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I н32 д heroic tranquillity. At the approach of death he wrote to the emperor, “In an hour, I shall be no more, I do not regret life, since I have participated in a victory which will insure you a happy reign. When you think of the brave, who were devoted to your service, remember me.” 56. Scotch Pirate. A Scotch Pirate of the name of Le Briton, having been attacked by some English vessels in 1512, defended herself with extraordinary courage; but being at last mortally wounded and no longer able to fight, he bid one of his sailors bring him his flute, on which he played for their encouragement as long as his breath would permit him. 57. Magnanimous peasant. A great inundation having taken place in the north of Italy, the river Adige carried away a bridge near Verona, with the exception of