All around he heard his comrades sobbing with joy.
While the patient fellah, resigned to the decrees Of the Almighty, saw the ruling Egyptian class hurry away from Cairo, he saw also those of his comrades who were stricken tenderly nursed, soothed in deaths struggles, and in many cases actually washed, laid out and interred by their new self-sacrificing and determined masters.
Before his house was pulled down, when his comrades avoided it as "an unlucky castle," I visited it.
The soldiers without turning their heads glanced at one another, curious to see their comrades' impression.
In 1791 he joined the volunteers of the Ain, and was elected by his comrades successively corporal and sergeant.