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The stern imbecility of the heart - broken gentleman may be compared in effect
and in touching beauty , to that most beautiful and impassioned scene in the '
Antiquary , ' the Fisherman ' s lamentation over his son . Can praise go higher ?
... which had the desired effect of frightening the beast ; and the boy then returned
, somewhat afraid of the consequences of his trespass . The captain reprimanded
him sternly for conduct so unworthy of the office which he filled , and desired ...
This intelligence considerably abated the hopes of the crew ; for where they lay it
had been almost calm , and their main dependence had been upon the effect of
an easterly wind in clearing the bay . There was but one alternative ; either to ...
Yet in this state , still suffering from the fatal effect of a West Indian climate , as if ,
it might almost be supposed , he said , to try his constitution , he was sent to the
North Seas , and kept there the whole winter . The asperity with which he ...
... when he arrived upon his station at St . Kitt ' s , he sent away all the Americans ,
not choosing to seize them before they had been well apprized that the act would
be carried into effect , lest it might seem as if a trap had been laid for them .
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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