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As an introiluction to the knowledge of Scripture History , and an incentive to the
study of the Sacred Volume , it is calculated to produce the most happy effects
upon the minds of children ; and the simplicity o the language preserves to the
... which had the desired effect of frightening the beast ; and the boy then returned
, somewhat afraid of the consequences of his trespass . The captain reprimanded
: him sternly for conduct so unworthy of the office which he filled , and desired ...
This intelligence considerably abated the hopes of the crew ; for where they lay it
had been almost calm , and their main dependence had been upon the effect of
an easterly wind in clearing the bay . There was but one alternative ; either to ...
and athletic ; but when he had been about eighteen months in India , he felt the
effects of that climate , so perilous to European constitutions . The disease baffled
all power of medicine ; he was reduced almost to a skeleton ; the use of his limbs
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 .
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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