2 edition of Recollections of Paris, in the years 1802-3-4-5 found in the catalog.
Recollections of Paris, in the years 1802-3-4-5
1806 by Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme and Cadell & Davies in London .
Written in English
Title on spine: Pinkerton"s recollections of Paris.
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Lawrence R. This we do without any sort of formality, letting the stream of conversation wander through any grounds it pleases. Bonaparte could not have gained more by a succession of victories. But the press was then far from being enslaved as it is at present; the government exercised a censorship upon newspapers, but not upon books; a distinction which might be supported, if the censorship had been used with moderation: for newspapers exert a popular influence, while books, for the greater part, are only read by well informed people, and may enlighten, but not inflame opinion. They devoted themselves ardently to study, and gave up almost the whole of their time to it; they enabled themselves to write French correctly, and acquired a good knowledge of history.
Assuredly he would have found means, at least in appearance, of accomplishing that desire; as power in France has many allies, and if the spirit of opposition has been frequently displayed, it has only been because the weakness of the government has offered it an easy victory. These faculties place at our disposal a whole world of truths and sentiments, in which we can breathe at perfect freedom. Some persons also suspected him of having taken acids in too great a quantity for the purpose of reducing his bulk. I shall not here enter into a detail of the events that preceded the appearance of Bonaparte upon the political stage of Europe; if I accomplish the design I have of writing the life of my father, I will there relate what I have witnessed of the early part of the revolution, whose influence has changed the fate of the whole world. Michael Eberle-Sinatra, Robert Morrison. When the arbitrary transportation of one hundred and thirty citizens is submitted to, there is nothing to prevent, as we have since seen, the application of the same treatment to the most respectable persons.
She was a captive, a widow, trembling for her children! Elle les a My France When a historian like Alphonse Dupront declares that in the sixteenth century "la France prend corps et ame," " one feels inclined to add that body and While this most perilous negociation continued, I was in the habit of seeing general Bernadotte and his friends very frequently; this was more than enough to ruin me, if their designs were discovered.
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Her abode at Court had diverted but not altered her inclinations.
In he removed to London to devote himself to literary work, publishing in the same year a volume of Rimes of no great merit, and Scottish Tragic Ballads. Versailles was not the place at which to seek for assemblies where French spirit and grace were displayed.
Napoleon, who could descend with ease from the highest political subjects to the examination of the most minute details; who was as much at home in inspecting a boarding-school for young ladies as in reviewing the grenadiers of his guard; whom it was impossible to deceive, and who was not unwilling to find fault when he visited the establishment at Ecouen,—was forced to say, "It is all right.
Oddly,in Australia, sherbet is a nickname for beer. This M. After some minutes' conversation, they observed: 'Citizeness, you are arguing after the old fashion; no reflections.
In all his nominations, Bonaparte followed nearly the same rule, of taking, as it may be said, now from the right, and now from the left, that is to say, choosing alternately his officers among the aristocrats, and among the jacobins: the middle party, that of the friends of liberty, pleased him less than all the others, composed as it was of the small numbers of persons, who in France, had an opinion of their own.
After escaping, almost miraculously, from the murderous fury of the Marseillais; after being denounced and pursued by Robespierre, and entrusted, through the confidence of the King and Queen, with papers of the utmost importance, Madame Campan went to Coubertin, in the valley of Chevreuse.
I will allow it her. With them he acknowledged many abuses in the Government; but he did not give these political sectarians credit for the talent necessary for conducting a judicious reform.
Respectable people said, when the manner in which this list had been made was complained of, that it was composed of great criminals; that might be very true, but it is the right and not the fact which constitutes the legality of actions.
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Her memory and genius at the age of fourteen charmed them; they talked of her talents in society, and perhaps applauded them too highly. The internal regulations were submitted to him.
He combined the various plans which were offered to him, and drew up a form of constitution which conciliated sufficiently well the ancient habits with the modern pretensions, and in causing himself to be named Mediator of the Swiss Confederation, he drew more persons from that country, than he could have driven from it, if he had governed it directly.
The cruel scenes which have dishonored the French revolution, proceeding only from tyranny under popular forms, could not, it appears to me, do any injury to the cause of liberty: at the most, we could only feel discouraged with respect to France; but if that country had the misfortune not to know how to possess that noblest of blessings, it ought not on that account to be proscribed from the face of the earth.
Frenchmen, on their return home from foreign countries, bring with them a love for their own, increased in warmth; and no man was more penetrated with this feeling, which ought to be the first virtue of every placeman, than my father.
Establishments for Public Education. He had brought the chaise for my mother, who placed me on her knees. Be that as it may, the Institute exhibited for religion, independant of its ministers, none of that profound respect, inseparable from a lofty combination of mind and genius; and Bonaparte was left to support, against men of more value than himself, opinions which were of more value than them.
Mesdames too much neglected the means of pleasing the wing, but the cause of that was obvious in the little attention he had paid them in their youth. The King thought of nothing but the pleasures of the chase: it might have been imagined that the courtiers indulged themselves in making epigrams by hearing them say seriously, on those days when the King did not hunt, "The King does nothing to-day.
The greater number of the opposition tribunes were every way deserving of esteem: but there were three or four persons who acted along with them, who had been guilty of revolutionary excesses, and the government took especial care to throw upon all, the blame which could only attach to a few.
He discussed very coolly at his own house the same evening what would have happened if he had perished. When it suited the first consul to exhibit his ill-humour against me, he publicly reproached his brother Joseph for continuing to visit me.Nicolas Audiger, La maison réglée(Paris: Librairie Plon, ).
Reprinted in Alfred Franklin, La vie privée d’autrefois (Paris: Librairie Plon, ), Elizabeth David writes, in Harvest of the Cold Months,that the date was actu-allysince the king was not in Paris on the date Audiger cites. Wheaton, Savouring the Cited by: Amazon配送商品ならRecollections of Paris in the Years (Volume )が通常配送無料。更にAmazonならポイント還元本が多数。John Pinkerton作品ほか、お急ぎ便対象商品は当日お届けも可能。.
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London: Longman Hurst Rees and Orme, Wilner, Joshua. Feeding on Infinity: Readings in the Romantic Rhetoric of Internalization. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, Jul 11, · About this time he left London for Paris, where he made his headquarters until his death on the 10th of March His remaining publications were the Recollections of Paris in the years –3–4–5 (); a very useful General Collection of Voyages and Travels (–); a New Modern Atlas (–); and his Petralogy ().
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