LIFE OF GJ.RIBJ.LDI,
for you, and feel certain that you believe me. Amid the crowd
I espie a great number of my brethren-in-arms, and see with pleasure
that you still love and. remember me. My friends, we must finish
with ou eaemies. Y.n mUift serve ·as guides to inexperienced youth.
Y 'liJIIl.UimJt liiGJil; idle. We have a.rrived at a supreme moment, when
tLe em-,y -..i!Ja :assurme boldness, if they find us disunited.
'"'\lle mut9t 'D0't meM1ylli!we -each·atlzer, but attach ourselves by an indis
l!lond, whidhl'lli!lil.ena.Hice us to •&fY everybody. Thus bound, we have
mOl'e 'Once semt the odious Garman fly before the blows of Italian
HGo« will, we shall see it again, and, with similar courage, we
sW :or die. is <ilbe model city. It was always the
harbinger .Of 'Romagnese liberty. Sufferings only heightened your
courage. Ev,ope wept at her wrODgs when.a great man laid them before
the world. Other cities of Italy .hlwe takeR example by her. The agree
ment :md order h!!te ue :a&mmlble, they are the true
lovers to fGlllld 1IIBli
" P(!rsev-.ere, ths,inbcdl; iiscori willonly:eenefit our common enemy.
We m.!MU"Ill willile we areiu -a staille to Clft'l'Y arms, for independence is
more <lil8icult 'to keep than to gaiu. Our armed .concord terrifies our
ellf!llliles.. We shall be ever Ullited for the liberq nnd independence
I'blly demmds. When an entiN lD'I:.ion wills it, it is God Himself who
inspires the thought, and in His name we will defe'l!td it.
"To-morrow,1111; sis: o'clock, a list Wl'lil be·opeDed; whoever desires to
enrol himself will be the well-beloved of his country. I take on myself
to lea(l this dear detachment of my fellow citizens; we shall only be the
stronger if well united. Ravenna is my country, and her name will
remain engraved on my heart, long as life remains to me."
Dw·ing this tour Garibaldi visited the spots consecrated to his reverses
in 1849. At San Alberto a most touching scene took place, thus described
in a.n Italian pape-r :
" Garibaldi arrived with his two soos. On arriving in front of the
Church of the Mandriola., the general was f<!n'mlllly .received by the cure.
presented to him and to :his sons, crow:ns Qf flowers. They were
unaware why they visited the church, when the cut"e made a ..sign to
Garibaldi to advance. He was then led with his children into a room
adjoining the sacristy, }Vhere a black scaffolding was erected; all knelt,
and a most affecting seen took place. Garibaldi, weeping hot tears, told
his sons the cause, and they were equally moved. They remained for
more than twenty minutes, left to their grief. During this time, the
priest read the funeral service. This painful ceremony ended, the
multi1;ude hastened up to salute Garibaldi and his sons, in whose facesu. •zedbyGooglc