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It is warm work; and this day ...

It is warm work; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment. But mark you! I would not be elsewhere for thousands. - at the Battle of Copenhagen.

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If I had been censured every t...

If I had been censured every time I have run my ship, or fleets under my command, into great danger, I should have long ago been out of the Service and never in the House of Peers.

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I cannot, if I am in the field...

I cannot, if I am in the field of glory, be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done, there Providence is sure to direct my steps.

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My character and good name are...

My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied.

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Never break the neutrality of ...

Never break the neutrality of a port or place, but never consider as neutral any place from whence an attack is allowed to be made.

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Now I can do no more. We must ...

Now I can do no more. We must trust to the Great Disposer of all events and the justice of our cause. I thank God for this opportunity of doing my duty.

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Let me alone: I have yet my le...

Let me alone: I have yet my legs and one arm. Tell the surgeon to make haste and his instruments. I know I must lose my right arm, so the sooner it's off the better.

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Duty is the great business of ...

Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.

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Firstly you must always implic...

Firstly you must always implicitly obey orders, without attempting to form any opinion of your own regarding their propriety. Secondly, you must consider every man your enemy who speaks ill of your king; and thirdly you must hate a Frenchman as you hate the devil.

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