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... of Amiens - Nelson takes the command in the Mediterranean on the renewal of
the War -Escape of the Toulon Fleet - Nelson chases them to the West Indies and
back - Delivers up his Squadron to Admiral Cornwallis , and lands in England .
He threw in the stores which he had thus fraudulently obtained : but he did not
dare to land ; for Genoa had now called in the French to their assistance , and a
price had been set upon his head . His dreams of royalty were now at an end : he
Paoli now opened a correspondence with Lord Hood , promising , if the English
would make an attack upon St. Fiorenzo from the sea , he would , at the same
time , attack it by land . This promise he was unable to perform : and Commodore
Lord Hood submitted to General Dundas , who commanded the land forces , a
plan for the reduction of this place : the general declined cooperating , thinking
the attempt impracticable , without a reinforcement of two thousand men , which
With a mind thus prepared , and thus confident , his hopes and wishes seemed
on the point of being gratified , when the enemy were discovered close under the
land , near St. Tropez . The wind fell , and prevented Lord Hood from getting ...
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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