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apparent vanity of his court, he never lost his grasp on the essentials of power,
and if his ceremonials and his rewards pandered to greed and vanity then it was
to the vanity of his subjects, and not to his own, that they addressed themselves.
However, it should be said that he never permitted his ruling brothers to rule. He
expected absolute obedience from them, and when he did not get it he raged.
Indeed here may lie the answer to the quality and nature of his choices. He would
I urge my son never to forget that he was born a French prince, and never to lend
himself to the triumvirate which oppresses the people of Europe. In no way
whatsoever is he to fight or harm France. He is to adopt my own device : Tout
pour le ...
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This is such a cute little book. Consists of an introduction to Napoleon, followed by a translation of his will. The book is formatted very well; a photocopy of each page of the actual will is ... Read full review