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He suffered from poison of another kind ; for , drinking at a spring in which some
boughs of the manchineel had been thrown , the effects were so severe , as , in
the opinion of some of his friends , to inflict a lasting injury upon his constitution .
Nelson , however , upon this occasion , was less resolute than his friend , and
suffered himself to be led back to the boat . The Albemarle was under orders to
convoy a fleet of transports to New - York . - “ A very pretty job , ” said her captain
The anxiety which he had suffered from the harassing uncertainties of law is
apparent from these expressions . He had , however , something to console him ,
for he was at this time wooing the niece of his friend the president , then in her ...
This almost unexampled instance of good health , though mostly , no doubt ,
imputable to a healthy season , must , in some measure , also , be ascribed to the
wise conduct of the captain . He never suffered the ships to remain more than
Among the enormities which France has committed , this action seems but as a
speck ; yet the foulest murderer that ever suffered by the hand of the executioner ,
has infinitely less guilt upon his soul than the statesman who concluded this ...
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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