Memoir of Louis Philippe i., king of the French

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1830
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Pagina 30 - Placed in a constant state of accusation, they seem to be in a manner cut off from civil society ; only those are spared whose fidelity wavers, — only those are praised whose fidelity gives way : the others are marked by the faction, to be in the sequel, without doubt, sacrificed to popular vengeance.
Pagina 5 - I have never witnessed anything more affecting than the transports, the acclamations, and the applauses of the prisoners, during this demolition. In the midst of the tumult, I was struck with the melancholy and miserable looks of the Swiss, who regarded the operation with evident symptoms of grief.
Pagina 18 - The object here pointed at was for the. duke to give a pledge that he would leave the continent of Europe for America ; and this was exacted by the then government as the price of liberating the two princes from their imprisonment. To this letter of his mother, the duke replied in the following manner : — " When my dearest mother shall have received this letter, her orders will have been executed — I shall already have departed for America.
Pagina 3 - ... avenging hands, which seemed consecrated by Providence, ' and which annihilated with such rapidity the work of many centuries — all this spoke at once to the imagination and the heart.
Pagina 17 - ... to him some waste lands to clear : 'I am heartily disposed to labour for the acquisition of an independence. Misfortune has smitten, but thank God it has not prostrated me— more than happy in my misfortunes, that youth prevented the formation of habits difficult to break through, and that prosperity was snatched from me before I could either use or abuse it.'"'.
Pagina 18 - When my dearest mother shall have received this letter, her orders will have been executed — I shall already have departed for America. I seem to be in a dream when I think how soon I shall again embrace my brothers, and be reunited to them — I, who formerly imagined that our separation was impossible. Think not, however, that in any thing I complain of my destiny. Oh, no ! I feel too sensibly how much more frightful it might really be — I shall not even deem it unfortunate, if, after being...
Pagina 20 - Montpensier, descended from the Kings of France, second son " of the Duke of Orleans, from his earliest youth bred to arms, " and even in chains unsubdued; of an erect mind in adversity, " and in prosperity not elated ; a constant patron...
Pagina 18 - ... I, who formerly imagined that our separation was impossible. Think not, however, that in any thing I complain of my destiny. Oh, no ! I feel too . Sensibly how much more frightful it might really be — I shall not even deem it unfortunate, if, after being restored to my brothers, I learn that my dear mother is also well and comfortable, and especially if I may indulge the thought of contributing in any manner to the tranquillity and happiness of France. For my country I cannot feel any thing...
Pagina 9 - Order of the Legion of Honour, Grand Cross of the Order of St. Januarius of the Two Sicilies, Grand Cross of the Order of Danebrog of Denmark, Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of St. Joseph of Tuscany, &c.
Pagina 4 - ... running under it. I entered with a sentiment of horror and indignation, mingled with the pleasant feeling that at least, thanks to my pupils, no unfortunate person would ever have to reflect with bitterness within its walls on his own misfortunes and the cruelty of men. The Duke of Chartres...

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