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... In other words , she , and she only , is the writer who can make us forget the
pleasure which we have received from these Romances of Real Life . ' " - - Court
Journal . COMING OUT ; and THE FIELD OF THE FORTY FOOTSTEPS . Novels .
His uncle received him on board the Triumph on his return , and discovering his
dislike to the navy , took the best means of reconciling him to it . He held it out as
a reward , that if he attended well to his navigation , he should go in the cutter ...
The next day Nelson received his commission as second lieutenant of the
Lowestoffe frigate , Captain William Locker , then fitting out for Jamaica .
American and French privateers under American colours were at that time
harassing our trade ...
... told him , he would certainly be laid up by the climate . Many of his friends
urged him to represent this to Admiral Keppel : but , having received his orders
from Lord Sandwich , there appeared to him an indelicacy in applying to his 36 (
This prevented him from accepting an invitation from the Count of Deux Ponts to
visit him at Paris , couched in the handsomest terms of acknowledgment for the
treatment which he had received on board the Albemarle . The self - constraint ...
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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