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  • There have been a number of ships named HMS Redoubtable in the Royal Navy. Redoubtable, launched in 1892 as the pre-dreadnought battleship HMS Revenge, renamed in 1915 and scrapped in 1919. — “HMS Redoubtable - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • For the high-speed ferry operated by Irish Ferries, see HSC Jonathan This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this. — “Jonathan Swift - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Part of a series on. Libertarianism. Origins and history. Anarchism. Classical Liberalism Free society · Free trade. Free will · Freedom of association. Freedom. — “Free market - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Four of the most redoubtable spadassinicides put away for a time, one of them dead–and all this performed with such an air of indifference and announced in such casual terms by a wretched little provincial lawyer! — “Sacaramouche” by Rafael Sabatini
  • "You, farmers, agricultural labourers! you pacific pioneers of a work that belongs wholly to civilization! you, men of progress and morality, you have understood, I say, that political storms are even more redoubtable than atmospheric disturbances!" — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • Captain Calverley stared hard. The airy manner of this redoubtable buccaneer was hardly what he had looked for in a desperate fellow, compelled to ignominious surrender. A thin, sour smile broke on the officer's haughty lips. — “Captain Blood” by Rafael Sabatini
  • "Hey! Why, what the dickens has come to the fellow?" said the old gentleman, as Laurie came running downstairs and brought up with a start of surprise at the astounding sight of Jo arm in arm with his redoubtable grandfather. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • To the youth it was an onslaught of redoubtable dragons. He became like the man who lost his legs at the approach of the red and green monster. He waited in a sort of a horrified, listening attitude. He seemed to shut his eyes and wait to be gobbled. — “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane
  • After which effusion the redoubtable specimen duly arrived on the scene and regaining his seat he sank rather than sat heavily on the form provided. — “Ulysses” by James Joyce

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