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" I ought not to call what has happened to the Vanguard by the cold name of accident ; I believe firmly it was the Almighty's goodness, to check my consummate vanity. "
Memoirs of the Life of Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson - Pagina 121
door Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - 1849 - 559 pagina’s
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 35

1799
...moral and religious cident; I believe firmly it was the Almighty's goodnefs to check my contammate vanity. I hope it has made me a better Officer, as I feel it has made me a better man. I kifs with all humility the red . Figure to yourlelf on Sunday evenhis...
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 14

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - 1805
...damaged, while in quest of the French fleet : — Ļ1Y Dr.VntST FANNY, I OUGHT not to call what lias happened to the Vanguard by the cold name of accident.; I believe firmly it was the Almighty goodness to check my consummate vanity. I hope it has made me л better Officer,...
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The Battle of Trafalgar: A Heroic Poem

William Hamilton Drummond - 1806 - 124 pagina’s
...to his Lady. Vanguard, St. Peter's bland, off Sardinia, My dearest Fanny. May 24, 1798. I ought not to call what has happened to the Vanguard, by the cold name of accident; I believe firmly it was the Almighty Goodness to check my consummate vanity. I hope it has made me a better officer,...
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The life of ... Horatio lord viscount Nelson, Volume 1

James Harrison (biographer of Nelson.) - 1806
.......* *. > i*U* «' • •' '.. • ....... " MY DEAREST .FANNY, .,'.,.. ••>«.,-; " I' ouq$iT not to call what has happened to the Vanguard, by the cold name of .accident : I believe, firmly, it was the Almighty's goodness, t*> check my, ponsummate vanity. I hope it has made me a better officer,...
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Liber facetiarum, being a collection of curious and interesting anecdotes

Liber - 1809 - 344 pagina’s
...ought not to call what lias happened to the Vanguard by the cold name of accident ; I firmly believe it was the Almighty's goodness to check my consummate...I hope it has made me a better officer, as I feel it has made me a better man ; I kiss with all humility the rod. Figure to yourself on Sunday evening,...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 4

Enos Bronson - 1810
...during the remainder of their lives. " I ought not," says the admiral writing to his wife, " I ought not to call what has happened to the Vanguard by the cold name of accident. I believe, firmly, it was the Almighty's goodness to check my consummate vanity. Figure to yourself, on Sunday evening...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pagina’s
...not to call " what has happened to the Vanguard by " the cold name of accident: I believe " firmly it was the Almighty's goodness, " to check my consummate...as I feel confident it has made me a " better man. Figure to yourself, on " Sunday evening, at sunset, a vain man " walking in his cabin, with a squadron...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pagina’s
...accident;' T belief ' '' firmly it was the Almighty's goodness1, *'• to «heck my cbnsnnAMaW1 Vanity5. '"I '' hope it has made me a better officer, " as I feel confident it has made me a <£.better man. Figure to yourself, on " Sunday evening, at sunset, a vain man "walking' in his cabin, with) a squadron...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pagina’s
...the Van" guard by the cold name of accident ; I be«< lieve firmly it was the Almighty's good" ness, to check my consummate vanity. I " hope it has made me a better officer, " as I feel confident it lias made me a " better man. Figure to yourself, on " Sunday evening, at sunset, a vain man " walking...
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The Life of Nelson, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1813 - 280 pagina’s
...the remainder of their lives. " I ought not," said the admiral, writing to his wife,—" I ought not to call " what has happened to the Vanguard by " the cold name of accident: I believe '• firmly it was the Almighty's goodness, " to check my consummate vanity. I " hope it has made me a better officer,...
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