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Here they were becalmed in a large bay , with three apparent openings between
the islands which formed it ; but every where , as far as they could see ,
surrounded with ice . There was not a breath of air , the water was perfectly
smooth , the ...
Accordingly he was brought home by Capt . Pigot , in the Dolphin : and had it not
been for the attentive and careful kindness of that officer on the way , Nelson
would never have lived to reach his native shores . He had formed an
Locker , however , who had perceived the excellent qualities of Nelson , and
formed a friendship for him , which continued during his life , recommended him
warmly to Sir Peter Parker , then commander - in - chief upon that station .
Here it is that a canal between the two seas may most easily be formed ; -a work
more important in its consequences than any which has ever yet been effected by
human power . Lord George Germaine , at that time secretary of state for the ...
The design against the Barbary pirates , like all other designs against them , was
laid aside ; and Nelson took his wife to his father's parsonage , meaning only to
pay him a visit before they went to France ; a project which he had formed for the
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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