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... interlopers and the contractors – Marries and returns to England - Is on the
point of quitting the service in disgust - Manner of life while unemployed -
Appointed to the Agamemnon on the breaking out of the War of the French
Sir J. Jervis takes the command — Genoa joins the French - Buonaparte begins
his career- Evacuation of Cor . sica — Nelson hoists his broad pendant in the
Minerve -Action with the Sabina - Battle off Cape St. Vincent - Nelson commands
American , and French privateers under American colours , were at that time
harassing our trade in the West Indies : even a frigate was not sufficiently active
for Nelson , and he repeatedly got appointed to the command of one of the ...
Of this Nelson was so well aware , that when he wrote to his friends in England ,
he told them they must not be surprised to hear of his learning to speak French .
D'Estaing , however , was either not aware of his own superiority , or not equal to
Four French sail of the line and a frigate , which had come out of Boston harbour ,
gave chase to her ; and Nelson , perceiving that they beat him in sailing , boldly
ran among the numerous shoals of St. George's Bank , confiding in his own skill ...
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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