Remis atque Velis

(Latin). With oars and sails. Tooth and nail; with all despatch.

“We were going remis atque velis into the interests of the Pretender, since a Scot had presented a Jacobite at court.” —Sir W. Scott: Redgauntlet (conclusion).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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