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This was considered as too inactive a life for a boy , and Nelson was therefore
sent a voyage to the West Indies in a merchant - ship , commanded by Mr . John
Rathbone , an excellent seaman , who had served as master ' s mate under Capt
The men were playing on the ice all day ; but the Green , land pilots , who were
farther than they had ever been before , and considered that the season was far
advancing , were alarmed at being thus beset , The next day there was not the ...
... if the welfare and happiness of the human race had ever been considered as
the end and aim of policy . The Moors , the Pisans , the kirgs of Arragon , and the
Genoese , successively attempted , and each for a time effected , its conquest .
... it was known that he was to sleep at Voltri , and that he had £10 , 000 with him ;
a booty which the French minister in that city , and the captain of a French frigate
in that port considered as far more important than the word of honour of the one ...
But Naples having made peace , Sir J . Jervis considered his business with Italy
as concluded ; and the protection of Portugal was the point to which he was now
instructed to attend . Nelson , therefore , whose orders were perfectly clear and ...
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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