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The Century: 1888-89 - Page 15
1889
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History of Europe from the commencement of the French ..., Volumes 3-4

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1841
...Captain r'olcy, said, " What think you, Foley, the admiral has bung out No. ЗУ (Г)). You know 1 have only one eye; I have a right to be blind sometimes.: " and then putting the glass to his blind eye, he exclaimed, " I really don't see the signal. Keep...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 6

Child rearing - 1843
...repeated the words — " Leave off action ? Now, damn me if I do ! You know, Foley," turning to the captain, " I have only one eye, — I have a right to be blind sometimes :" — and then, putting the glass to his blind eye, in that mood of mind which sports with bitterness,...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815).

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1843
...and meeting Captain Foley, said, "What think you, Foley, the admiral has hung out No. 39.f You know I have only one eye ; I have a right to be blind sometimes :" and then putting the glass to his blind eye, he exclaimed, " I really don't see the signal. Keep...
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Historical Record of the Royal Marine Forces, Volume 1

Paul Harris Nicolas - 1845
...commanderin-chief, he exclaimed, " Leave off action ? No, dn me if 1 do! You know, Foley," turning to the captain, " I have only one eye : I have a right to be blind sometimes," and then putting the glass to the blind eye, in that mood of mind which sports with bitterness, he...
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The Dispatches and Letters of Vice Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson ..., Volume 4

Horatio Nelson Nelson (Viscount), Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Admirals - 1845
...a shrug, ' Now, damn me if I do.' He also observed, I believe, to Captain Foley, ' You know, Foley, I have only one eye — I have a right to be blind sometimes ;' and then with an archness peculiar to his character, putting the glass to his blind eye, he exclaimed,...
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The dispatches and letters of vice admiral ... Nelson, with notes ..., Volume 4

Horatio Nelson (1st visct.) - 1845
...a ahrug, ' Now, damn me if I do.' He also observed, I believe, to Captain Foley, ' You know, Foley, I have only one eye — I have a right to be blind sometimes ;' and then with an archness peculiar to his character, putting the glass to his blind eye, he exclaimed,...
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The dispatches and letters of vice admiral ... Nelson, with notes ..., Volume 4

Horatio Nelson (1st visct.) - 1845
...a shrug, ' Now, damn me if I do.' He also observed, I believe, to Captain Foley, ' You know, Foley, I have only one eye — I have a right to be blind sometimes ;' and then with an archness peculiar to his character, putting the glass to his blind eye, he exclaimed,...
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The life of Horatio, lord Nelson

1847 - 182 pages
...that was, Nelson replied in haste, "What? Why to leave off action. I wont, I wont, Foley, you know I have only one eye, — I have a right to be blind sometimes ; " and then with an archness peculiar to his character, he put his glass to his blind eye and exclaimed,...
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The French Revolutions from 1789 to 1848, Volume 1

Thomas W. Redhead - France - 1848
...captain on the quarter-deck as he paced uneasily up and down, he exclaimed to him, ' You know, Foley, I have only one eye — I have a right to be blind sometimes ;' and then putting the glass to his blind eye, he added, ' I really see no signal ; keep mine for...
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Memoirs of the Life of Vice-Admiral, Lord Viscount Nelson, K. B ..., Volume 2

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - 1849
...; and, after explaining to him what it meant, observed to one of his Captains, '' You know, Foley, I have only one eye — I have a right to be blind sometimes ;" and, putting his glass to his blind eye, exclaimed, " I really do not see the sienal." When Lord...
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