The Life of Horatio, Lord Nelson
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The Life of Horatio, Lord Nelson

By Robert Southey
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Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805) is one of the most popular figures in English history. This biography, by a major English poet, has rarely been out of print since its 1813 debut. It made it onto the British screen as the feature film Nelson , in 1926. This biography is also well-known for influencing such authors as Cooper, Melville, and Mahan.

Table of Contents
  • THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSON
  • TO JOHN WILSON CROKER ESQ., LL.D., F.R.S., SECRETARY OF THE ADMIRALTY; WHO, BY THE OFFICIAL SITUATION WHICH HE SO ABLY FILLS, IS QUALIFIED TO APPRECIATE ITS HISTORICAL ACCURACY; AND WHO, AS A MEMBER OF THE REPUBLIC OF LETTERS, IS EQUALLY QUALIFIED TO DECIDE UPON ITS LITERARY MERITS, THIS WORK IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED BY HIS FRIEND, THE AUTHOR
  • Contents
  • CHAPTER I
    • 1758 - 1783
  • CHAPTER II
    • 1784 - 1793
  • CHAPTER III
    • 1793 - 1795
  • CHAPTER IV
    • 1796 - 1797
  • CHAPTER V
    • 1798
  • CHAPTER VI
    • 1798 - 1800
  • CHAPTER VII
    • 1800 - 1801
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • 1801 - 1805
  • CHAPTER IX
    • 1805
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