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The History of Napoleon III Emperior of the French (Paperback) Loot Price: R618
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The History of Napoleon III Emperior of the French (Paperback): John Stevens Cabot Abbott

The History of Napoleon III Emperior of the French (Paperback)

John Stevens Cabot Abbott

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...to do, with riots. M. Clement Thomas then ascended the tribune, and assailed the absent member in terms which led many to suppose that he wished to provoke him to challenge to a duel. " Gentlemen," said M. Thomas, " it is a failing of mine ever to wish to sift things to the bottom. Perhaps this feature in my character will make its appearance to-day. I must say that I am astonished, that, when a matter personally concerning one member of this Assembly is brought before you, it is another member who appears to answer for it." A Voice, " The other is absent." M. Thomas. "This is not the first time that I notice the absence of representative Louis Bonaparte from this Assembly." Several Members. " What is that to you? " A Member. " This is scandalous." M Thomas. " It is unnecessary for me to say that I speak here in no one's name but my own. Neither do I speak in behalf of any party in the Assembly, or for the government. No one is responsible for my words' I alone am responsible for them. Well, I repeat, that this is not the first time that I remark the absence of M. Louis Bonaparte. " And, when I say this, I know why I say it. You cannot deny that there are certain members of this Assembly who are about to present themselves to the country as candidates for very elevated and very important offices." Here there arose another scene of great confusion. There were loud interruptions. Groups gathered in the passage to the tribune. The president rang his bell, and called for order. At length, silence was regained; and M. Thomas added, --"I say that several members of this Assembly are about to offer themselves to the people. Well, it is not by seldom attending your sittings, by abstaining from taking any part in your votes; it is not by avoiding to say...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: John Stevens Cabot Abbott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-93292-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-93292-9
Barcode: 9781150932922

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