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Page 44 - I have received from you. But if you believe that the cause of which my name is the symbol — that is, France regenerated by the revolution of '89, and...
Page 42 - If, on the contrary, you have confidence in me, give me the means of accomplishing the great mission which I hold from you. This mission consists in closing the era of revolutions by satisfying the legitimate wants of the people, and protecting them against subversive passions.
Page 44 - SOLDIERS ! Be proud of your mission, you will save the country, for I count upon you not to violate the laws, but to enforce respect for the first law of the country, the National Sovereignty, of which I am the Legitimate Representative. " For a long time past, like myself, you have suffered from obstacles which have opposed themselves both to the good that I wished to do and to the demonstrations of your sympathies in my favor.
Page 44 - In 1830, as well as in 1848, you were treated as a vanquished army. After having branded your heroical disinterestedness, they disdained to consult your sympathies and wishes, and, nevertheless...
Page 41 - Instead of making laws in the public interest it forges arms for civil war; it attacks the power which I hold directly from the People, it encourages all...
Page 43 - This system, created by the First Consul at the beginning of the century, has already given to France repose and prosperity ; it will guarantee them to her again.
Page 43 - Persuaded that the instability of power, that the preponderance of a single Assembly, are the •permanent causes of trouble and discord, I submit to your suffrages the fundamental bases of a constitution which the assemblies will develop hereafter.
Page 43 - The system created by the First Consul at the commencement of the century has already given to France repose and prosperity, and it would again guarantee them to it, such is my profound conviction.