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at being at cards last night, when another officer fell a swearing, he was not able to hear it, but rose up and left the company. So, you see, restraints at first arising from a low principle, may improve into something better. The renown of Havelock is immortal. But not as a warrior only is he remembered. The odor of his piety and the fruits of his faith will survive the imposing monuments raised in memory of his devotion and valor. He was a brilliant light in the midst of thick darknesseneral Outram came to see him. The two friends had often faced death together, and passed through trying scenes side by side, and a warm affection had sprung up between them. Outram approached the side of the dying hero and inquired how he was. Havelock replied that he never should be any better, but, he added, for more than forty years I have so ruled my life that when death came I might face it without fear. I am not in the least afraid. I die happy and contented; to die is gain. Finding h
drank it off. When he was gone, I said, Well, what do you think? we may cross him, mayn't we? Oh, yes, said he, cross him by all means. And the German did not live twelve months. It is related of the Duke of Wellington, that during the Peninsular war he heard that a large magazine of wine lay in his line of march. He feared more for his men from barrels of wine than from batteries of cannon, and instantly dispatched a body of troops to knock every wine-cask on the head. General Havelock, in speaking of the forbearance of his troops after storming the city of Ghunzee in Afghanistan, says: The self-denial, mercy, and generosity of the hour were, in a great degree, to be attributed to the fact that the European soldiers had not received spirit rations for several weeks, and that they found no intoxicating liquors among the plunder of the city. Since, then, it has been proved that troops can make forced marches of forty miles, and storm a fortress in twenty-five minutes