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The wounded animal dived immediately , and brought up a number of its
companions ; and they all joined in an attack upon the boat . They wrested an oar
from one of the men ; and it was with the utmost difficulty that the crew could
Encouraged by the conduct of Lord Howe , and by his reception at court , Nelson
renewed his attack upon the peculators with fresh spirit . He had interviews with
Mr . Rose , Mr . Pitt , and Sir Charles Middleton ; to all of whom he satisfactorily ...
Paoli now opened a correspondence with Lord Hood , promising , if the English
would make an attack upon St . Fiorenzo from the sea , he would , at the same
time , attack it by land . This promise he was unable to perform : and Commodore
When it had been resolved to attack the place , the enemy were supposed to be
far inferior in number ; and it was not till the whole had been arranged , and the
siege publicly undertaken , that Nelson received certain information of the great ...
Here the English admiral planned a new mode of attack , meaning to double on
five of the nearest ships ; but the wind again died away , and it was found that
they had anchored in compact order , guarding the only passage for large ships .
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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