shouldered young man, with red WILLIAM F'rrx hair, a pale skin, and a receding
chin and forehead. His body was weak, but his will was firm and strong.
' aature of After some difficulty the English succeeded Louisbourg. in landing at Gabarus Bay. Wolfe was one of the first to go ashore, and, armed only with a cane, led the way up the rocks against a hot fire of bullets. Louisbourg was well manned, but the fortifications were unfinished and badly built. The English soon surrounded the town, destroyed the ships in the harbour, and shattered the houses with shot and shell. But the garrison held out gallantly till a breach was made in the walls. Then the commandant surrendered, his soldiers became prisoners of war, and the whole of Cape Breton Island and Isle St. Jean (Prince Edward Island) submitted to the English. •