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... for they apprehended that he might have been carried off by gipsies . At length
, after search had been made for him in various directions , he was discovered
alone , sitting composedly by the side of a brook which he could not get over .
The American , who had carried a heavy press of sail , in hope of escaping , was
so completely water - logged , that the Lowestoffe ' s boat went in on deck , and
out again with the sea . About this time he lost his uncle . Captain Locker ...
Nelson ' s advice was , that it should instantly be carried by assault : but Nelson
was not the commander ; and it was thought proper to observe all the formalities
of a siege . Ten days were wasted before this could be commenced : it was a ...
He was , however , so greatly reduced by the disorder , that when they reached
Port Royal he was carried ashore in his cot ; and finding himself , after a partial
amendment , unable to retain the command of his new ship , he was compelled
... that the navigation - act was included in the statutes of the Admiralty , with
which every captain was furnished , and that act was directed to admirals ,
captains , & c . , to see it carried into execution . Sir Richard said he had never
seen the ...
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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