Image from page 463 of "The Saturday evening post" (1839)
Title: The Saturday evening post
Publisher: Philadelphia : G. Graham
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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rs, and was good enough. A squadof American bluejackets sprang upon themob struggling for possession of the stairs,and set about them with butt ends, andwith bayonets if they had much trouble,It was a rapid bit of work, and at the endof it, when the prisoners were hustled out,the Hotel Dandolo was not a pretty sightjA number of broken-pated and bleedingmen lay about the floor and stairs, and;among them was young Percival. PaulaOstuni had fled to her room. She came to the hospital where the boywas being nursed by nuns, but he would notsee her. Tell her, he said, that Ive had ahappy escape. He wept then so that his pillow was wet.His boys heart had had a nasty knock.He could not forgive that girls treacheryto her husband—the offer of Ostunis life tothe mob—though it had been for love ofhim. We left Venice when the strike ended,after something not quite as bad as revolu-tion, and by a paper which I picked up inthe train I saw that Ostuni had reachedParis in safety. But he went alone.
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THE SATURDAY EVENING POST 9J PATTONS
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