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  • Meyrick, the bitterest of the parasites of Essex, slipped into a boat and was on board the 'Repulse' as soon as she anchored, reporting

    Raleigh

  • 'Repulse' on the 15th, the Earl with his usual impulsiveness made a clean breast of his 'conjectures and surmises,' letting Raleigh know the very names of those scandalous and cankered persons who had ventured to accuse him, and assuring him that he rejected their counsel.

    Raleigh

  • Returning in his boat, as he passed the 'Repulse' Raleigh shouted up to Essex 'Intramus,' and the impetuous Earl, now as eager for a fight by sea as he had been a few hours before for a fight by land, flung his hat into the sea for joy, and prepared at that late hour to weigh anchor at once.

    Raleigh

  • My father was Captain of the "Repulse," a fifty-gun ship, attached to the Northern fleet commanded by the Earl of Northesk.

    Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville

  • We were in great anxiety, for it was reported that some of the ships had foundered; we were, however, relieved by the arrival of the "Repulse" in Leith roads for repair.

    Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville

  • Repulse Bay, on the south side of Hong Kong Island, is home to Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho, who is embroiled in a public family feud.

    Down the Road from Stanley Ho

  • One of the neighborhood's earliest developments was the Repulse Bay Hotel, built in 1920, used to film some of 1978's "Coming Home" winner of three Oscars and torn down not long after.

    Down the Road from Stanley Ho

  • Who can forget the Royal Navy's life-and-death hunt for the mighty German "Bismarck," and loss of the famed battlecruiser "Hood," or the sinking of "Repulse" and "Prince of Wales" off Singapore by Japanese bombers?

    Eric Margolis: BRITAIN MAY PULL THE PLUG ON THE ROYAL NAVY

  • Pictured: The view of Repulse Bay from the dining-room terrace.

    Down the Road from Stanley Ho

  • Hong Kong Sotheby One of Hong Kong's priciest neighborhoods, Repulse Bay can command about HK$20,000 a square foot for apartments and HK$40,000 a square foot for detached houses, said Danny Lam, senior sales director of Hong Kong Property, which is not affiliated with the home.

    Down the Road from Stanley Ho

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