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" I will do the utmost, my lord; get the engine to work on the sails — hang butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down, and each man place shot in them — slack the stays, knock up the wedges, and give the masts play — start off the water,... "
The Metropolitan - Page 57
1837
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1837 - 808 pages
...with the flag-ship close on her quarter. " This will not do, Sir Ed'ard; it is certainly LeGenereux, and to my flag-ship she can alone surrender — Sir...pump the ship. The Foudroyant is drawing a-head, and ut last takes the lead in the chase. The admiral is working his fin, (the stump of his right arm,)...
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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

John Holmes Agnew - 1843 - 614 pages
...Northumberland." "I will do the utmost, my lord ; get the engine to work on the sails — hang butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...the ship. The Foudroyant is drawing a-head, and at fast takes the lead in the chase. The admiral is working his fin (the stump of his right arm,) do not...
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The Monthly Review

1843 - 574 pages
...Northumberland." " 1 will do the utmost, my lord ; get the engine to work on the sails — hang butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...James, and pump the ship. The Foudroyant is drawing a-Lead, and at last takes the lead in the chase. The admiral is working his fin (the stump of his right...
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The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 3

John Holmes Agnew, Eliakim Littell - 1843 - 614 pages
...Norihumberland." "I will do the utmost, my lord ; get the engine to work on the sails — hung butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...stays, knock up the. wedges, and give the masts play — etartotfthe water, Mr. James, and pump the ship. Tlie Foudroyant is drawing a-head, and at last...
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Memoirs of the Life of Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson, Volume 1

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - 1849 - 572 pages
...each man place shot in them—slack the stays, knock up the wedges, and give the masts play—start off the water, Mr. James, and pump the ship. The Foudroyant...chase. The Admiral is working his fin (the stump of his right arm), do not cross his hawse, I advise you.' " The advice was good, for at that moment Nelson...
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England's battles by sea and land, from the commencement of the French ...

William Freke Williams - 1854 - 818 pages
...Northumberland. " ' I will do the utmost, my lord; get the engine to work on the sails — haiif; butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...chase. The admiral is working his fin (the stump of his right arm) ; do not cross his hawse, I advise you.' " The advice was good, for at that moment Nelson...
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Vol.1,2, by lt. col. Williams History of the wars caused by the ..., Volumes 1-2

William Freke Williams - 1864 - 780 pages
...Northumberland. " ' I will do the utmost, my lord ; get the engine to work on the sails — hang butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...chase. The admiral is working his fin (the stump of his right arm) ; do not cross his hawse, I advise you.' " The advice was good, for at that moment Nelson...
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Nelson; the Public and Private Life of Horatio, Viscount Nelson: As Told by ...

George Lathom Browne - 1891 - 576 pages
...Northumberland? " ' I will do my utmost, my Lord ; get the engine to work on the sails — hang butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...play — start off the water, Mr. James, and pump ship. The Foudroyant is drawing ahead, and at last takes the lead in the chase. The Admiral is working...
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The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, Volume 2

Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1897 - 540 pages
...Northumberland.' '• ' I will do the utmost, my lord ; get the engine to work on the sails — hang butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...chase. ' The admiral is working his fin, (the stump of his right arm,) do not cross his hawse, I advise you.' •' The advice was good, for at that moment...
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The Life of Nelson, the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain, Volume 2

Alfred Thayer Mahan - 1897 - 518 pages
...Northumberland.' " ' I will do the utmost, my lord ; get the engine to work on the sails — hang butts of water to the stays — pipe the hammocks down,...chase. ' The admiral is working his fin, (the stump of his right arm,) do not cross his hawse, I advise you.' " The advice was good, for at that moment Nelson...
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