peculation . IC the disappointment was greRt, the pitiable state of the
Tunisian navy was not adapted to restore his lost enthusiasm. Twenty
small 8.Il.d badl:J armed veaela were all that the Bey could offer for the
admirati011 of de ...-.I :&. -••p•Jled to. look about for
SODletbiJig bettenuitaltiJ.JiiF giea

Iu.l886 Gailnddi proceeded to While atopping at Santa
C:ms, hiJ JDd; Lmo Zambeccsri, IIDIJidler generous· exile-two brothtn
dlmiDed to I!IIOODer or later, onthe battle field,. ai the fuat cry their
IIIJIIDU:y 1t11mmonita clnldn!l!! to arms. When the time anived
lbicJth, illithfnl to theiro.ih. A!i;JIIaJaneiro Garibaldi fouud sa.eral
of e:We.lib m...if' Wnatlaeir aid, he purchased a
ltlll8ll ' ve.d, in. which. he carried· Clll a. between Rio and
C'idJo Jll'i:iio. Ti» 1ramble whiCh lasted nine months, wa8
...-.liB. by the-:fbmlar .......,.Uator; witfr his usual inwlligence a.nd
but diuppo.iutuomn snd regrets continued to prey on him. The
fllltlllt:o# :m.-1111iad wu-reRllled in the following passage from a letter he
....-in :nauoaimiiallte mend. "As for myself, I can only say, that
......_, '"'-oc4 llll1iie 011: my undertakings. What principally grieves
ia. ta. that I am doing nothmg for the fuiare
JIII!Vellll of our cause. I am wearied, by Heaven, of dragging on an
aistence' ID ueleaa to our:-COliDtry, so long as I am compelled to deTote
-.y: dn. W1'8tched trade . . . . . Be assured, that we·are
destined. •·betar thiDgs ; we are here out of our element."

In the Bay of'Jiio,Chribaldi, at the risk of his life, saved for the second
time a drowning man. A Negro bad fallen onrboard : the wind was
high, an1l as it drove the vessels ..,.a.tesek oillerreadered. any attempt
to save him extremely dll1lgemu; lmt the courageoons Nizam was no
sooner of the aecident, than he into the raging waves
and tore the poor black from their embrace.

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" 1zedbyGooglc



· Serviee in South America-Garibaldi a Prisoner-Daring Exploits-WoD.derful
Eacape-The Shipe JJlown Up-.Amrita Woman's .Het'Oial.

AT the oommeDCement 1837, so..e Italians brought prillonere to Jl,M)

leaden of a movement in. tM prori.n.» of Rio Graade,
decided their. aotmtryman on Toluu.tarily joining the inaurgenta with hie
Teuel and crE'W'. There waa no neoeaaity to urge him, for 10 soon aa the
plan waa him, the intrepid G'Derillero to offer hl8
services to the general of the insurgents. The offer was aoeepYd with
great joy, and Garibaldi'• small waa secretly equipped foil' fighting.
It Ud scarce lei\ the waters of Rio Janeiro, er& he hoilted the flag of the
young Republic.

Garibaldi was now in his real element. His first feat waa the capture
of a Braailian barque of considerable tonnage, bui his second adventure
all but ooat him his life. BelieTing Mont& Video to be favorable to tlle
.new Republic. he cast anchor before ita walls. A sent to dis­
lodge him, cauaed this illusion to be terribly dissipated : ahota were fired,
and one of tlJ,em piercing Garibaldi's neck, lodged juatunder his ear, and
.Jtretched him aeueless on the deck. His alarmed followers, talWlg ad­
vantage of a favorable wind, set all sail, and sought a refuge in the
harbour of Gualegay. But the Republican flag was not recognized here
any more than it had been at Monte Video : the vessel waa seized, and
the crew thrown pell-mell prison. Garibaldi waa dying, but BUch

)rindly attention waa shown him, that he at length slowly recc.Tered. He
waa offered his liberty, on parole, which he accepted under certain coa·
ditiona, and went to live with a Spanish family, who treated him with
brotherly affection. But this pleaaant chauga Iaated only a short time.
One night the captive received certain information that the authorities of
the country, despite their promise to allow him to enjoy a quasi-liberty
at Gualegay, intended to transfer him the next day to Bajada, where he
wonld be closely imprisoned. Garibaldi had by this time recovered his
entire strength and energy, while the violation of the compact he had



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