Название: The British Navy. The Navy Vigilant
Автор: L. COPE CORNFORD
Издательство: MACMILLAN AND CO.
Формат: PDF в RAR
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Long ago, in the year sixteen hundred and ninety-four, an English noble, Charles Montagu, Earl of Halifax, gave England a piece of advice in four words. He said: " Look to your Moate "; by which counsel he meant that England must win and must hold the mastery of the seas.
In this little book I have tried to give you a notion how that business is done, and why.
What you learn now you will remember when you come to full age, and when to you is committed the charge- of your inheritance.
You must look to your moat and keep the mastery of the seas. But that mastery will not avail you if you do not first see to it that within the lands encompassed by the wide and narrow seas there springs the strength of self-dependence ; which means the ability to grow your food, and the craft to make the things you.