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The captain reprimanded : him sternly for conduct so unworthy of the office which
he filled , and desired to know what motive he could have for hunting a bear . “ Sir
, " said he , pouting his lip , as he was wont to do when agitated , “ I wished to ...
Should they , or the ice to which they were fast , take the ground , they must
inevitably be lost : and at this time they were driving fast towards some rocks on
the N . E . Captain Phipps sent for the officers of both ships , and told thern his
The ships were paid off shortly after their return to England ; and Nelson was then
placed by his uncle with Captain Farmer , in the Seahorse , of twenty guns , then
going out to the East Indies in the squadron under Sir Edward Hughes . He was ...
Accordingly , he was brought home by Captain Pigot , in the Dolphin : and had it
not been for the attentive and careful kindness of that officer on the way , Nelson
would never have lived to reach his native shores . He had formed an ...
During his absence , Captain Suckling had been made comptroller of the navy ;
his health had materially improved upon the voyage ; and , as soon as the
Dolphin was paid off , he was appointed acting - lieutenant in the Worcester ,
sixty - four ...
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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