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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
Between three and four in the morning the weather cleared , and the two
adventurers were seen , at a considerable distance from the ship , attacking a
huge bear , The signal for them to return was immediately made : Nelson ' s
They were immediately hoisted out , and the fitting begun . Canvass bread - bags
were made , in case it should be necessary suddenly to desert the vessels ; and
men were sent with the lead - and - line to the northward and eastward , to ...
Nelson did not offer himself immediately , waiting , with his usual sense of
propriety , for the first lieutenant ' s return ; but hearing the master volunteer , he
jumped into the boat , saying , “ It is my turn now ; and if I come back , it is yours .
He returned to the harbour the day before St . Juan surrendered , and
immediately sailed for Jamaica in the sloop which brought the news of his
appointment . He was , however , so greatly reduced by the disorder , that when
they reached Port ...
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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