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... yet he had already given proofs of that resolute heart and nobleness of mind ,
which , during his whole career of labour and of glory , so eminently
distinguished him . When a mere child , he strayed a bird ' s - nesting from his
grandmother ' s ...
No opportunity , indeed , had yet been given him of distinguishing himself ; but he
was thoroughly master of his profession , and his zeal and ability wero
acknowledged wherever he was known . Count d ' Estaing , with a fleet of one
The huts , which served for hospitals , were surrounded with filth , and with the
putrefying hides of slaughtered cattle - almost sufficient of themselves to have
engendered pestilence ; and when , at last , orders were given to erect a
The certificate was preserved at Boston in memory of an act of unusual
generosity ; and now that the fame of Nelson has given interest to every thing
connected with his name , it is regarded as a relic . The Albemarle had a nar . row
Accordingly , orders were given to enforce the navigation - act . Major - general
Sir Thomas Shirley was at this time governor of the Leeward Islands ; and when
Nelson waited on him to inform him how he intended to act , and upon what ...
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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