Marryat sentence example

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  • Young Marryat distinguished himself as a boy by frequently running away to go to sea; and at last, at the age of fourteen, he was allowed to enter the navy.
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  • Marryat's honours were not confined to gallant exploits.
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  • Marryat brought ripe experience and unimpaired vivacity to his work when he began to write novels.
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  • Marryat's first attempt was somewhat severely criticized from an artistic point of view, and he was accused of gratifying private grudges by introducing real personages too thinly disguised; and as he attributed some of his own adventures to Frank Mildmay he was rather shocked to learn that readers identified him with that disagreeable character.
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  • Captain Marryat had retired from the naval service in 1830, becoming equerry to the duke of Sussex.
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  • His daughter, Florence Marryat, herself a novelist, published his Life and Letters in 1872.
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  • He was the grandson of Thomas Marryat (physician, author of The Philosophy of Masons, and writer of verse), and son of Joseph Marryat, agent for the island of Grenada, who wrote pamphlets in defence of the Slave Trade.
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