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No time was to be lost ; the ships had driven into shoal water , having but
fourteen fathoms . Should they , or the ice to which they were fast , take the
ground , they must inevitably be lost : and at this time they were driving fast
toward some ...
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
About this time he lost his uncle . Capt . 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
The ground upon which he sprung was so muddy , that he had some difficulty in
extricating himself , and lost his shoes : bare - footed , however , he advanced ,
and , in his own phrase , boarded the battery . In this resolute attempt he was ...
She lost her bowsprit and foreinast , but escaped further injury . He was now
ordered to Quebec ; where , his surgeon told him , he would certainly be laid up
by the climate . Many of his friends urged him to represent this to Admiral Keppel :
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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