Sentence Examples with the word Jervis

McENTEE, Jervis (1828-1891), American artist, was born at Rondout, New York, on the 14th of July 1828, and was a pupil of Frederick E.

The Jervis Public Library (1895), founded by John Bloomfield Jervis (1795-1885), a famous railway engineer, had in 1909 about 15,000 volumes.

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.