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  • As Prince Michael of Kent, honorary rear-admiral of the Royal Navy Reserve, writes in his introduction to this fascinating book: No man can do more for another country than to volunteer to fight for it.

    Never Mind Neutrality, Our Friends Are in Trouble

  • According to Robert Leon Baker, MD, former rear-admiral in the US Navy Medical Corps, an estimated 229 babies die every year due directly or indirectly to circumcisions.

    The Ethics of Neonatal Circumcision « Gender Across Borders

  • Jendayi Frazer; and rear-admiral Timothy Ziemer, who coordinates Bush's global anti-malaria campaign, Perino said in a statement.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • When I applied again for it, quite lately, I was sternly informed that if the Baron de Rouville had emigrated I should not have lost him; that by this time he would have been a rear-admiral; finally, his Excellency quoted I know not what degree of forfeiture.

    The Purse

  • If he came, he would come with admiral, rear-admiral, and vice-admiral, transports, and avisos, according to the best-approved methods, articles, and science of war.

    Westward Ho!

  • It is hardly the work for a gentleman born, and the grandson of a rear-admiral.

    Mary Anerley

  • Balderick complained, that all the recompence he had received for his long and hard service, was the half-pay of a rear-admiral.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • At length I discovered rear-admiral Balderick, the companion of my youth, whom I had not seen since he was appointed lieutenant of the

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • I'm pleased to announce the arrival of Trevalyan, a Newfoundlander who kicks off his brand new blog with a rear-admiral fisking of Buchananite "foreign correspondent" Eric Margolis.

    Daimnation!: I'm pleased to announce the

  • Gibbes, master; Master Christopher Hall, pilot, accompanied with the rear-admiral, named the Hopewell, whose captain was Master

    The North-West Passage

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