Feminine Heroism, caption below illustration: "On coming near the cellar door, she exclaimed with pretended joy, though out of breath, 'I have found it! I have found it'- and in the same moment bounded suddenly against the sentinel at the entrance, throwing him headlong down the cellar stairs." This act caught the robbers and she, became the hero.

Feminine Heroism

Feminine Heroism, caption below illustration: "On coming near the cellar door, she exclaimed with pretended…

Pocahontas (c. 1595 – March 21, 1617) was a Native American woman who married an Englishman, John Rolfe, and became a celebrity in London in the last year of her life.

Pocahontas

Pocahontas (c. 1595 – March 21, 1617) was a Native American woman who married an Englishman, John…

An illustration of Pocahontas saving John Smith's life.

Pocahontas & John Smith

An illustration of Pocahontas saving John Smith's life.

A scene from "A Little Field of Glory." A soldier rescues the main character, Thomas, from an attack by a tiger. The caption reads, "Then the big defiant champion gathered the smallest man in the world tenderly into his arms and covered him with the large sleeve of his tabard."

Tiger Attack

A scene from "A Little Field of Glory." A soldier rescues the main character, Thomas, from an attack…