At last the Merrimac steamed away and never renewed the fight.
It is about two miles from the junction of the Powow River with the Merrimac.
They took up their residence at Rocks Village on the Merrimac, where they both married.
I have taken the liberty to give as a title for it "The Plaint of the Merrimac."
The "Merrimac" had backed away, after that terrible thrust of her iron ram, until she was free from the ship she had destroyed.
Merrimac is worthy a place in collections for the sake of variety.
In 1839 he began his careful studies on nature, and made a voyage on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers described in his first book.
Evidently the Merrimac would return the compliment every time.
The vessel was set on fire either by her own crew or the shells of the Merrimac, and by midnight blew up.
Two other gunboats, the "Beaufort" and the "Raleigh," followed the "Merrimac."