Napoleon's Opera-glass: An Histrionic Study

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Elkin Mathews, 1897 - 122 pages
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Page 126 - ... where a stipulation has been made to the contrary, and of printing a separate edition of any of the books for America irrespective of the numbers to which the English editions are limited. The numbers mentioned do not include copies sent to the public libraries, nor those sent for review.
Page 109 - Je passais jusqu'aux lieux o l'on garde mon fils. Puisqu'une fois le jour vous souffrez que je voie Le seul bien qui me reste et d'Hector et de Troie, J'allais, Seigneur, pleurer un moment avec lui.
Page 32 - I should not have thought, Citizen Consul, that you had any reason to complain of the Revolution.' ' Well," answered he, ' the future will show whether it would not have been better for the peace of the world that neither I nor Rousseau had ever lived.
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Page 37 - is not the application of these laws to the conduct of life like that of the dramatic unities to the drama ? They give order and regularity, and they do not really trammel genius, except when it would, without their control, err against good taste." "Ah, good taste! That is another of those classical words which I do not adopt. It is perhaps my own fault, but there are certain rules which mean nothing to me. For example, what is called 'style,' good or bad, does not affect me.
Page 28 - Outlaw him!" were raised against the defender of the law. It was the horrid cry of assassins against the power destined to repress them. They crowded around the president, uttering threats.

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