About the same time a fort at Pemaquid was attacked and carried by iberville.
iberville commanded the Pelican with two hundred and fifty men.
On the 11th of July we proceeded down the river to Donaldsonville on board the steamer iberville.
Never doubting these were his own ships, iberville signaled.
Just as iberville stepped on the deck a man on guard sprang at his throat.
When iberville was there, one of the temples was struck by lightning and set on fire.
iberville was in that mood wherein men do stubborn deeds—when justice is more with them than mercy, and selfishness than either.
"That was my father's thought and my own," answered iberville coolly.
He choked down his emotion and faced them all like an animal at bay as iberville stepped forwards.
"That is, if by some miraculous chance I should be killed," added iberville.