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At length , after search had been made for him in various directions , he was
discovered alone , sitting composedly by the side of a brook which he could not
get over . I wonder , child , " said the old lady , when she saw him , " that hunger
Opposite to the place where they fixed their observatory was one of these
icebergs , above three hundred feet high : its sides towards the sea was nearly
perpendicular , and a stream of water issued from it . Large pieces frequently
broke off ...
A short time after he left the Lowestoffe , that ship , with a small squadron ,
stormed the fort of St . Fernando de Omoa , on the south side of the Bay of
Honduras , and captured some register ships which were lying under its guns .
Two hundred ...
But all equally endured the violent heat of the sun , rendered more intense by
being reflected from the white shoals , while the high woods , on both sides of the
river , were frequently so close , as to prevent any refreshing circulation of air ;
The Albemarle , ” said Nelson to the messenger , " is one of his Britannic Majesty '
s ships : you are at liberty , sir , to count the guns as you go down the side : and
you may assure the Danish Admiral , that , if necessary , they shall all be well ...
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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