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Farragut

[far-uh-guh t] /ˈfær ə gət/
noun
1.
David Glasgow, 1801–70, U.S. admiral: won the battles of New Orleans and Mobile Bay for the Union in the U.S. Civil War.
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  • "It seemed to me," said Farragut, "that a voice commanded me to go on;" and he did.

  • Farragut remembered his errand, and dashed below to execute it.

  • It reminds one of Farragut commanding a war ship, at the age of eleven.

    American Men of Mind Burton E. Stevenson
  • Farragut, so far from restraining, went with them, waving his dirk and cheering them on.

    Admiral Farragut A. T. Mahan
  • The friendship between Farragut and Mr. Folsom did not end with this separation.

    Admiral Farragut A. T. Mahan
  • Farragut's stay on the station was, however, again cut short.

    Admiral Farragut A. T. Mahan
  • Farragut was fortunate, for in him the opportunity and the man met in happy combination.

    Admiral Farragut A. T. Mahan
  • On the 18th of February, 1843, she arrived in Norfolk, and Farragut was relieved.

    Admiral Farragut A. T. Mahan

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