NAVY


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AcronymDefinition
NAVYNever Again Volunteer Yourself
NAVYNautical Army of Volunteer Yeoman (Australia)
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The great and good friend was so struck by the hard sense of the letter that he kept his navy at home, and saved one thousand million dollars.
Every generation of Turcks for over two centuries has been represented in the navy. The navy called to me, as did the free, wide, unpeopled spaces of the mighty oceans.
Other men there were ready and able to add to the treasure of victories the British navy has given to the nation.
China had no navy. She withdrew like a turtle into her shell.
"There are few among the gentlemen of the navy, I imagine, who would not be surprised to find themselves in a house of this description."
Pacing the flagship of this mighty fleet, second only to the navy of Helium, was the ebon godar, Jeddak of the First Born, his heart beating strong in anticipation of the coming moment when he should hurl his savage crews and the weight of his mighty ships upon the enemies of the warlord.
Slowly the imperial navy progressed toward com-pletion.
The profession, either navy or army, is its own justification.
The result from all this is that the Union ought to be invested with full power to levy troops; to build and equip fleets; and to raise the revenues which will be required for the formation and support of an army and navy, in the customary and ordinary modes practiced in other governments.
We now signaled the flagship of Helium's navy to approach, and when she was within hailing distance I called out that we had the Princess Dejah Thoris on board, and that we wished to transfer her to the flagship that she might be taken immediately to the city.
The Texans, through the columns of the Herald claimed that some regard should be had to a State which grew the best cotton in all America, produced the best green oak for the service of the navy, and contained the finest oil, besides iron mines, in which the yield was fifty per cent.
My old friend had won to the highest place in the navy of Helium, but he was still to me the same brave comrade who had shared with me the privations of a Warhoon dungeon, the terrible atrocities of the Great Games, and later the dangers of our search for Dejah Thoris within the hostile city of Zodanga.