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Boston Statesman . “ A subject having more points of interest can scarcely be
imagined , and the abilities and opportunities of the author give an assurance
that they have not been overlooked . " - Atlas . " The story is exceedingly well told
- it is ...
... and at the same time it will give the juvenile reader more practical instruction in
natural history , economy , and the means of contriving and helping one ' s self ,
than many books of the very best pretensions in the department of instruction .
In the very moderate company of one volume , he has placed within the reach of
the student as much sound metaphysical lore as any huinan being need give a
rush to pos sess , unless he aspires to very high distinction in that peculiar line or
The frigate alone continued warily to pursue him ; but as soon as he perceived
that his enemy was unsupported , he shortened sail , and hove to : upon which
the Frenchman thought it advisable to give over the pursuit , and sail in quest of
... on introducing him to Prince William Henry , as the Duke of Clarence was then
called , told the prince , if he wished to ask any questions respecting naval tartics
, Captain Nelson could give him as much information as any officer in the fleet .
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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