Now, Mr Secretary, if you and your deputy will go back to your offices, the Navy will run the blockade.
It is the love of the people; it is their attachment to their government, from the sense of the deep stake they have in such a glorious institution, which gives you your army 168 and your navy, and infuses into both that liberal obedience, without which your army would be a base rabble, and your navy nothing but rotten timber.
My only great qualification for being put at the head of the navy is that I am wholly at sea.
I am the monarch of the sea, The Ruler of the Queen's Navee, Whose praise Great Britain loudly chants And we are his sisters, and his cousins, and his aunts!
When I was a lad I served a term As office boy to an attorney's firm. I cleaned the windows and I swept the floor, And I polished up the handle of the big front door. I polished up that handle so carefullee That now I am the Ruler of the Queen's Navee!
We area one-and-a-half ocean navy with a three- ocean commitment.
England's chief defence depends upon the navy being always ready to defend the realm against invasion.
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