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Page 326 - Lady Hamilton has been wonderfully kind and good to Josiah. She is a young woman of amiable manners and who does honour to the station to which she is raised.
Page 188 - Have you not often heard,' says he, in another letter, 'that salt water and absence always wash away love ? Now I am such a heretic as not to believe that faith ; for, behold, every morning I have had six pails of salt water poured upon my head, and instead of finding what seamen say to be true, it goes on so contrary to the prescription, that you must, perhaps, see me before the fixed time.
Page 72 - My situation in Lord Hood's Fleet must be in the highest degree flattering to any young man. He treats me as if I was his son, and will, I am convinced, give me anything I can ask of him : nor is my situation with Prince William less flattering.
Page 5 - Lutwidge complied with, and has continued the strictest friendship to this moment Lord Mulgrave, whom I then first knew, maintained his kindest friendship and regard to the last moment of his life. When the boats were fitting out to quit the two ships blocked up in the ice, I exerted myself to have the command of a four-oared cutter raised upon, which was given me, with twelve men, and I prided myself that I could navigate her better than any other boat in the ship.
Page 187 - I feel myself, to my Country, his heir ; and it shall, I am bold to say, never lack the want of his counsel; — I feel he gave it to me as a legacy, and had I been near him when he was removed, he would have said, ' My boy, I leave you to my Country. Serve her well, and she'll never desert, but will ultimately reward, you.
Page xxvii - I passed my degree as master of arts on the 9th instant (that is, passed the lieutenant's examination), and received my commission on the following day for a fine frigate of thirty -two guns. So I am now left in the world to shift for myself, which I hope I shall do, so as to bring credit to myself and friends.
Page 70 - I had never seen anything like it before, nor could I imagine who he was, nor what he came alwut.
Page 506 - NICOLAS.-THE CHRONOLOGY OF HISTORY. Containing Tables, Calculations, and Statements indispensable for ascertaining the Dates of Historical Events, and of Public and Private Documents, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time.