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The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Vol. II. (of IV.)   By: (1850-1928)

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[Transcriber's note: Obvious printer's errors have been corrected, all other inconsistencies are as in the original. The author's spelling has been maintained.

Unusual subscripts have been marked with { }, e.g.: V{te} for Vicomte.]

[Illustration: From the collection of W. C. Crane Engraved by Langlois

GENERAL BONAPARTE

Drawn by Raffet.]

THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE

BY

WILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE PH.D., L.H.D., LL.D. Professor of History in Columbia University

Revised and Enlarged With Portraits

VOLUME II

NEW YORK THE CENTURY CO. 1916

Copyright, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1910 BY THE CENTURY CO.

Published, October, 1910

CONTENTS

CHAPTER Page

I. Rescue of the Directory................................. 1

II. The Treaty of Campo Formio............................. 15

III. Bonaparte and Talleyrand............................... 26

IV. Commotions in European Politics........................ 36

V. The Expedition to Egypt................................ 46

VI. The Landing in Egypt................................... 55

VII. The Disaster at Acre................................... 65

VIII. Aboukir and the Great Desertion........................ 77

IX. "The Return of the Hero"............................... 86

X. Bonaparte Seizes His Opportunity...................... 100

XI. The Overthrow of the Directory........................ 111

XII. Bonaparte the First Consul............................ 121

XIII. Bonaparte Embodies the Revolution..................... 136

XIV. A Constitutional Despotism............................ 149

XV. Statesmanship and Strategy............................ 162

XVI. Marengo............................................... 174

XVII. The Peace of Lunéville................................ 190

XVIII. The Pacification of Europe............................ 203

XIX. The Reorganization of France.......................... 213

XX. The Code and the University........................... 221

XXI. Steps Toward Monarchy................................. 229

XXII. The Life Consulate.................................... 239

XXIII. The Threshold of Monarchy............................. 250

XXIV. Expansion of the Revolutionary System................. 261

XXV. Tension Between England and France.................... 275

XXVI. France and England in Arms............................ 286

XXVII. Warnings To Royalists and Republicans................. 295

XXVIII. Declaration of the Empire............................. 314

XXIX. The Descent Into England.............................. 325

XXX. The Coronation of Napoleon I.......................... 339

XXXI. The Third Coalition................................... 354

XXXII. Trafalgar and Austerlitz.............................. 370

XXXIII. Napoleon, War Lord and Emperor........................ 393

XXXIV. The War With Russia................................... 413

XXXV. The Devastation of Prussia............................ 435

XXXVI. The Continental System................................ 446

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

General Bonaparte Frontispiece

Facing Page

Map of Egypt..................................................... 58

Napoleon by Ingres.............................................. 78

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