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They frequently struck , and with such force , that one stroke broke the shank of
the Racehorse ' s best bower anchor : but the vessels made way ; and by noon
they had cleared the ice , and were out at sea . The next day they anchored in ...
While the Boreas , after the hurricane months were over , was riding at anchor in
Nevis Rhodes , a French frigate passed to leeward , close along shore . Nelson
had obtained information that this ship was sent from Martinico , with two general
St . Remo was the only place between Vado and Ville Franche , where the
squadron could lie in safety , and anchor in almost all winds . The bay was not as
good as Vado for large ships ; but it had a mole , which Vado had not , where all
General Beaulieu , who had now superseded de Vins in the command of the
allied Austrian and Sardinian army , sent his nephew and aid - de - camp to
communicate with Nelson , and inquire whether he could anchor in any other
place than ...
re - embarked his men that night , got the ships , on the twenty - fourth , to anchor
about two miles north of the town , and made show as if he intended to attack the
heights . At six in the evening , signal was made for the boats to prepare to ...
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Southey is perhaps best known as the friend of Wordsworth and Coleridge in their early "Lake Poet" days who wrote some often denigrated but in my experience readable verse fantasies (the Curse of ... Прочетете пълната рецензия