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He returned a practical seaman , but with a hatred of the king ' s service , and a
saying then common among the sailors - aft the most honour : forward the better
man . ” Rathbone had probably been disappointed and disgusted in the navy ...
After a long and gloomy reverie , in which I almost wished myself overboard , a
sudden glow of patriotism was kindled within me , and presented my king and
country as my patron . Well , then , ' I exclaimed , I will be a hero ! and , confiding
... which had been purchased from the captors for the king ' s service . His health
was not yet thoroughly re - established ; and while he was employed in getting
his ship ready , he again became so ill as hardly to be able to keep out of bed .
Nelson was cruising between that port and La Guayra , under French colours , for
the purpose of obtaining information ; when a king ' s launch , belonging to the
Spaniards , passed near , and being hailed in French , came alongside without ...
The Americans , though they prudently decamped from St . Kitt ' s , were
emboldened by the support they met with , and resolved to resist his orders ,
alleging that king ' s ships had no legal power to seize them without having
deputations from ...
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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