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" ... having been in imminent peril of being killed, had not the Commodore, who perceived what he was about, given express orders to his people to desist from firing. "
A Collection of the Most Celebrated Voyages & Travels, from the Discovery of ... - Side 345
af R. P. Forster - 1818
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A New Collection of Voyages, Discoveries and Travels: Containing ..., Bind 3

1767
...engagement, lhe ftruck the ftandard at her main-top-gallant maft-head. Thus was the Centurion poffefled of this rich prize^ amounting in value to near a million and a half ot' dollars. She was called the Noftra Signora de Cabadonga, and was commanded by general Don...
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A General History of Voyages and Travels to the End of the 18th Century, Bind 11

Robert Kerr - 1814
...ensign-staff in the beginning of the engagement, she struck the standard at her main-top-galiant-mast-head, the person who was employed to do it, having been...rich prize, amounting in value to near a million and a half of dollars. She was called the Is ostra Signora de Cabadonga, and was commanded commanded by...
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A Voyage Round the World, in the Years 1740, 41, 42, 43, 44, by George Anson ...

Richard Walter - 1853 - 128 sider
...ensign-staff in the beginning of the engagement, she struck the standard at her main-top-gallant mast-head, the person who was employed to do it having been in imminent peril lie 117 of being killed, had not the commodore, who perceived what he was about, given express orders...
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A voyage round the world, in the years 1740, 41, 42, 43, 44 (compiled by R ...

George baron Anson - 1853
...ensign-staff in the beginning of the engagement, she struck the standard at her rnaiu- top-gallant mast-head, the person who was employed to do it having been in imminent peril rf being killed, had not the commodore, who perci-ived what he was about, given express orders to hi-...
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Lessons in geography, ancient and modern, with notes

Eliza SLATER - 1854 - 255 sider
...staff in the beginning of the engagement, she struck the standard at her main-top-gallant mast-head ; the person who was employed to do it, having been...possessed of this rich prize, amounting in value to nearly half a million of money ; the galleon was much larger than the Centurion, had 550 men and thirty-six...
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The World's Explorers, Or, Travels and Adventures

Henry William Dulcken - 1868 - 384 sider
...ensign-staff in the beginning of the engagement, she struck the standard at her topgallant-masthead, the person who was employed to do it having been in...express orders to his people to desist from firing. But the danger was not over when the Spaniard struck her colours. Immediately afterwards the commodore...
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Beeton's Famous voyages, brigand adventures, tales of the battlefield, life ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873
...ensign-stuff in the beginning of the engagement, she struck the standard at her topgallant-masthead, the person who was employed to do it having been in...killed, had not the commodore, who perceived what ho was about, given express orders to his people to desist from firing. But the danger -ivas not over...
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The English Circumnavigators: The Most Remarkable Voyages Round the World by ...

David Laing Purves - 1874 - 831 sider
...staff in the beginning of the engagement, she struck the standard at lier maintop-gallant masthead, the person who was employed to do it having been in...rich prize, amounting in value to near a million and a half of dollars. She was called the Nuestra Señora de L'abadonga, and was commanded by the General...
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The sea: its stirring story of adventure, peril & heroism. [4 vols., publ ...

Frederick Whymper - 1883
...standard from her main-top-gallant-mast head, " the person who was employed to perform this office having been in imminent peril of being killed, had...express orders to his people to desist from firing." And so the great Nostra Signora de Cabadonga became Anson's prize. And she was indeed a prize. She...
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From Middy to Admiral of the Fleet: The Story of Commodore Anson Re-told to Boys

James Macaulay - 1891 - 390 sider
...struck the standard at her maintop-gallant mast-head, the person who was employed to perform this office having been in imminent peril of being killed, had...rich prize, amounting in value to near a million and a half of dollars. She was called the ' Nuestra Seftora del Caba Donga,' and was commanded by Admiral...
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