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Aboukir action Admiral againſt Alexander Alexandria alſo anchored ancient appearance army arrived attack bearing boats Britiſh brought building called Captain Captain Hallowell caſtle cloſe coaſt commanded conduct danger directed diſcovered Egypt enemy entered entrance eſcape event failed fell fire firſt flag fleet formed former fortune four French frigate gave give gun-boats guns hands harbour head himſelf honour iſland Italy joined land late latter Leander length moſt muſt Nelſon object obliged officers paſſed perceived port preſent proceeded received remains rendered reſt returned road rock round ſame ſaw ſea ſeemed ſeen ſent ſervice ſeveral ſhe ſhip ſhore ſhould ſide ſituation ſmall ſome ſoon ſquadron Street ſuch ſupplied Swiftſure taken theſe thoſe took town Turkiſh Turks uſe veſſels walls White whole wind wounded
Seite ii - The blood of man should never be shed but to redeem the blood of man. It is well shed for our family, for our friends, for our God, for our country, for our kind. The rest is vanity .. the rest is crime.
Seite ix - Thrice happy they beneath their northern skies, Who that worst fear — the fear of death — despise Hence they no cares for this frail being feel, But rush undaunted on the pointed steel ; Provoke approaching fate, and bravely scorn To spare that life which must so soon return.
Seite vii - Far on the right, her dogs foul Scylla hides: Charybdis roaring on the left presides, And in her greedy whirlpool sucks the tides; Then spouts them from below: with fury driv'n, The waves mount up and wash the face of heav'n.
Seite viii - By love to beauteous Arethusa led; And, mingling here, they roll in the same sacred bed.
Seite 69 - Almighty God has blessed his Majesty's arms in the late battle by a great victory over the fleet. of the enemy, whom I attacked at sunset on the 1st of August, off the mouth of the Nile.
Seite 70 - Their high state of discipline is well known to you, and with the judgment of the Captains, together with their valour, and that of the Officers and...
Seite 15 - Sicanio praetenta sinu iacet insula contra Plemyrium undosum ; nomen dixere priores Ortygiam. Alpheum fama est hue Elidis amnem occultas egisse vias subter mare ; qui nunc 695 ore, Arethusa, tuo Siculis confunditur undis.
Seite 63 - By the Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord " High Admiral of Great Britain and Ireland, &c.