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The Southern Review Volume 5 (Abridged, Paperback, abridged edition) Loot Price: R701 Discovery Miles 7 010
The Southern Review Volume 5 (Abridged, Paperback, abridged edition): Books Group
The Southern Review Volume 5 (Abridged, Paperback, abridged edition): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1830 Excerpt: ...that it was all France that abridged for Bonaparte the road which conducted him to power. It is certain that those unanimous applauses, and that general joy which accompanied him in a course of more than two hundred leagues, must have mads him regard as a national call, what at first was only a desire to intermeddle in the affairs of the republic. "It must be acknowledged--this enthusiasm that no one can conceive who was not a witness--this explosion of sentiments and of admiration, that nothing can ever equal--these hopes, every where uttered, created in the mind the sweetest emotions and the most noble thoughts. "This spontaneous transport, which certainly was neither ordered nor purchased, proclaimed loudly the griefs of the people and the hope which they entertained to find in the man of victory, him whom they called their liberator. This general intoxication that the return of the conqueror of Egypt excited, caused in him a gratification which I cannot express, and was to him, I affirm it, because he often repeated it to me, a powerful encouragement to march towards the goal that the wishes of France seemed to point out to him." Vol. iii. c. 2-4. We have made these extracts to show the state of public, feeling in France, at the close of the year 1799, and the causes which led to the elevation of Bonaparte. It is idle to suppose, as has been so often done, that the revolution which overthrew the government of the Directory, was the result of deep-laid schemes, of extensive intrigues, of combinations unhallowed and mysterious. It was evidently the consequence of the strong indignation which the French nation felt at the disastrous situation of their country, and of the spontaneous enthusiasm which burst forth on the unexpected return of th...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 224
Edition: abridged edition
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-03052-8
Barcode: 9781236030528
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-03052-4

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