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of it , the sails were set , and they got about a mile to the westward . They moved
very slowly , and were not ... However , all sail was kept upon them , to force them
through whenever the ice slacked the least . Whatever exertions were made , it ...
The American , who had carried a heavy press of sail , in hope of escaping , was
so completely water - logged , that the Lowestoffe ' s boat went in on deck , and
out again with the sea . About this time he lost his uncle . Captain Locker ...
Count d ' Estaing , with a fleet of one hundred and twentyfive sail , men of war
and transports , and a reputed force of five - and - twenty thousand men ,
threatened Jamaica from St . Domingo . Nelson offered his services to the
Admiral and to ...
Four French sail of the line and a frigate , which had come out of Boston harbour ,
gave chase to her ; and Nelson , perceiving that they beat him in sailing , boldly
ran among the numerous shoals of St . George ' s Bank , confiding in his own ...
On the way , five sail of the enemy were discovered off the coast of Sardinia , and
he chased them . They proved to be three forty - four gun frigates , with a corvette
of twenty - four and a brig of twelve . The Agamemnon had only three hundred ...
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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