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
Dreaming
Marie Antoinette
The Slave Trade


Least Viewed

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




Marshal de Nevailles

Anecdotes Home






At the battle of Senef, the Prince of Conde sent
word to Marshal de Nevailles to be ready to engage the enemy. The messenger
found him hearing mass, at which the prince being enraged, muttered

something in abuse of over-pious persons. But the marquis having evinced
the greatest heroism during the engagement, said after it to the prince,
"Your highness, I fancy, now sees that those who pray to God behave as well
in battle as their neighbours."





Next: Breton Peasants

Previous: The Douglas



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 2018





Random Anecdotes

Old Age Secured
A Choice
Candid Robber
Keep To The Point
Quartering
M. Neckar
Integrity
Charles V. Of France
Another
Death Of A Hero
Sir Samuel Hood
Sheridan
St. Louis
Charity Sermon
Costume Of The Sisters Of Charity
Frederick The Great
Van Dyke
Reasons, You Would Ascribe It To A Better Motive
Dictionaries
Gin _versus_ Medicine
William Iii. And St. Evremond
Hume
A Timely Answer
Generosity Of Turenne
Literary Pursuits