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- we shall soon know it.” The officer flew back and almost instantly returning from the scene of danger, exclaimed, “You need not, Sir, be afraid, the fire is extinguished.” “Afraid!” exclaimed Howe, “what do you mean by that Sir? I have never known what fear is.” Then looking the officer full in the face he added, “Pray Sir, do you see any token of fear in my countenance 7"
55. General Valhubert. At the battle of Austerlitz, it was the order of the Emperor not to break the ranks, in order to give assistance to the wounded. General Valhubert was among those who fell ; he was severely wounded by a cannon shot in the thigh. His soldiers stopped to raise him up. The gallant general waved to them to begone, exclaiming, “Remember the order of the Emperor; you will have abundant leisure to pick me up after the victory.” He was afterwards removed, and met death with the most