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He suffered from poison of another kind ; for , drinking at a spring in which some
boughs of the manchineel had been thrown , the effects were so severe , as , in
the opinion of some of his friends , to inflict a lasting injury upon his constitution .
Nelson , however , upon this occasion , was less resolute than his friend , and
suffered himself to be led back to the boat . The Albemarle was under orders to
convoy a fleet of transports to New York .— “ A very pretty job , ” said her captain ,
" at ...
But I have done my duty , and have nothing to accuse myself of . ” The anxiety
which he had suffered from the harassing uncertainties of law is apparent from
these expressions . He had , however , something to console him , for he was at
He never suffered the ships to remain more than three or four weeks at a time at
any of the islands ; and when the hurricane months confined him to English
Harbour , he encouraged all kinds of useful amusements ; music , dancing , and ...
... the inhabitants , and butchering all who oppose the usurpation ! Among the
enormities which France has committed , this action seems but as a speck ; yet
the foulest murderer that ever suffered by the hand of 1794. ] LIFE OF NELSON .
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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