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OF THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.


La Colombe. When I afterwards returned to Paris, I met M. de la Fayette, who said to me with a laugh:

"Well! I also have been in a fortress, and tried to make my escape."

"So I hear," I replied, "but you did not manage it as well as I did. General."

Shortly afterwards I left the United States,—this time "for good" I think,—and landed at Hamburg.