Memoirs, Band 4


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Seite 159 - I come, like Themistocles, to throw myself upon the hospitality of the British People. I place myself under the protection of their laws, which I claim from your Royal Highness, as the most powerful, the most constant, and the most generous of my enemies.
Seite 269 - Sir — I received the letter you did me the honour of writing to me, and am much obliged by your kind present of a book. The relish for reading of poetry had long since left me, but there is something so new in the manner, so easy, and yet so correct in the language, so clear in the expression, yet concise, and so just in the sentiments, that I have read the whole with...
Seite 283 - Emperor of the French, King of Italy, Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, Mediator of the Swiss Confederation.
Seite 267 - May, 1814', and the dispositions sanctioned by that treaty, and those which they have resolved on, or shall hereafter resolve on, to complete and to consolidate it, they will employ all their means, and will unite all their efforts, that the general peace, the object of the wishes of Europe, and the constant purpose of their labours, may not again...
Seite 273 - French honour, and the wishes of the nation, have brought me back to that throne which is dear to me, because it is the palladium of the independence, of the honour, and the rights of the people. Frenchmen ! in...
Seite 265 - Castlereagh, respecting the 8th article of the treaty of the 25th of March last, has received orders to declare, that the interpretation given to that article by the British government is entirely conformable to the principles by which his imperial majesty proposes...
Seite 81 - The allied powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon is the sole obstacle to the re-establishment of peace in Europe, the Emperor Napoleon, faithful to his oath, declares that he is ready to descend from the throne, to quit France, and even to...
Seite 181 - ... and baseness of his treachery, and fearing to confront the man who had elevated him to honour, and heaped countless benefits on his head ; he shrunk away like a thief, to kiss the foot of a Bourbon. A few days after, he presented himself at the head of the Marshals before Louis XVIII., saying — " France having groaned for the last twenty-five years under the weight of the misfortunes which oppressed her, had looked forward to the happy day which now shines upon her.
Seite 4 - THE PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION, or an Illustration of the Moral Laws of the Universe.
Seite 110 - Empress Maria Louisa, shall retain their titles and rank, to be enjoyed during their lives. " The mother, brothers, sisters, nephews and nieces of the Emperor, shall also retain, wherever they may reside, the titles of Princes of the Emperor's family.

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