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This intelligence considerably abated the hopes of the crew ; for where they lay it
had been almost calm , and their main dependence had been upon the effect of
an easterly wind in clearing the bay . There was but one alternative ; either to ...
The disease baffled all power of medicine ; he was reduced almost to a skeleton ;
the use of his limbs was for some time entirely lost ; and the only hope that
remained , was from a voyage home . Accordingly he was brought home by Capt
The American , who had carried a heavy press of sail , in hope of escaping , was
so completely water - logged , that the Lowestoffe's boat went in on deck , and out
again with the sea . About this time he lost his uncle . Capt . Locker , however ...
... but there is not a speck in my character . True honour , I hope , predominates in
my mind far above riches . ” He did not apply for a ship , because he was not
wealthy enough to live on board in the manner which was then become
... so forcibly of the distresses of their country , her intolerable wrongs , and the
hopes and views of their brethren in arms , that the very men who had been hired
to murder him , fell at his feet , implored his forgiveness , and joined his banner .
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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