The Memoirs of the Empress Marie Louise

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Remington & Company, 1886 - 428 pages

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Page 14 - The waters made him great, the deep set him up on high with her rivers running round about his plants, and sent out her little rivers unto all the trees of the field.
Page 14 - Therefore his height was exalted above all the trees of the field, and his boughs were multiplied, and his branches became long because of the multitude of waters, when he shot forth.
Page 24 - Buonaparte destroys the only legal title on which his existence depended ; and, by appearing again in France, with projects of confusion and disorder, he has deprived himself of the protection of the law, and has manifested to the universe that there can be neither peace nor truce with him. The powers consequently declare, That Napoleon...
Page 15 - Never quit my son ; and keep in mind that I would rather see him in the Seine than in the hands of the enemies of France!
Page 14 - AH the fowls of heaven made their nests in his boughs, and under his branches did all the beasts of the field bring forth their young, and under his shadow dwelt all great nations.
Page 83 - I have a plan which occupies me entirely, the success of which alone could make me hope that the sacrifice I am about to make will not be a pure loss ; it is that the Emperor should marry your Archduchess. I spoke to him of it yesterday, and he said his choice was not yet fixed ; but,' added she, ' he believes that this would be his choice, if he were certain of being accepted by you.
Page 202 - I declare that his Imperial and Royal Majesty Napoleon, Emperor of the French, King of Italy, and her Imperial and Royal Highness the Archduchess Marie Louise are united in marriage.
Page 410 - Emperor of the French, King of Italy, Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, Mediator of the Swiss Confederation.
Page 15 - I have given you and the spirit of all my letters you must not allow the Empress and the King of Rome to fall into the hands of the enemy, in any case whatever.
Page 207 - Nocte pluit tota redeunt spectacula mane, Divisum imperium cum Jove Caesar habet...

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