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C 136 ) brought his boat under the bridge; the whole family then descended safely by means of a rope. “Courage,” said he, “ you are safe.” By a strenuous effort, and great strength of arm, he brought the boat and family to shore. “Brave fellow I’’ exclaimed the Count, handing the purse to him, “ here is your recompence.” “I shall never expose my life for money,” answered the peasant, “my labour is a sufficient livelihood for myself, my wife, and children. Give the purse to this poor family, who have lost all.” 58. Lady Russel. When the virtuous Lord Russcl was through the cruelty of the king brought to trial, he requested that notes might be taken of the evidence for his use. The Attorney General in order to prevent his obtaining the aid of Counsel, told him he might use the hand of one of his servants in writing is he pleased. “I ask no more,” answered his Lordship, “but that of the Lady who sits by me.”