Woven with the Ship

Woven with the Ship

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"[...]United States so formidable in the War of 1812. Old men of the town, whose memories as children ran back beyond even the life of the ship, recalled having seen, in those busy, unforgotten days of 1814-15, many uniforms like to the quaint old dress which the admiral sometimes wore on occasions of ceremony; and there were some yet living who remembered the day when the news came that the mighty Constitution had added to her record the last and most brilliant of her victories in the capture of the frigates Cyane and Levant. The man who had made the capture-who, when his wife had asked him to bring her a British frigate for a present when he set forth upon the cruise, had answered that he would bring her two, and who had done it-was the man who had been stationed in the white house on the hill to[...]."
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507539789
  • 9781507539781

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