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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 ...
... by what was then explained to him , of the propriety of his conduct , he desired
that he might present him to the king on the first levee day : and the gracious
manner in which Nelson was then received effectually removed his resentment .
No man , " he says , “ ever less needed , or less desired , to strip a single leaf
from the honoured wreath of any other hero , with the vain hope nt augmenting
his own , than the immortal Nelson : no man over more merited the whole of that ...
Hearing his voice , Nelson roused himself , and desired to be lifted up in the boat
, that he might look about him . Nisbet raised him up ; but nothing could be seen ,
except the firing of the guns on shore , and what could be discerned by their ...
Upon his departure , his father addressed him with that affectionate solemnity by
which all his letters were distinguished . “ I trust in the Lord , ” said he , “ that he
will prosper your going out and your coming in . I earnestly desired once more to
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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