Memoirs of Barras, Member of the Directorate, Volume 4

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Harper & brothers, 1896 - France
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Page 376 - Commissioners shall be named by the respective parties, in order to watch over the execution of the present Convention.
Page 375 - The wives and children of all individuals belonging to the French army shall be at liberty to remain in Paris. The wives shall be allowed to quit Paris for the purpose of rejoining the army, and to carry with them their property, and that of their husbands.
Page 375 - French army shall put itself in march to-morrow, to take up its position behind the Loire. Paris shall be completely evacuated in three days; and the movement behind the Loire shall be effected within eight days.
Page 375 - III. The French army shall take with it all its materiel, field artillery, military chest, horses, and property of regiments,, without exception. All persons belonging to the depots shall also be removed, as well as those belonging to the different branches of administration, which belong to the army.
Page 22 - Quand sur une personne on pretend se regler, C'est par les beaux cotes qu'il lui faut ressembler ; Et ce n'est point du tout la prendre pour modele [Ma soeurj que de tousser et de cracher comme elle.
Page xxx - What have you done with this France which I left so brilliant? I left you peace, I find war. I left you victories, I find defeats. I left you the millions of Italy, I find laws of spoliation and misery.
Page 375 - IV. The sick and wounded, and the medical officers whom it may be necessary to leave with them, are placed under the special protection of the commanders-in-chief of the English and Prussian armies.
Page 376 - If difficulties arise in the execution of any one of the Articles of the present Convention, the interpretation of it shall be made in favour of the French army and of the city of Paris.
Page 201 - Sebastiani not only to object to Mr. Dupin, but to make use of his proposition, by grounding upon it a pointed declaration of the chamber in favour of the oath to be taken to-morrow, of obedience to the constitutions of the empire and fidelity to the Emperor.

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