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Trowbridge , in the Culloden , immediately joined , and most nobly supported him
; and for nearly an hour did the Čulloden and Captain maintain what Nelson
called “ this apparently , but not them a really unequal contest ; " -- such was 110
... and a strong current against them in shore , they were not able to get within a
mile of the landing place before daybreak ; and then they were seen , and their
intention discovered . Trowbridge and Bowen , with Capt . Oldfield , of the
Trowbridge , meantime , fortunately for his party , missed the mole in the
darkness , but pushed on shore under the batteries , close to the south end of the
citadel . Capt . Waller of the Emerald , and two or three other boats landed at the
Finding himself without provisions , the powder wet , and no possibility of
obtaining either stores or reinforcements from the ships , the boats being lost ,
Trowbridge , with great presence of mind , sent Capt . Samuel Hood with a flag of
truce to ...
Trowbridge would set the town on fire , and attack the Spaniards at the point of
the bayonet . Satisfied with his success , which was indeed sufficiently complete ,
and respecting , like a brave and honourable man , the gallantry of his enemy ...
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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