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" The launches and gunboats went from the ships the instant the enemy was observed by the ' Invincible ' — which lay to the westward — to be collecting in their trenches ; and yet so rapid was their success, that the whole was over before we could open... "
Bradshaw's illustrated hand-book to Spain and Portugal - Page 105
1865
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The Universal magazine

1811
...then ensued ; and short ly afterwards the remainder of these poor wretches, amounting to above 3000, tamely submitted to be led away prisoners by less than as many hundred French. The launches and gunbnats went from the ships the in .nut the enemy were observed by the Invincible (which lay to the...
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The General chronicle and literary magazine

1811
...wretches, amounting to above three thousand, tamely submitted to- be led away prisoners by less than so many hundred French. The launches and gun-boats went from the ships the instant the eneiii) were observed by the Invincible (which lay to the westward) to be collecting in their trenches...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1812
...remainder of the.se poor wretches, amounting to above three thousand, tamely submitted to be ledaway prisoners by less than as many hundred French. The launches and gunboats went fiom the ships the instant the enemy were observed by the Invincible (which lay to the westward) to...
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An impartial history of the naval, military and political events in Europe ...

Hewson Clarke - 1815
...supported by a second a tottle higher up, who opened a masked battery Of a few field pieces. A horrid butchery then ensued ; and shortly after, the remainder of these poor wretches, amounting to above 3000, tamely sul»«iited to be led away prisoners by less than as many hundred French. The launches...
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The Naval History of Great Britain: From the Year MDCCLXXXIII to MDCCCXXII.

Edward Pelham Brenton - Great Britain - 1825
...supported by a second a little higher up, who opened a masked battery of two field - pieces. A honible butchery then ensued ; and shortly after, the remainder of these poor wretches, amounting to above three thousand, tamely submitted to be led away prisoners by less than as many hundred French." The...
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The Naval History of Great Britain, from the Year MDCCLXXXIII. to MDCCCXXXVI.

Edward Pelham Brenton - Great Britain - 1837
...supported by a second a little higher up, who opened a masked battery of two field-pieces. A horrible butchery then ensued; and shortly after, the remainder...be led away prisoners by less than as many hundred Frenchmen." The launches and gun-boats went from the ships the moment the enemy were observed to be...
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Memoir of the Life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington: With ..., Volume 1

Sir Edward Codrington - Great Britain - 1873
...opened a masked battery of two field pieces. A horrible butchery then ensued ; and shortly afterwards the remainder of these poor wretches, amounting to...gunboats went from the ships the instant the enemy was observed by the ' Invincible ' — which lay to the westward — to be collecting in their trenches...
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Memoir of the life of admiral sir Edward Codrington, ed. and abridged by ...

Jane Barbara lady Bourchier - 1875
...opened a masked battery of two field-pieces. A horrible butchery then ensued ; and shortly afterwards the remainder of these poor wretches, amounting to...gunboats went from the ships the instant the enemy was observed by the ' Invincible ' — which lay to the westward — to be collecting in their trenches...
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British battles on land and sea, Volume 3

James Grant - 1880
...supported by a second a little higher up, which opened a masked battery of two fieldpieces. A horrible butchery then ensued ; and shortly after the remainder...away prisoners by less than as many hundred French." Our launches and gun-boats shot off from the ships' sides in-shore the moment the enemy were seen to...
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Dodsley's Annual Register, Volume 53

Edmund Burke - History - 1811
...supported by a second a little higher up, who opened a masked battery •fa few field pieces. A horrid butchery then ensued; and. shortly after, the remainder of these poor wretches, amounting to above 30OO, tamely submitted to be led away prisoners by less than at many hundred French. The lauu- . ches...
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