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“We have been unfortunate, but not disgraced" - the Capture of USS "Essex" in the Battle of Valparaiso

"Thirty Englishmen, As lions brave, did battle give to Bretons three times ten" - Chivalry, The Combat of the Thirty and the War of the Breton Succession

"Too proud, too proud, what a press she bore!" - The Loss of HMS "Eurydice"

"Twenty years of travel in America" - Fur Trade, New France and the Sieur de La Salle

The White Gold from Dresden - Johann Böttger, Alchemy and the Discovery of European Porcelain