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Sea life in Nelson"s time

John Masefield

Sea life in Nelson"s time

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy,
  • Sailors.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Masefield, with sixteen illustrations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG549 .M3 1925
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx p., 1 l., 218, [9] p.
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6696550M
    LC Control Number26026146
    OCLC/WorldCa2865475


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His experiences in these impressionable years stayed with him for the rest of his life. Back in England at the turn of the century, Masefield worked for the Manchester "Guardian" and published two books of verse (one which contained 'Sea Fever') and a collection of short stories before "Sea Life" in "Nelson's Time" was published in /5(11).

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From beginning to end, from the floor of the mould-loft where the master shipwrights drew up the plans of their. His experiences in these impressionable years stayed with him for the rest of his life.

Back in England at the turn of the century, Masefield worked for the Manchester Guardian and published two books of verse (one which contained 'Sea Fever') and a collection of short stories before Sea Life in Nelson's Time was published in   His experiences in these impressionable years stayed with him for the rest of his life.

Back in England at the turn of the century, Masefield worked for the Manchester Guardian and published two books of verse (one which contained 'Sea Fever') and a collection of short stories before Sea Life in Nelson's Time was published in Pages: The life of the ordinary seaman in the British Navy in the late eighteenth century fascinated and appalled Masefield, who described it as "brutalising, cruel and horrible", but it fired his imagination and his prose and this vividly realistic study, the first of its kind, remains the most comprehensive introduction to the : £ FREE.

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