VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.freejokes.ca Informational 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
The Deaf And Dumb Mother
A Christmas Pudding Extraordinary
Marie Antoinette
Dreaming
The Slave Trade


Least Viewed

Sheridan
Erskine
300 Scudi (l62), With The Words, "for The Advocate ..
Man--shut It Up--shut It Up! Go Home And Read My Book, P
The Wounded Sailor
The Princess Charlotte
George I
Seeking For A Ball
Mimic Reclaimed
Johnson And Lord Elibank




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 2404





Random Anecdotes

Marshal Boufflers
Charles Vi
Seeking For A Ball
Spare Moments
Maclaurin
The Gendarmes And The Priest
Weeping At A Play
Grog
Italian Peasant
Siege Of Cajeta
Sion College
Longs And Shorts
Denon And De Foe
Turenne
Hanging Judge
In July, 1849
A Child On Board
General St. Amour
An Appropriate Version
A Dieppe Pilot
Magdeline De Savoie
Reasons, You Would Ascribe It To A Better Motive
A Sheepish Lamb
An Appropriate Successor
Lord Cochrane