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Some of the officers had fired at and wounded a walrus . As no other animal has
so human - like an expression in its countenance , so also is there none that
seems to possess more of the passions of humanity . The wounded animal dived
The failure of this recommendation wounded him so keenly , that he again
thought of retiring from the service in disgust : a resolution from which nothing but
the urgent remonstrances of Lord Hood induced him to desist . Hearing that the ...
He then gave these orders : “ Veer the ship , and lay her head to the westward :
let some of the best men be employed in refitting the rigging , and the carpenter
in getting crows and capstern - bars to prevent our wounded spars from coming ...
Åfter the fall of Calvi , his services were , by a strange omission , altogether
overlooked ; and his name was not even mentioned in the list of wounded . This
was no ways imputable to the admiral , for he sent home to government Nelson's
... but never to be rewarded : and , what is more mortifying , for services in which I
have been wounded , others have been praised , who , at the same time , were
actually in bed , far from the scene of action : They have not done me justice .
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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