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Lutwidge , however , seeing his danger , fired a gun , which had the desired
effect of frightening the beast ; and the boy then returned , somewhat afraid of the
consequences of his trespass . The captain reprimanded him sternly for conduct
Yet in this state , still suffering from the fatal effect of a West Indian climate , as if ,
it might almost be supposed , he said to try his constitution , he was sent to the
North Seas , and kept there the whole winter . The asperity with which he ...
... and when he arrived upon his station at St. Kitt's , he sent away all the
Americans , not choosing to seize them before they had been well apprized that
the act would be carried into effect , lest it might seem as if a trap had been laid
for them .
The man was rightly estimated : but he who delivered this opinion did not
understand the effect of domestic love and duty upon a mind of the true heroic
stamp . “ We are often separate , ” said Nelson , in a letter to Mrs. Nisbet , a few
... that his applications for it produced no effect . “ Not being a man of fortune , ” he
said , was a crime which he was unable to get over , and therefore none of the
great cared about him . ” Repeatedly he requested the admiralty that they would ...
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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