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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
“Westminster Abbey, Or Victory!”
 
“Westminster Abbey, or victory!”
        Nelson’s exclamation on boarding the San Nicolas. See his Life.
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Sound trumpets!—let our bloody colours wave!—
And either victory, or else a grave.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry VI., Part III. Act II. Scene 2. (Edward to George of Clarence.)
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