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" Some reached it, some were taken by the enemy, and some perished in the attempt; but most preferred sharing with me the fate of the ship. We who remained, now turned our attention wholly to extinguishing the flames; and when we had succeeded, went again... "
Historical Sketches of the Late War, Between the United States and Great ... - Page 246
by John Lewis Thomson - 1816 - 359 pages
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1814
...extinguish fhe flames, and having succeeded, went again to the guns and kept up a firing for a few minutes ; but the crew had by this time become so weakened that all further resistance was in vain. Captain Porter summoned a consultation of the officers of divisions,...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 6

1814
...sharing with me the fete of the ship. We, who remained, now turned our attention wholly to extinguishing the flames ; and when we had succeeded, went again to our guns, wher* the firing was kept up for some mirmtes, but the crew had by this time become so v.eakened, that...
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The History of the War, Between the United States and Great-Britain, which ...

1815 - 402 pages
...enemy— and some perished. We who remained, turned our attention wholly to extinguishing the flames; when we had succeeded, went again to our guns, where the firing was kept up for some minutes. Almost every gun leaving been dismounted, and the impossibility of making/further attempts to capture...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 4

Thomas H. Palmer - 1816
...turned our attention wholly to extinguishing the fl.'in s; and when we had succeeded went again to the guns, where the firing was kept up for some minutes,...crew had by this time become so weakened, that they declared to me the impossibility of making further resistance, and entreated me to surrender mv ship...
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The Historical Register of the United States, Volume 4

Thomas H. Palmer - 1816
...extinguish the flames, and having succeeded, went again to the guns, and kept up a firing for a few minutes ; but the crew had by this time become so weakened, that all further resistance was in vain. Captain Porter summoned a consultation of the officers of divisions,...
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The Biography of the Principal American Military and Naval Heroes ...

Thomas Wilson - 1817
...sharing with me the fate of the ship. We who remained, now turned our attention wholly to extinguishing the flames ; and when we had succeeded, went again...the impossibility of making further resistance, and intreated me to surrender my ship to save my wounded, as aU further attempts at opposition must prove...
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A Full and Correct Account of the Chief Naval Occurrences of the Late War ...

William James - 1817 - 528 pages
...was kept up for some minutes, but the crew had by this time become so weakened, that they all declard to me the impossibility of making further resistance...surrender my ship to save the wounded, as all further attempts at opposition must prove ineffectual, almost every gun being disabled by the destruction of...
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The Biography of the Principal American Military and Naval Heroes ..., Volume 2

Thomas Wilson - 1821
...with me the fate of the ship. We who remained, now turned our attention wholly to extinguishing tSe flames ; and when we had succeeded, went again to...the impossibility of making further resistance, and intreated me to surrender my ship to save my wounded, as all further attempts at opposition must prove...
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The American Mariners; Or, the Atlantic Voyage. A Moral Poem. Prefixed is a ...

John Davis - 1823 - 384 pages
...virtue of a Quarterly Re-iewer. Hir niger est, fmite, tę Humane, ravrto ! lion wholly to extinguishing the flames ; and when we had succeeded, went again...surrender my ship to save the wounded, as all further attempts at opposition must prove ineffectual, almost every gun being disabled by the destruction of...
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The American Mariners: Or, The Atlantic Voyage. A Moral Poem ... Prefixed is ...

John Davis - 1822 - 384 pages
...virtue of a Quarterly Re. viewer. Hie nigcr r.it, hum, tu Romant, caveta ! HOM wholly to extinguishing the flames ; and when we had succeeded, went again...become so weakened, that they all declared to me the impossihility of making further resistance ; and entreated me to surrender my ship to save the wounded,...
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