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The Admiral

A Romance of Nelson in the Year of the Nile

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Author: Douglas Sladen
Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 157,587 / 624 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.6
Downloads: 4,440
Added to site: 2015.01.12
mnybks.net#: 31921
Genre: Romance
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dden">Pg </span>xii]</a></span> have mentioned above. I am also indebted to the writings of Mr. Clark Russell; to the highly valuable and hitherto unpublished Nelson documents which have been appearing in <i>Literature</i>; to the accurate and splendidly illustrated Nelsoniana which have been appearing in the popular illustrated Service paper, <i>The Army and Navy Illustrated</i>, and in the <i>English Illustrated Magazine</i>; and to Lord Charles Beresford&rsquo;s and Mr. H.&nbsp;W. Wilson&rsquo;s &ldquo;Nelson and his Times,&rdquo; which was published as a supplement to the <i>Daily Mail</i>. I have followed Lord Charles&rsquo;s view of Nelson himself more closely than any other, because it is so sympathetic, and is written by one who is at once a brilliant naval expert and the sea-commander to whom the nation looks for exploits like Nelson&rsquo;s.</p>

<p>I am prepared for much censure and ac

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