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As Italian Heroine

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-An heroic exploit ifl told of a beauüful young woman in the villago of Spiuelli. ïbe houso of her unció, a Liberal priest, waf invaded by soino Uventy brigaod ruffians. One cf tba leaders was amusing himsolf by stabbing the poor priest, "aUo was o'd, wbea the girl, in rushed, fiung hersolf od him, Qatchöd in an instant braco of revolveres he had in bis belt, and shot him dead - Sho ran through all the rooms, firiug upon evcry brigand silo iound engagd in plundering the house. She sliot down fuur of thern. Alarmed at tliis unexpoctüd iittack, and not knowing what to mako of it, the ruffians ia the other room ran out. She, still pursuing them, succeedcd bul'ore thoy could got B knowlodge of the enerny they had to encounter, in closing the front door against thepj. Thu brigands attempted to set fire to the houso. From tho balcony sheput out an o!d muskot bolunging to her unele, and firod upon thera uguin ; and then displaying from the windo.v a tri-colored (lag, cried " Viva Oaiibaldi," with all her strenglh. The mwereants firod an intffectuul shot or tvvo, and fuirly run fir it. A few móntenla after a captain of beroaglieri. whö just came up, iound the exhaiiBted girl in a faint upon the deud body of hor unc!e.


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