Mémorial de Sainte Hélène: journal of the private life and conversations of the Emperor Napoleon at St. Helena, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Page 28 - ... of the English thermometer. Longwood stands on a level height, which is tolerably extensive on the eastern side, and pretty near the coast. Continual, and frequently violent gales, always blowing in the same quarter, sweep the surface of the ground. The sun, though it rarely appears, nevertheless exercises its influence on the atmosphere, which is apt to produce disorders of the liver, if due precaution be not observed. Heavy and sudden falls of rain complete the impossibility of distinguishing...
Page 5 - is the result of a moment — of a thought : the hostile forces advance with various combinations, they attack each other and fight for a certain time ; the critical moment arrives, a mental flash decides, and the least reserve accomplishes the object.
Page 4 - I had, without emotion, ordered battles which were to decide the fate of the army ; I had beheld, with tearless eyes, the execution of those operations...
Page 29 - On one hand, the horizon is bounded by the vast ocean : but the rest of the scene presents only a mass of huge barren rocks, deep gulfs, and desolate valleys; and in the distance appear the green and misty chain of mountains, above which towers Diana's Peak. In short, Longwood can be pleasing only...
Page 1 - After the passage of the Mincio,. Napoleon, having concerted all his plans, and pursued the enemy in every direction, entered a castle on the left bank of the river. He was troubled with the head-ache, and he used a foot-bath.
Page 317 - In calmer times, and after the full experience of disappointment, we find him confirming the sentiments which he had expressed on the former memorable occasions. After his return from Elba, he said to Benjamin Constant, ' I desired the empire of the world, and who in my situation would not ? The world invited me to govern it; sovereigns and subjects vied with each other in bending before my sceptre. I have rarely found any .opposition in France.
Page 184 - Italian campaign of 1796. secting the Sardinian and Austrian armies, because from that position • Lombardy and Piedmont were both menaced. It was as practicable to march on Milan as on Turin. The Piedmontese were interested in covering Turin, and the Austrians in defending Milan. The French army of Italy was about 30,000 strong, whilst more than 90,000 men were opposed 'to them. The character of the French troops was excellent ; but their cavalry was wretchedly mounted, and they were equally inferior...
Page 4 - the time, the place, or " the action itself, I know not ; but certainly, no " incident on any field of battle ever produced " so deep an impression on me. I involuntarily " stopped to contemplate the scene. This man,
Page 49 - The Queen of Prussia is really a charming woman. She Is fond of coquetting with me ; but do not be jealous : I am like oilcloth, along which everything of this sort slides without penetrating. It would cost me too dear to play the gallant.
Page 263 - I would have assembled the citizens, and directed them to labour themselves in the task of their regeneration ; because the English had already preceded us in political legislation ; I would have declared that our only wish was to be able to rejoice in the happiness and prosperity of the English people ; and to these professions I would have strictly adhered. In the course of a few months, the two nations, which had been such determined enemies, would have henceforward composed only one people, identified...

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