ian and a captain of chasseurs-à--pied.
The latter was an immense man, who could never, under any circumstances, be persuaded to mount a horse: he always made the march on foot.
Their little establishment was usually the jolliest in camp, and it was often a great relief to me, when burdened with care, to listen to the laughter and gayety that resounded from their tents.
They managed their affairs so well that they were respected and liked by all with whom they came in contact.
The Prince de Joinville sketched admirably and possessed a most keen sense of the ridiculous, so that his sketch-book was an inexhaustible source of amusement, because everything ludicrous that struck his fancy on the march was sure to find a place there.
He was a man of far more than ordinary ability and of excellent judgment.
His deafness was, of course, a disadvantage to him, but his admirable qualities were so marked that I became warmly attached to him, as, in fact, I did to all the three, and I hav