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 ..
The Princess Charlotte
Seeking For A Ball
Man--shut It Up--shut It Up! Go Home And Read My Book, P
Questioning
Johnson And Lord Elibank
The Wounded Sailor
George I




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 2063





Random Anecdotes

A Ragged Regiment
Breton Peasants
Louis Xii
Siege Of Cajeta
Astley Cooper
Fear Of Death
Ditto
Old Age Secured
A Soldier's Wife
Hogarth
Old Ambrose
A Noble Enemy
Dictionaries
Garrick And Rich
Countess De St. Belmont
The Chevalier Bayard
Literary Pursuits
Dunning
Lely And The Alderman
Charles Vi
Johnson And Wilkes
Van Dyke
Hume
A Timely Answer
Camp Dinner