The Three Dorset Captains at Trafalgar: Thomas Masterman Hardy, Charles Bullen, Henry Digby

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Página 145 - NELSON (suddenly) What are you thinking, that you speak no word? HARDY (waking from a short reverie) Thoughts all confused, my lord : — their needs on deck, Your own sad state, and your unrivalled past; Mixed up with flashes of old things afar — Old childish things at home, down Wessex way, In the snug village under Blackdon Hill Where I was born. The tumbling stream, the garden, The placid look of the grey dial there, Marking unconsciously this bloody hour, And the red apples on my father's...
Página 238 - Pull hard, and make the Nothe, or down we go!' one says, says he. We pulled; and bedtime brought the storm; but snug at home slept we. Yet all the while our gallants after fighting through the day, Were beating up and down the dark, sou'west of Cadiz Bay. The dark, The dark, Sou'west of Cadiz Bay! The...
Página 293 - Kings of Arms have to these Presents subscribed our Names and affixed the Seals of our several Offices this...
Página 293 - Clarenceux in pursuance of His Grace's Warrant and by virtue of the Letters Patent of our several Offices to each of us respectively granted do by these Presents grant and assign unto the said Edward Greenhill Amphlett, the Arms following that is to say...
Página 51 - Notwithstanding all the Newspapers, his Lordship is not arrived in town, and when he will God only knows. His Father has lost all patience, her Ladyship bears up very well as yet but I much fear she also will soon despond.
Página 144 - Baby, baby, naughty baby, Hush, you squalling thing, I say. Peace this moment, peace, or maybe Bonaparte will pass this way. Baby, baby, he's a giant Tall and black as Rouen steeple, And he breakfasts, dines, rely on't, Every day on naughty people.
Página 293 - On a Wreath of the Colours In front of a dexter Cubit Arm vested Azure Cuffed Argent the hand proper holding a Balance suspended Or a Portcullis also Argent as the same are in the...
Página 282 - On a Wreath of the Colours A Wyvern Gules breathing Fire proper gorged with a Chain Or therefrom pendent a Sword also proper pommel and hilt Gold as the same are in the...
Página 124 - Sloop, he would be useless upon that station. Captain Layman has served with me in three Ships, and I am well acquainted with his bravery, zeal, judgment, and activity ; nor do I regret the loss of the Raven compared to the value of Captain Layman's services, which are a National loss.
Página 142 - I am going fast : — it will be all over with me soon. Come nearer to me. Let my dear Lady Hamilton have my hair, and all other things belonging to me.

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