Memoirs of the History of France During the Reign of Napoleon, Volume 2

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H. Colburn and Company, 1823 - France
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Page 443 - Emperor of the French, King of Italy, Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, Mediator of the Swiss Confederation.
Page 420 - Behalf of Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of His Majesty the King of the French...
Page 443 - His Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias ; His Majesty the King...
Page 144 - It was the reversion of every one who was an honour to his country, stood at the head of his profession, and contributed to the national prosperity and glory. Some were dissatisfied because the decoration was alike for officers and soldiers ; others because it was given to civil and military merit indiscriminately.
Page 13 - Alexander only wished for the throne of the monarch, he easily effected the change by respecting the customs, manners, and laws of the people, who experienced no change in their condition. " In the year 332 he met with Darius at the head of sixty thousand men, who had taken up a position near Tarsus, on the banks of the Issus, in the province of Cilicia. He defeated him, entered Syria, took Damascus, which contained all the riches of the Great King, and laid siege to Tyre. This superb metropolis...
Page 14 - Porus in a pitched battle, took him prisoner, and treated him as a king. He contemplated passing the Ganges, but his army refused. He sailed down the Indus, in the year 326, with...
Page i - Memoirs of the History of France during the reign of Napoleon, dictated by the Emperor at Saint Helena to the Generals who shared his captivity; and published from the Original Manuscripts corrected by himself.
Page 342 - France, but against that preponderance, haughtily announced,—against that preponderance which, to the misfortune" of Europe and of France, the emperor Napoleon has too long exercised beyond the limits of his empire.
Page 11 - Caesar, thirteen — eight against the Gauls, and five against Pompey's legions ; Gustavus Adolphus, three— one in Livonia against the Russians, and two in Germany against the House of Austria. Turenne...
Page 437 - Spain, in her ancient limits, under the sovereignty of Ferdinand VII: The independence of Italy ; the independence of Switzerland, under the guarantee of the great powers : The independence of Germany: And the independence of Holland, under the sovereignty of the Prince of Orange. He...

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