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U 92 ) nibal, and nine of the prisoners honorably returned to deliver themselves up to him; but the tenth refused to return on pretence that he had already sulfilled his oath; for after setting out on his journey he had pretended to return to fetch something from the camp of the enemy. The senate however disclaimed this deceit, and commanded him to be delivered up to the Carthaginians. 41. Honorable Reply. King Edward the 4th, of England, sent one of his generals Herbert to reduce a castle in Wales. On arriving there he found it so strong that he despaired of taking it except by blockade or by famine. The Commander of the fort at length agreed to surrender, on condi tion that he would use his utmost endeavor to save his life. This the general promised to do,