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Nelson goes to France during the Peace - Reappointed to the Boreas , and
stationed at the Leeward Islands — His firm conduct concerning the American
interlopers and the contractors – Marries and returns to England - Is on the point
... and the boy then returned , somewhat afraid of the consequences of his
trespass . The captain reprimanded him sternly for conduct so unworthy of the
office which he filled , and desired to know what motive he could have for hunting
a bear .
His good conduct attracted the attention of the master ( afterwards Capt . Surridge
) in whose watch he was ; and , upon his recommendation , the captain rated him
as midshipman . At this time his countenance was florid , and his appearance ...
The asperity with which he mentioned this so many years afterwards , evinces
how deeply he resented a mode of conduct equally cruel to the individual and
detrimental to the service . It was during the armed neutrality ; and when they ...
He replied , with that constant readiness to render justice to every man , which
was so conspicuous in all his conduct through life , that he was well acquainted
with them himself , but that in that respect his second lieutenant was far his
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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