Some articles on dutch, line:
... At the same time, the Dutch ship Jupiter under Rear-Admiral Hermanus Reijntjes, fourth from the southern end of the line, opened fire on the rapidly approaching Monarch ... The Dutch ships had waited until the British were well within effective range in order to maximise the effect of their shot, and soon Onslow's flagship was under fire from the entire rearguard of the ... Onslow that he could not see where his ship could pass between the closely formed Dutch ships, to which the admiral responded that "the Monarch will make a passage." Striking the small gap between the ships, Onslow ...
Famous quotes containing the words line and/or dutch:
“I love them
for finding what
I cant find,
and for loving me
for the line I wrote,
and for forgetting it....”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)
“Tis probable Religion after this
Came next in order; which they could not miss.
How could the Dutch but be converted, when
The Apostles were so many fishermen?
Besides the waters of themselves did rise,
And, as their land, so them did re-baptize.”
—Andrew Marvell (16211678)