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The wounded animal dived immediately , and brought up a number of its
companions ; and they all joined in an attack upon the boat . They wrested an oar
from one of the men ; and it was with the utmost difficulty that the crew could
... dispute concerning Nootka Sound , he renewed his application : , and his
steady friend , Prince William , who had then been created Duke of Clarence ,
recommended him to Lord Chatham . The failure of this recommendation
wounded him ...
... refitting the rigging , and the carpenter getting crows and capstan - bars to
prevent our wounded spars from coming down : and get the wine up for the
people , with some bread , for it may be half an hour good before we are again in
After the fall of Calvi , his services were , by a strange omission , altogether
overlooked ; and his name was not even mentioned in the list of wounded . This
was no ways imputable to the admiral , for he sent home to government Nelson '
It was not long before he was on the quarter - deck , where the Spanish captain
presented to him his sword , and told him the admiral was below , dying of his
wounds . There , on the quarter - deck of an enemy ' s first - rate , he received 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