The private life of Napoleon
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^r- O V y THE PRIVATE LIFE OF NAPOLEON bS ,0/ ^u- THE 5^'PRIVATE LIFE QQ J NAPOLEON )i ARTHUR LEVY jJ'vom Ihc -i^rcuch STEPHEN LOUIS SIMEON TRANSLATOR 'OF THE VOUTH OF FREDERICK THE GREAT," , ETC. ^ IX TWO VOLUMES VOL. I. NEW YORK CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS 1894 CONTENTS OF VOL. I. BOOK I. EARL Y LIFE I. fAGE First Impressions Order—Economy—The Hero Legis-— as lator Slender Means at Home—Departure from— - -Ajaccio—Bonaparte or Buonaparte ? 3-10 IL Brienne— Child in Exile—Bullying—Pleasant Recol-x\t A lections of School—How the Emperor looked after - - --his Former Masters 11-20 III. Thf Military School at Paris—The Foundation-scholar and his Rich Comrades—How the Rule invented in was applied in 1808—Kindness of Napoléon to1784 the Professors of the Military School—Sub-lieutenant —He excites the Hilarity of his Friends - 21-29 IV. Valence—First Symptoms of the Force of Habit in Napoléon— as much with Civilians asHe associâtes with Soldiers—A Young Chatterbox—Attentions to Ladies—Care of the Sovereign for Persons he had - - -known at Valence . 30-37 ——— CONTENTS V. l'AGE AjaccioFirst Visit to Auxonne—Sadness—Sickness—At - -Revolutionary—Bonaparte a 38-43 VI.

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PRIVATE LIFE OF NAPOLEONbS
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THE 5^'PRIVATE LIFE QQ J
NAPOLEON )i
ARTHUR LEVY
jJ'vom Ihc -i^rcuch
STEPHEN LOUIS SIMEON
TRANSLATOR 'OF THE VOUTH OF FREDERICK THE GREAT,"
, ETC. ^
IX TWO VOLUMES
VOL. I.
NEW YORK
CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS
1894CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
BOOK I.
EARL Y LIFE
I.
fAGE
First Impressions Order—Economy—The Hero Legis-— as
lator Slender Means at Home—Departure from—
- -Ajaccio—Bonaparte or Buonaparte ? 3-10
IL
Brienne— Child in Exile—Bullying—Pleasant Recol-x\t A
lections of School—How the Emperor looked after
- - --his Former Masters 11-20
III.
Thf Military School at Paris—The Foundation-scholar
and his Rich Comrades—How the Rule invented in
was applied in 1808—Kindness of Napoléon to1784
the Professors of the Military School—Sub-lieutenant
—He excites the Hilarity of his Friends - 21-29
IV.
Valence—First Symptoms of the Force of Habit in
Napoléon— as much with Civilians asHe associâtes
with Soldiers—A Young Chatterbox—Attentions to
Ladies—Care of the Sovereign for Persons he had
- - -known at Valence . 30-37———
CONTENTS
V.
l'AGE
AjaccioFirst Visit to Auxonne—Sadness—Sickness—At
- -Revolutionary—Bonaparte a 38-43
VI.
Return to Auxonne with his Younger Brother, Louis
Tutor to his Brother—Three Francs aFather and
Two—Philosophy in Poverty—Visits to hisDay for
Printer at Dôle—Morose Aphorism upon Love
Ruie -Auxonne Friends under the Impérial 44-49
VIL
Academy ofThird Visit to Valence—Compétition at the
of Paoli may apply toLyons^—How his Panegyric
Secretary to a Revolutionary Clubthe First Consul—
In Corsica—Colonel of the National Volunteers—
remains in Corsica inConduct as a Soldier—He
his Family—Disobedience toorder to give his Pay to
- -Orders—Disgrâce 50-58his Colonel's
Vlli.
Paris justify himself—The Pawnbroker'sSummoned to to
with Déma-A Dinner for Threepence—Disgust—
Rank—Departure for Parisgogues—Restored to his
—The Family united at Ajacciowith his Sister Eliza
Corsicawith Paoli, who wishes to separate—Quarrel
- - - -and France - 59"67
IX.
Children at Marseilles—TheDistress of Letitia and her
'• —
' —Taking of Toulon ^LittleSouper de Beaucaire
Toulonhis Services at Toulon—Hissaid about
Empire Châtillon-Friends are made Dukes of the —
--- 68-74sur-Seine, and 18141794
X.
restores Comfort to hisThe Pay of General Bonaparte
—— —Mission ImprisonmentFamily Confidential