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The frigate alone continued warily to pursue him ; but as soon as he perceived
that his enemy was unsupported , he shortened sail , and hove to : upon which
the Frenchman thought it advisable to give over the pursuit , and sail in quest of
... on introducing him to Prince William Henry , as the Duke of Clarence was then
called , told the prince , if he wished to ask any questions respecting naval tactics
, Captain Nelson could give him as much information as any officer in the fleet .
They were married on March 11th , 1787 : Prince William Henry , who had come
out to the West Indies the preceding winter , being present , by his own desire , to
give away the bride . Mr . Herbert , her uncle , was at this time so much ...
Our country has the first demand for our services ; and private convenience or
happiness must ever give way to the public good . Duty is the great business of a
sea officer : all private considerations must give way to it , however painful .
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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