Sunday, April 2, 1820

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British Monitor (Newspaper) - April 2, 1820, London, Middlesex THE BY LEWIS PRO ARIS ET April SECRET ANECDOTES OF BUONAPARTE AND HIS COURT OF Continued from lott General Eble experienced so many vexations in his newr that any one but himself would have been quite but vldes using plain and downright language before the went and laid the case before the King when bethought it necessary told him the rear truth and obtained And after his efforts were often useless in trying to do or merely endeavouring to prevent In spite of the reform he aimed at bringing he was still surrounded by nume rous who formed a league to prevent the truth reaching him this Confederation arrived to inch a pitch that he was compelled to keep the official correspondence which might be a secret correspondence Stvferal functionariea in order to be ac quainted with the real state of These gen try tfere often unmasked when they least expected which was rather an awkward circumstance for villains who valued themselves on their Althoigti several bitidensoitve to the Seen and fresh1 orres it so arranged that the indiyidoals lafcqefU frdm that what lost by them on one was gained On that vf fitck have spoken of at the ntof thesearifrafe had quietly borne t hat he succeeded i n preset situation of Chief liyisjort he fcais in Infyfeft If is ifue that H bfoolf but who fiasMicien acquainted with this that he had t K BV I AM ncfl kx J which they never and which ROIBS fell again on the All this did not prevent the private amours proceeding in their usual course at Madame de after trying the power of her charms on her royal of meddling with politics and affairs of There had already been Generals and Prefects of her For the former had only to display zfinc leg in the drawing The Court expressed nef take the trouble to if will be found that this is not the only instance that the chronicle of scandal of courtezans becoming These abominationc could riot fail producing some catastrophe nothing of this kind could remain a secret at The principal object of the VVestphalian police was to listen at the doors of sent out his and presented every morning to his Majesty a bulletin of facts and remarkable This collection must needs have ther pleasure nor dissatisfaction at this influence I offered a great if one can judge by the im the French alone perceived it increase with portance attached a it by the Director of the Police I n A m as this woman was not partial to The family of look great umbrage at and the more as Madame de was quite a seemed to inctinte in favour of de whose ascendancy threatened to Eclipse that The French party sought for a qng time to de stroy an influence so opposite to its interests ttyne was found so seeare as to mortify the Kinjtt self by making him believe that this the police affairs were in the hands of the chief reports were drfrvrn a cor respondence and private meetings were and when the Pfmeet mind was already preptos U Ityird Uras present at at the moment that the Iving was repairing who acted this part die appearance of lover SDrpriscd iu the and nJMfRg bit escape as fast aa he the idea that he was the happy wvaU did not take the aflfair towards ilie au agrees of t jesty was gfcjd xto an did as an i V and the money he spent to compose It may well be supposed that the Countess de Bbore no in considerable part in this collection of anecdotes it in have been no little treat for the Prince to be acquainted with all the freaks of this while he was pretending to be ignorant of Jerorne still kept company with her they vied in cunning with each other for several months but when she was coming out of the and presenting her hand to turtles seized by a dozen forcibly thrust into a coach and conducted without further explanation to the frontiers of the where they were left to act as they thought little expedition coujd not be effected at the close of a without causing rumour and scandal the shrieks 9 the the protestations of the amused tbe public and collected a each one made his remarks it may iiimagined they were ti 0ie advantage neither KiaV 1i V 1 t f kCi that trre Kinir lhey were lo pe adyanjage neither ot I Iff al1 of a QMydorooy the oibst I 5W iad y had orders to depart fa M jut therefore his calcutktibn was t the dis m fi i trve ced upon fty of tbt civil and judicial or ganizatiOn of vWestphalia It had been servilely planned ow 4tot of which was dressing out in gUftts That totfl for the u their thek civil is a thing almost uoexampled in Never had fiutb a thing been witnessed as changing the manners srod the lanRBageof a people by a mere stroke of the The machinery was rather out of feel stlM it moved this was no incon the present cfircu de Bulow advanced in the ftnancial wWch he directed own Fresh foans were the came and money was at last funded ia the treasury Bulowwas Consequently we very man they the phenixqf Westphalia for the finances were as they everf the vital prin ciplq of Those whom the mediocrity his talents had rendered the most began to imagine that he bad discovered the phi losophers A Convention had just been concluded with France for the nMlitary As could not immediately complete its tlm pre text wamade use of to imppse upon U the obliga tioo vf maintaining and keeping in pay French which were IP be garrisoned at Mag debdrg and iu was likewise to provide pventuatly for the maintenance of apy number would be thought proper to send 6ver and above that the exppnce of which was to be deducted from the amount of its war two divisions of the corps dar mee of the Prince under the command of Moraud and took up tlieir quar ters the latter end of December in the country of in the circle of La Saute and in the Tiie revenues of Westphalia which were to pro vide for the necessities of these troops were so badly that oftentimes it was absolutely necessary to quarter the soldiers the already exasperated by the continually increasing li is probable had it noi been of the French the petfttabte Ger ctans would have been driven to some dftadful tjeiuity this would have been wholly attributable lo the foHy of the which paid enor mous SUIUB lo contractors in advance for a service a fancy was wife to art of and had a person of consequence he ooe as Geneial in be served to the the jn haWt of giving at worthy of a Messa Jina and at toot as she surrounded with and abandoned repeating tpuj lascivious tudes of a Bayadere ot a without any regard to decency or What was the most ridiculous that the Count was in love with his wife sTie was unfaithful to at least a do zen times a and every one knew it except His house became the rendezvous of the most abandoned of the Court jMhe used to go on foot thither in open day and assist at Countesss using of which were all highly applauded by some of the li centious This connexion having become somewhat it at last reached the Queens who expressed her According to she was pacified with but things went on just as Madame de was not a woman to content herself with Royal favours j she sought for cham pions even in the most obscure ranks of society or all were welcome to In hernocturnal she renewed the Saturoalia of ihe wife of Claudius ahd celebrated offerings of where jtind of infamy was What modern ju yena could vije debauchery that insatiable that audacjous indecency of a shameless putting horself on a par with those prostitutes whom hunter and de vofes vjre What pen dare to pourtray those clandestine against mo whicli were shaded by tiit gloon Let us rather draw a veil over thtic isi Listing abo It was in a house of he CopntOKs de B made a ot i Atj Chunrc Ia fh this L cscxi in the war office it Mna lie hccauie rival of a1 lu these two beio vh born for to carry oivseveral imi not remain long umt1 Qjf connexion ii evrn iji irjio to I fact will hardly fcj ul I is gfeartr enemiLK SotljeCteu should always bcffave in public private life if thef had for witnesses of their and 41 who reigned over was the only one of the Emperor Napoleons bro who seemed best to understand this By flattering the National governing mildhesS ana and respecting the language of the he had succeeded in causing the people to forget they were under aforeign he procured their love and esteem so far ttiat the Conqueror who had placed him on the durst not dethrone but with the assistance of ah The Marshal Duke de Reggio was charged withthit and the dreadful reunion was j Of all the outrages that can be borne by a that of seeing its eame effaced from the chart is the most cruel and most If it still pos sess any dignity there is ltd other way left to it but to have recourse to arms and to cause its indepen dence to be respected by its In decreeing the reunion of the Em peror NapelebJi promulgated tbe act of tbat famous determination in which be as a principle of that placed on the different Thrones of first moed themsefvet to him and to France before tfay oved themselves to their peo This was urging too far the contempt of all propriety and policy this profession of in opened the eyes of all Europe it was plainly perceived that men were considered as so many who were to be by power of to the profit and advantage of one was no novice in point of despotism and yet he did not a Itttle injure himself in this instance by hia A Charles the Fifth might have imagined a but would not have proclaimed I is remarkable that in the political system of exuamdinary man he always did little in favour of his If that liberty rh h ideology was in t i if be fevbd trusting to i was in he and aU iossessco his wasalwayt AI a U v a a Tf Ins conquest himself uas a vnatiej of little consequence 5 accoidiftg pllni ior ever iheir iudepebdencei thi ill i 111

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