Memoirs of the History of France During the Reign of Napoleon, Volym 5

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Sida 340 - And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church : but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.
Sida iii - 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.
Sida 377 - Blucher, comprising the Battles of Ligny, Quatre Bras, and Waterloo; with a detailed narrative of the political events connected with those memorable conflicts, down to the surrender of Paris, and the departure of Bonaparte for St. Helena, (rule) Drawn up from the first authorities by William Mudford.
Sida 259 - ... boards or a little straw. The ground upon which he lies will be rapidly dried in the vicinity of the fire. Tents are necessary for the superior officers, who have occasion to read and consult maps, and who ought to be ordered never to sleep in a house — a fatal abuse, which has given rise to so many disasters. All the European nations have so far followed the example of the French as to discard their tents ; and if they be still used in camps of mere parade, it is because they are economical,...
Sida 215 - In Africa and Asia it has been resolved, but by the means of polygamy. There the blacks and whites form part of the same family — the head of the family having wives of various colours, all the children are brothers, are reared in the same cradle, bear the same name, and sit at the same table. Would it then be impossible to authorize polygamy in our islands, restricting the number of wives to two, a white and a black ? The First Consul had some conferences with theologians, in order to prepare...
Sida 138 - A prince of the blood, or a grand dignitary of the empire, shall reside at Rome, who shall hold the emperor's court. 9. The property which composes the endowments of the imperial crown shall be regulated by a special senatus consultum.
Sida 307 - Before entering upon their functions, bishops shall take directly at the hands of the First Consul, the oath of fidelity which was in use before the change of government...
Sida 164 - ... 10. His majesty restores his good favour to those cardinals, bishops, priests, and lay-brethren, who have incurred his displeasure in consequence of actual events. The holy father agrees to the above dispositions, in consideration of the actual state of the church, and in the confidence with which his majesty has inspired him, that he will grant his powerful protection to the numerous wants which religion suffers in the times we live in. (Signed) NAPOLEON. Pius, PP VII.
Sida 143 - ... by land, a check to the House of Austria ; whilst, by sea, its fleets, combined with those of Toulon, would have ruled the Mediterranean, and protected the old course of trade to India, by the Red Sea and Suez. Rome, the capital of this state, was the eternal city ; covered by the three barriers of the Alps, the Po, and the Apennines ; nearer than any other to the three great Islands. But Napoleon had many obstacles to surmount. He said; at the Consultum of Lyons, It will take me twenty years...
Sida 366 - All our ministers are charged with the execution of the present decree, which shall be inserted in the Bulletin of the Laws.

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