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Nelson , however , upon this occasion , was less resolute than his friend , and
suffered himself to be led back to the boat . The Albemarle was under orders to
convoy a fleet of transports to New - York . - - " A very pretty job , " said her
... upon inquiring the reason , was presented with a written order from Sir R .
Hughes , requiring and directing him to obey the orders of resident commissioner
Moutray , during the time he might have occasion to remain there ; the said
Dutch governor to meet the French officers at dinner , he seized that occasion of
assuring the French captain , that understanding it was his intention to honour the
British possessions with a visit , he had taken the earliest opportunity in his ...
Sir , " said the young officer , with that confidence in himself which never carried
him too far , and always was equal to the occasion , “ I am as old as the prime
minister of England , and think myself as capable of commanding one of his
Mr . Herbert , the president of Nevis , behaved with singular generosity upon this
occasion . ' Though no man was a greater sufferer by the measures which Nelson
had pursued , he offered in court to become his bail for £10 , 000 , if he chose ...
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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