Once upon a time in the middle of winter, when the flakes of snow were falling like feathers from the clouds, a Queen sat at her palace window, which had an ebony black frame, stitching her husband's shirts. While she was thus engaged and... Read more of Little Snow-white at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
Privacy
  Home Stories Jokes Joke Topics Jokes Riddles Anecdotes Irish Humour Jests Canadian Humour Puns Animal Anecdotes Free Jokes Humour Scenes


Most Viewed

George Iii. On Punctuality
A Beggar's Wedding
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
A Child On Board
Navy Chaplains
Marie Antoinette
The Deaf And Dumb Mother
Dreaming
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
The Slave Trade


Least Viewed

Sheridan
Erskine
The Wounded Sailor
Spare Moments
Van Dyke
Marshal De Nevailles
Questioning
A Dieppe Pilot
Gallant Daughter
China-ware




A Noble Enemy

Anecdotes Home






When the _Laura_ and _Andromeda_ frigates were wrecked in a
violent hurricane in the West Indies, on the coast of the Martinique,
thirty-five men were thrown ashore alive. The Marquess de Bouille, on
hearing of the circumstance, took them to his house, where he treated them
most hospitably. After he had cured them of their bruises and sickness, and
had clothed them from head to foot, he sent them with a flag of truce to
the commanding officer of St. Lucia, with a letter, stating that these men
having experienced the horrors of shipwreck, he would not add those of war,
and had therefore set them free, and at liberty again to serve their
country.





Next: French Grenadier

Previous: War by Candle Light



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK


Viewed 2720





Random Anecdotes

Mackenzie," Was The Reply
George Iii. On Punctuality
The Marquess Del Campo
300 Scudi (l62), With The Words, "for The Advocate ..
Lely And The Alderman
A Neat Reply
Goldsmith's Marlow
The Ladies Of Beauvais
Marie Antoinette
The Kennedies
Sir And Sire
Bannister
Turenne
Dr. Pepusch
Integrity
A Dieppe Pilot
Physicians In China
Charity Sermon
A Good Example
Brief Explanation
Sion College
Equality In Danger
A Gamekeeper's Daughter
Gainsborough
A Polite Mayor