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... islands and in the ice , with no appearance of an opening for the ships . The
weather was excedingly fine , mild , and unusually clear . Here they were
becalmed in a large bay , with three apparent openings between the islands
which formed ...
He had formed an acquaintance with Sir Charles Pole , Sir Thomas Troubridge ,
and other distinguished officers , then , like himself , beginning their career : he
had left them pursuing that career in full enjoyment of health and hope , and was
Captain Locker , however , who had perceived the excellent qualities of Nelson ,
and formed a friendship for him , which continued during his life , recommended
him warmly to Sir Peter Parker , then commanderin - chief upon that ...
Here it is that a canal between the two seas may most easily be formed ; a work
more important in its consequences than any which has ever yet been effected by
human power . Lord George Germaine , at that time secretary of state for the ...
The design against the Barbary pirates , like all other designs against them , was
laid aside ; and Nelson took his wife to his father ' s parsonage , meaning only to
pay him a visit before they went to France ; a project which he had formed for ...
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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