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... it - Takes a distinguished part in the siege of Calvi , where he loses an eye-
Admiral Hotham's action — The Agamemnon ordered to Genoa , to co - operate
with the Austrian and Sardinian forces - Gross misconduct of the Austrian
However , all sail was kept upon them , to force them through whenever the ice
slacked the least . Whatever exertions were made , it could not be possible to get
the boats to the water's edge before the 14th ; and if the situation of the ships ...
Count d'Estaing , with a fleet of one hundred and twentyfive sail , men of war and
transports , and a reputed force of five and twenty thousand men , threatened
Jamaica from St. Domingo . Nelson offered his services to the Admiral and to ...
adequate to resist the force which threatened them . 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 ...
... the individual and detrimental to the service . It was during the armed neutrality
; and when they anchored off Elsineur , the Danish Admiral sent on board ,
desiring to be informed what ships had arrived , and to have their force written
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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