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Garibaldi as a Cook.

‘ --On the march up from Raggio, Garibaldi and his staff had contrived, after many hours' fasting, to procure a large joint of beef; this they proceeded to roast, the Dictator himself undertaking to turn an extemporary spit, (a ramrod,) while the others prepared the rest of the dinner.--One staff-officer in spurs, and wearing a heavy cavalry sword, was mildly cutting up tomatoes and onions, while a priest, of goodly presence, was mixing something in a tin pot; suddenly the holy man looked up from his labor of love and saw the meat burning, while Garibaldi, in deep thought, was walking some distance off. An aid-de-camp was appointed to the spit, but the mischief was done, and when the reverend father had ‘"blessed the meat, "’ he turned to the Dictator, and said, sternly, ‘"General, the man who deserts his post in war time--"’ ‘"Should be shot,"’ interrupted the self-convicted Dictator.-- ’ Letter in Daily Telegraph.

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