Nelson really didn't like the Frenchies

#2
I think he has it right. He actually states that the French Republicans are 'thieves, murderers, oppressors and infidels' rather than the whole of the French people, not that he liked the rest much either. It is an important distinction.
 

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#3
' From this day forward , you must hate a Frenchman as you would the very Devil'

Our Nel to his nephew on receiving the boy as a new midshipman.


A toast: The Immortal Memory !


( Huzza!)
 
#4
Be interesting to see his opinion on Americans, I suspect it would be harsh.
 
#5
It has always been expedient to demonise the enemy- be he frog, hun, ivan, paddy or terry (I've used lower case because non of the rancid scum deserve capital letters ;-) )
 
#6
Hate the French?

Blasphemy!

Their chicks are ******* hot. Most of ours, even the hot ones, only just manage tepid, and that's in the jewellers.

Sophie Marceau. Mmmmmm
 
#7
'thieves, murderers, oppressors and infidels'
It's creeping Sharia, I tell you.
 
#8
Be interesting to see his opinion on Americans, I suspect it would be harsh.
He was more pissed off with his countrymen who didn't enforce the trade embargo on the yanks as much as they should have.
 

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