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" None other than a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory and practice, is qualified to support the character of a commission officer in the navy; nor is any man fit to command a ship of war who is not also capable of communicating his ideas on... "
The Making of America - Page 314
edited by - 1906
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Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: A Captain in the Navy ...

John Henry Sherburne - United States - 1825 - 364 pages
...commander in the navy ought to be a man of strong and well connected sense, witb a tolerable education, a gentleman as well as a seaman, both in theory and practice : for want of learning and rude ungentle manners are by no means characteristic of an officer." There...
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Life and Character of the Chevalier John Paul Jones: A Captain in the Navy ...

John Henry Sherburne - United States - 1825 - 387 pages
...commander in the navy ought to be a man of strong and well connected sense, with a tolerable education, a gentleman as well as a seaman, both in theory and practice : for want of learning and rude ungentle manners are by no means characteristic of an officer." There...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Robert Walsh - American essays - 1830
...felt his own early deficiencies, and nobly surmounted them, in a great degree. "None other," he says, "than a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory...is any man fit to command a ship of war, who is not capable of communicating his ideas on paper, in language that becomes his rank." Again,— " I had...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 7

American literature - 1830
...felt his own early deficiencies, and nobly surmounted them, in a great degree. "None other," he says, "than a gentleman, as well as a seaman both in theory and practice, ia qualified to support the character of a commissioned officer In the navy ; nor is any man fit Jo...
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Life and Correspondence of John Paul Jones: Including His Narrative of the ...

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1830 - 555 pages
...follows not that the gentleman or man of merit should be neglected or overlooked on their account. None other than a gentleman, as well as a seaman both...practice, is qualified to support the character of a commission officer in the navy ; nor is any man fit to command a ship of war who is not also capable...
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Memoirs of Rear-Admiral Paul Jones ...: Now First Compiled from His Original ...

John Paul Jones - United States - 1830
...follows not that the gentleman or man of merit should be neglected or overlooked on their account. None other than a gentleman, as well as a seaman both...practice, is qualified to support the character of a commission officer in the navy; nor is any man fit to command a ship of war who is not also capable...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 105

1870
...commander in the navy should be " a man of strong and well-connected sense, with a tolerable education ; a gentleman as well as a seaman, both in theory and practice ; want of learning, and rude, ungentle manners, being by no means characteristic of an officer." He...
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Life of Rear-Admiral John Paul Jones, Chevalier of the Military Order of ...

John Paul Jones - 1845 - 389 pages
...follows not that the gentleman or man of merit should be neglected or overlooked on their account. None other than a gentleman, as well as a seaman both...practice, is qualified to support the character of a commission officer in the navy ; nor is any man fit to command a ship of war who is not also capable...
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The Life and Character of John Paul Jones: A Captain in the United States ...

John Henry Sherburne - History - 1851 - 408 pages
...commander in the navy ought to be a man of strong and well connected sense, with a tolerable education, a gentleman as well as a seaman, both in theory and practice : for want of learning, and rude, ungentle manners are by no means characteristic of an officer." There...
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Life and Battles of John Paul Jones: The Greatest Naval Hero of Modern Times

John Paul Jones - Russo-Turkish War, 1787-1792 - 1855 - 555 pages
...follows not that the gentleman or man of merit should be neglected or overlooked on their account. None other than a gentleman, as well as a seaman both...practice, is qualified to support the character of a commission officer in the navy ; nor is any man fit to command a ship of war who is not also capable...
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