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I 50 J 23. General Meadows. . General Meadows, who was renowned for his valour being out on a reconnoitering party mear. Seringapatam, a large shot struck the ground a little before him, and was moving with much velocity against him. The genew ral instantly stopped his horse and moved out of the way; he then took off his hat and making a profound bow to the ball as it passed, said, I beg you to proceed, I never dispute the road with any gentleman of your family. 24. Combat with a lion. An English Earl in the reign of Edward the Third of England, was celebrated for his bravery, and became a great savorite with his sovereign. This naturally created envy, and his enemies taking advantage of the king's absence, one day instigated the queen to try his courage by letting a lion in upon him, saying that if the Earl were truly noble; the lion would not touch him. The queen lis