Jervis sentence example

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  • The Jervis Public Library (1895), founded by John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), a famous railway engineer, had in 1909 about 15,000 volumes.
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  • Jervis Bay was recommended as offering a site for a port for the territory.
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  • Two of his brothers went to sea, and he followed their example by entering the navy in 1761, in the "Gosport," then commanded by Captain Jervis, afterwards Earl St Vincent.
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  • At Port Jervis are situated the extensive shops of the Erie railway.
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  • Port Jervis was incorporated as a village in 1853, and was chartered as a city in 1907.
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  • The victory of Jervis over the Spanish fleet at Met tales St Vincent on the 14th of February postponed the at Spit- imminence of the danger; but this again became acute head and owing to the general disaffection in the fleet, which in the Nore.
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  • A scheme was prepared for a joint attack on the English coast, but it was foiled by the battle of St Vincent, in which Jervis and Nelson forced the Spanish fleet to retire to Cadiz.
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  • On the Jansenism of the 18th century no single work exists, though much information will be found in the Gallican Church of Canon Jervis (2 vols., London, 1872).
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  • Admiral Sir John Jervis recognized Horatio's special qualities and made him Commodore of an inshore squadron.
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