Napoleon's Notes on English History: Made on the Eve of the French Revolution
J. M. Dent, 1905 - 352페이지
This fascinating work by Napoleon Bonaparte features his thoughts on English history, including that of the Normans, early Plantagenets and the Tudors. The chapter on the reign of Queen Mary I begins on page 90 of the text.
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308 페이지 - The sea's our own : and now all nations greet, With bending sails, each vessel of our fleet. Your power extends as far as winds can blow, Or swelling sails upon the globe may go.
341 페이지 - If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
289 페이지 - I may be waited on bareheaded ; I may have my hand kissed ; the title of Majesty may be continued to me; and The king's authority, signified by both houses, may...
325 페이지 - OF a tall stature, and of sable hue, Much like the son of Kish, that lofty Jew, Twelve years complete he suffered in exile, And kept his father's asses all the while ; At length, by wonderful impulse of fate, The people call him home to help the state, And, what is more, they send him money too, And clothe him all, from head to foot, anew.
339 페이지 - ... there ever been such perfect unity of feeling and action. There was no region of the globe, no walk of speculative or of active life, in which Jesuits were not to be found. They guided the counsels of Kings. They deciphered Latin inscriptions. They observed the motions of Jupiter's satellites. They published whole libraries, controversy, casuistry, history, treatises on optics, Alcaic odes, editions of the fathers, madrigals, catechisms, and lampoons.
16 페이지 - And it is very remarkable, that notwithstanding we fall short at present of the ancients in poetry, painting, oratory, history, architecture, and all the noble arts and sciences which depend more upon genius than experience, we exceed them as much in doggerel, humour, burlesque, and all the trivial arts of ridicule.
15 페이지 - Sir, how can you do this in three years ? JOHNSON. Sir, I have no doubt that I can do it in three years. ADAMS. But the French Academy, which consists of forty members, took forty years to compile their Dictionary.
205 페이지 - He was born at Pembroke castle, and lieth buried at Westminster, in one of the stateliest and daintiest monuments of Europe, both for the chapel and for the sepulchre. So that he dwelleth more richly dead, in the monument of his tomb, than he did alive in Richmond, or any of his palaces.
153 페이지 - I have been somewhat faulty in this particular; I obtruded you, my lord of Canterbury, upon your see; I was obliged to employ both entreaties and menaces...