Mirror of Literature, 10 (1827), 17–32.
Life of Napoleon
Napoleon's Early Life
Education, War, Military Technology, Genius, Endeavour, Mathematics,
military college, Brienne
Observes: 'Napoleon's ardour for the abstract sciences amounted to a
passion, and was combined with a singular aptitude for applying them to the
purposes of war' (20). Considers dubious an anecdote suggesting that Napoleon
was refused his desire to ascend in
Blanchard's balloon and attempted to cut the balloon with his sword
 Napoleon Divorced from
Reports that her life after the divorce was spent in acts of charitiy, in
cultivating the fine arts, and in 'pursuing the science of botany' (29).
 Death of Napoleon
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