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An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it.

John Paul Jones

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Louis Cemetery for Alien Protestants. ' They were poor: instead of encouraging the morale of the crew they excited them to disobedience; they persuaded them that they had the right to judge whether a measure that was proposed to them was good or bad. He later served in the Imperial Russian Navy.

Although he made enemies among America's political elites his actions in British waters during the Revolution earned him an international reputation which persists to this day. During his engagement with HMS Serapis Jones uttered according to the later recollection of his first lieutenant the legendary reply to a taunt about surrender from the British captain: "I have not yet begun to fight!". He later served in the Imperial Russian Navy.

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