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Action between the Swedish and Russian fleets, in which the former were defeated with great loss.
Whole fleets of boats with illicit cargoes had been passing and repassing between Kent and Picardy.
Few people know that large numbers of the splendid seamen who man our North Sea fishing fleets are arrant Cockneys.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Does anyone ever think nowadays of the horrors that were to be seen among the fleets not so very long ago?
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The smack was well clear of the fleets and spinning along nicely to southward on a dark night, and Jack was at the wheel.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
He had at no great distance armies and fleets which one word from him would put in motion.
In the port lay fleets of great ships which had weathered the storms of the Euxine and the Atlantic.
From Scotland would come all the saltpetre which would furnish the means of war to the fleets and armies of contending potentates.
Both fleets suffered much; French lost the Orient, crew saved.
With both fleets sunk, and those of their men not slain, prisoners of war, there was no alternative policy but peace.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET

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