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Page 63 - The Saxons, the Belgians, the Hanoverians, the soldiers of the confederation of the Rhine, lament that they are compelled to use their arms, in the cause of the princes, the enemies of justice and of the rights of all nations. They know that this coalition is insatiable. After having devoured twelve millions of Poles, twelve millions of Italians, one million of Saxons...
Page 63 - Soldiers ! we have forced marches to make, battles to fight, dangers to encounter ; but, with firmness victory will, be ours. The rights, the honour, and the happiness of the country will be recovered ! " To every Frenchman who has a heart, the moment is now arrived to conquer or to die. "NAPOLEON.