Some articles on john sherbrooke:
... In the autumn of 1814 Sir John Sherbrooke was outward bound from Halifax with a cargo of oil and dried fish ... a British squadron came along and chased Sir John Sherbrooke ashore ... Salvage was impracticable, so Sir John Sherbrooke was set on fire and burned to the water's edge ...
... Sir John Sherbrooke's primary captain was Joseph Freeman, an experienced privateer officer from Liverpool, Nova Scotia, who was a veteran who did everything in navy fashion ... Next, Sir John Sherbrooke had sailed in company with Rattler and the schooner Bream ... Sir John Sherbrooke provided reinforcements for Shannon prior to her famous victory over the USS Chesapeake, although Sir John Sherbrooke was not present at the battle ...
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“Whither goest thou?”
—Bible: New Testament Peter, in John, 13:36.
The words, which are repeated in John 16:5, are best known in the Latin form in which they appear in the Vulgate: Quo vadis? Jesus replies, Whither I go, thou canst not follow me now; but thou shalt follow me afterwards.