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If the road is dangerous , you may return ; but remember , boys , I leave it to your
honour . ” The snow was deep enough to have afforded them a reasonable
excuse : but Horatio was not to be prevailed upon to turn back . “ We must go on ...
He returned a practical seaman , but with a hatred of the king ' s service , and a
saying then common among the sailors — " aft the most honour : forward the
better man . ” Rathbone had probably been disappointed and disgusted in the
The next day they anchored in Smeerenberg harbour , close to that island of
which the westernmost point is called Hakluyt ' s Headland , in honour of the
great promoter and compiler of our English voyages of discovery . Here they
remained a ...
... the honours of the service within his reach . 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
On his arrival at Sandy Hook , he waited on the commander - in - chief , Admiral
Digby , who told him he was come on a fine station for making prize - money . “
Yes , sir , ” Nel . son made answer ; “ but the West Indies is the station for honour .
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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