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Sometimes a field of several acres square would be lifted up between two larger
islands , and incorporated with them ; and thus these larger pieces continued to
grow by aggregation . Another day passed , and there seemed no probability of ...
Soon after his return , on the 8th of April , 1777 , he passed his examination for a
lieutenancy . Captain Suckling sat at the head of the board ; and when the
examination had ended , in a manner highly honourable to Nelson , rose from his
He had ordered his hammock to be slung under some trees , heing excessively
fatigued , and was sleeping when a monitory lizard passed across his face . The
Indians happily observed the reptile , and , knowing what it 32 [ 1781 . LIFE OF ...
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 ...
After going through this ceremony , he dined with his friend Davison , at Lincoln '
s Inn . As soon as he entered the chambers , he threw off what he called his iron -
bound coat ; and putting himself at ease in a dressing - gown , passed the ...
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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