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During one of their cruises the Lowestoffe captured an American letter - of -
marque : it was blowing a gale , and a heavy sea running . The first lieutenant
being ordered to board the prize , went below to 1777 . ] LIFE OF NELSON . 27.
We are often separate , " said Nelson , in a letter to Mrs . Nisbet , a few months
before their marriage ; “ but our affections are not by any means on that account
diminished . Our country has the first demand for our services ; and private ...
Nothing is wanting , sir , " said Nelson , in one of his letters , “ to make you the
darling of the English nation , but truth . Sorry I am to say , much to the contrary
has been dispersed . ” This was not flattery ; for Nelson was no flatterer . The
letter in ...
He was answered in the usual official form : “ Sir , I have received your letter of
the 5th instant , expressing your readiness to serve , and have read the same to
my lords commissioners of the Admiralty . ” On the 12th of December , he
He spoke of Lady Hamilton , in a letter to his wife , as a young woman of amiable
manners , who did honour to the station to which she had been raised : and he
remarked , that she had been exceedingly kind to Josiah . The activity with which
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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