An Aide-de-camp Of Napol On; Memoirs Of General Count De S Gur by Philippe-paul Sgur

An Aide-de-camp Of Napol On; Memoirs Of General Count De S Gur

byPhilippe-paul Sgur

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Dieses historische Buch kann zahlreiche Tippfehler und fehlende Textpassagen aufweisen. Käufer können in der Regel eine kostenlose eingescannte Kopie des originalen Buches vom Verleger herunterladen (ohne Tippfehler). Ohne Indizes. Nicht dargestellt. 1895 edition. Auszug: ...making his horse bound forwards, exclaimed: "What have you done, Captain?" "My duty!" answered the officer abruptly; "and "until I am killed by one of my soldiers," he added in a loud tone as he looked straight at them, "I would "kill anyone of them who dared to fail in respect to "their captain." The Emperor, struck by his energy, was speechless for the moment, but controlling his emotion, he resumed in a firm voice: "If this be the "case, you have done well, you are a good officer and "understand your duty. This is how I wish to be "served." He than continued his course in the midst of a mournful silence inspired by his words, and entered Lintz at a walking pace with a troubled expression of countenance. Other emotions and preoccupations were, however, awaiting him in the town. On the one hand the Elector of Bavaria had hastened to give vent to his assurances of earnest gratitude; the deputies of the Senate had also come to express the admiration of France; Giulal and Lichtenstein were the'bearers of an insidious offer of an armistice; whilst Duroc had arrived bringing back from Berlin nothing beyond a hope, which was that Frederic would await the issue of arms to decide whether he should remain neutral or join our enemies. As for the armistice which the Emperor of Austria, terrified at our approach, and already disgusted with Russian exaction and arrogance, had sent to demand, Napoleon answered that peace was only possible on conditions that he would dictate, which he did by letter, but that as for a suspension of arms, the request seemed untimely, as he could nowhere perceive any Austrian army with which he, at the head of 2oo,ooo men, could desire to arrange an armistice. i That is at...

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Title:An Aide-de-camp Of Napol On; Memoirs Of General Count De S GurFormat:PaperbackDimensions:118 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:October 14, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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