature in the British fleet. For...
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For Soldiers and Sailors: An Abridgment of the Book of Common Worship ...

Armed Forces - 1917 - 96 pages
...NELSON'S PRAYER BEFORE TRAFALGAR. TV/f AY the great God whom I worship grant to my coun•*• try and for the benefit of Europe in general, a great...humanity after victory be the predominant feature of the fleet. For myself, individually, I commit my life to Him that made me, and may His blessing...
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The Campaign of Trafalgar, Volume 2

Julian Stafford Corbett - Trafalgar, Battle of, 1805 - 1919
...French. " At seven," he wrote in the last entry in his Private Diary, " the enemy wearing in succession. May the Great God whom I worship grant to my country...of Europe in general a great and glorious Victory." He must have i Clarke and M'Arthur, ii. 146, and Nicolas, vii. 138. NELSON'S FIRST IDEA 405 thought,...
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