Wlliam Gilmore Simms
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History | S. Babcock & Co. | 1840
but persecution and exile. The court of France refused its countenance to his deeds ; and, pursued by the malignant hostility of Spain, he found a home in Portugal, where he was invited into honorable, and, to him, grateful service, in the wars then waging by that country against the Spaniards ; but he died of wounded pride, and a painful sense of the ill treatment of his sovereign, ere he entered upon foreign service. His memory can not be forgotten, and his adventures might well become a story of their own.