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  • The Admiralty order, "Let the Regulating Captains send them as he desires," [Footnote: _Admiralty Records_ 1. 1983

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

  • But Perfect View, poised on a ledge above Snow Hill and beneath Richmond Heights, gazing serenely across to Bathampton and what – in my young day as a cub reporter on the Bath Chronicle – we called the Admiralty hutments: Perfect View is the real thing.

    Britain's best views: Bath

  • Mr Prescott has still not moved out of his grace-and-favour flat in Admiralty House in Whitehall, Central London.

    The Price of Lard

  • The Admiralty is a very great place, if, Mr. President you will allow me to call it a place.

    There Are No Civilians In London

  • While, since the formal declaration of war, United Kingdom shipping has not been running to normal schedules, the convoy system as announced by the United Kingdom Admiralty is already in operation, and as a result it will be possible to maintain frequent, although perhaps irregular sailings.

    The Scottish Link in the Empire

  • At that time there was a very famous judge in Admiralty, who practically made all modern prize law -- Lord Stowell.

    The Freedom of the Seas

  • He was thirty years in Admiralty, all through the period of the Napoleonic War, and he devised the new doctrine, really based on the old rule of 1745, known as "Continuous Voyage".

    The Freedom of the Seas

  • There is a great deal of feeling and perhaps some bitterness, but do you not all agree with me that it is quite possible, since there is a fashion of armament in Europe, and since there has been no withdrawal on the part of the Admiralty from the stand taken by the First Lord some months ago, to have the entire Canadian people approach this situation in a calm and in an impartial manner?

    Canada and the Empire

  • By all accounts both Tub O'Lard and Miss Caravanning Monthly 1975 are still enjoying the sybaritic delights of the 'Grace & Favour' residences that were granted to them when they were still Ministers of The Crown, the former enjoying a flat in Admiralty Arch where, as Deputy Prime Minister he is said to have smoothed the ruffled feathers of Vanity Blair and Macavity (and doubtless shagged his secretary whilst the going was good) and the latter at Carlton Gardens.

    Archive 2007-07-22

  • “Mr Eames,” began Mr Kissing, still pointing with a finger of bitter reproach to the misused S, and beginning an oration which was intended for the benefit of the whole room, and for the annihilation of old Mr Love, “if you have yet to learn that the word Admiralty begins with A and not with S, you have much to learn which should have been acquired before you first came into this office.

    The Small House at Allington

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