Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 21 on is a corrupt man, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wary and circumspect;....
" is a corrupt man, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wary and circumspect; always a traitor, but always in conspiracy with fortune ; Talleyrand treats his enemies as if they were one day to become his friends ; and his friends, as if they were... "
The Napoleon anecdotes: illustrating the mental energies of the late emperor ... - Page 12
edited by - 1823
Full view - About this book

Napoleon in exile: or, A voice from St. Helena. The opinions and ..., Volume 1

Barry Edward O'Meara, Napoleon I (Emperor of the French) - 1822
...Talleyrand, "Talleyrand," said he, "k plus vil ties agioteurs, bos flatten*. CTest ten homiM corrmnpu, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wary and...as if they were one day to become his friends; and hie friends, as if they were to become his enemies. He is a man of talent, bint venal in every thing....
Full view - About this book

The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, Volume 4

William Henry Ireland - 1828
...Talleyrand, "Talleyrand," said he, " te pita vil det agioteuri, batfiattcur. C'eit un homme corrompu, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wary and...enemies as if they were one day to become his friends , aud bis friends, as if they were to become his enemies. He is a man of talent, but venal in every...
Full view - About this book

The Quarterly Review, Volume 54

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1835
...believe, on the whole so happy. One-half of the old precept he certainly adopted — he ' lived with his enemies as if they were one day to become his friends ;' but no one can suspect him of having practised the still more prudential, but less amiable, alternative....
Full view - About this book

The history of the French revolution, tr. with notes by F. Shoberl

Marie Joseph L. Adolphe Thiers - 1838
...was seen M. de Talleyrand,* who, erased from the * " Talleyrand," said Napoleon, " is a corrupt man, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wary and...Talleyrand treats his enemies as if they were one list of emigrants during the latter times of the Convention, had come to Paris with the desire of again...
Full view - About this book

The history of the French revolution, Volume 3

Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl - France - 1840
...This example was imitated ; and circles of the * " Talleyrand," said Napoleon, " is a corrupt man, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wary and...friends; and his friends, as if they were to become hie enemies. He is a man of unquestionable talent, but venal in everything. Nothing could be done with...
Full view - About this book

The History of the French Revolution, Volume 4

Adolphe Thiers, Frederic Shoberl - France - 1844
...kéeping aloof between the Constitutional Circle and * " Talleyrand,"' said Napoleon, " is a corrupt man, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wary and...if they were to become his enemies. He is a man of unquestionable talent, but venal in everything. Nothing could be done with him but by means of bribery."...
Full view - About this book

THE HISTORY OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION.

M. A. THIERS, FREDERICK SHOBERL - 1850
...keeping aloof between the Constitutional Circle and * " Talleyrand," said Napoleon, " is a corrupt mart, who has betrayed all parties .and persons. Wary and...if they were to become his enemies, He is a man of unquestionable talent, but venal in everything, Nothing could be done with him but by means of bribery."-...
Full view - About this book

A voice from the tomb. A dialogue between Nelson and Wellington, overheard ...

1853
...was asked hia opinion of Talleyrand, île replied— Talleyrand hae betrayed all parties and persona. Wary and circumspect — always a traitor — but...enemies as if they were one day to become his friends. Sel. Not a bad notion. Wei. He is a man of talent, but venal in every thing. Nel. Hear! Wei. Nothing...
Full view - About this book

Confidential Correspondence of the Emperor Napoleon and the Empress ...

Napoleon I (Emperor of the French), Empress Josephine (consort of Napoleon I, Emperor of the French) - Authors, American - 1856 - 404 pages
...of him, at St. Helena, " Talleyrand is a corrupt man, who has betrayed all parties and persons. Wan' and circumspect, always a traitor, but always in conspiracy...become his friends, and his friends as if they were to bocome his enemies. He is a man of unquestionable talent, but venal in every thing. Nothing could be...
Full view - About this book

Historic Fields and Mansions of Middlesex

Samuel Adams Drake - Middlesex County (Mass.) - 1874 - 442 pages
...house. One of them was Talleyrand, the evil genius of Napoleon, who said of him that he always treated his enemies as if they were one day to become his friends, and his friends as if they were one day to become his enemies. " A man of talent, but vena! in everything." The world has long expected...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF