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DEPARTURE FOR ELBA.
Deliberations of the Allies-Generosity of Alex-
ander-Napoleon recalls his Abdication-The
Treaty-Unworthy Conduct of the English

vernment-Benjamin Constant-Address of
the Council of State-The School of Ecouen
-Quarrel among the Allies-Their Conster-
nation Talleyrand Eloquent Speech of
Talleyrand-Decision of the Allies-Infamous
Outlawry of the Emperor-Duplicity of Wel-
lington and Castlereagh-Opposition of the
British House of Commons-Sympathy of the
British People with Napoleon - Napoleon's
Letter to the Allied Sovereigns-His Appeal
to Europe...

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CHAPTER LXVII.

WATERLOO.

Preparations for War-The Emperor's Departure
from the Tuileries-Position of Wellington
and Blucher-Plan of the Emperor-Desertion
of Bourmont-Charleroi-Disaster of Quatre
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ANALYTICAL INDEX.

Abbé de Pradt, Napoleon's instructions to the, Beresina, passage of the, 413.

387.

Aboukir, defeat of the Turks at, 111.

Aboukir Bay, defeat of the French fleet in, 95.
Acre, Napoleon marches on, 101; the Turks de-
feated outside, 103; the siege of, 104; the
siege abandoned, 106.
Alessandria, Napoleon at, 299.
Alexander and Napoleon, friendship of, 273;
Alexander, conference proposed by, 293; he
falters in his friendship, 333; his difficult
position, 381.

Alexandria, Napoleon at, 87; Napoleon sets sail
from, 114.

Allies approach the French frontier, the immense
armies of the, 461; armistice solicited by them,
463; they combine against Napoleon, 515.
Alps crossed, the, 153.

Alvinzi beaten by Napoleon, at Arcola, 60.
Amiens, the treaty of, 175; rupture of the peace
of, 197.

Arabs, Napoleon's popularity with the, 93.
Arcola, battle of, 59.

Aspern and Essling, battles of, 347.
Augsburg, Napoleon enters, 231.
Austerlitz, the brilliant victory of, 233.
Austria, the Emperor of, signs a treaty with
Napoleon, 72; Napoleon's pacific overtures to,
142; treats for peace, 159; Napoleon has an
interview with the Emperor of, 234; hostile
attitude of, 331.

Austrians, Napoleon defeats the, at Montenotte,
37; pursues them, 40; peace proposals from
the, 355; the Archduke Charles commands
the Austrians, 69.

Austrian Princess, proposals to marry the, 369.
Auxonne, Napoleon at, 12.

Bard taken, the fort of, 154.

Berlin, takes possession of, 249; the "Decree,"
253.

Bernadotte and Moreau, Napoleon's distrust of,
123; join the Allies, 429.
Bessières, death of Marshal, 421.
Blucher and the Prussians at Waterloo, arrival
of, 527.

Bonaparte and the Bourbons, M. Chateaubriand's
pamphlet of, 479.

Borodino, terrible battle of, 397.
Boulogne, Napoleon assembles a large force at,
173; the camp of, 203.

Bourbons at Naples, dethronement of the, 239;
their misgovernment, 491.

Brienne, Napoleon is admitted to the Military
School of, 5; encounters the Prussians under
Blucher at, 460.

British, retreat of the, 327; insubordination of
their army, 361.

Brueys, Napoleon's kind letter to the wife of
Admiral, 95.

Brumaire the 18th, Napoleon's coup d'état of,
125.

Cairo entered by Napoleon, 93; a rising there
quelled by Napoleon, 97; Napoleon retires on,
111.

Campaigns, reflections on, 453.
Campo Formio, treaty of, 75.
Canals, making and selling, 281.
Castiglione and Lonato, battles of, 51.
Caulaincourt at the conference of Châtillon, 457;
his efforts for the Emperor, 471; his devotion
to Napoleon's interests, 481.

Chamber of Deputies, discussions in the, 533.
Champ de Mars, grand ceremony in the, 519.
Charleroi, defeat of the Prussians at, 523.
Chateaubriand's pamphlet, 479.

Barras introduces Napoleon to the Conven- Childhood and youth, Napoleon's, 3.

tion, 28.

Bassano and Roveredo, battles of, 53.

Bautzen, battle of, 425.

Bavaria, the Austrian Archduke enters, 335.
Bayonne, Napoleon sets out for, 304.
Beauharnais, Josephine, Napoleon is introduced
to, 31; marries her, 32.

Beauharnais, Eugène, becomes acquainted with
Napoleon, 31.

Beauharnais, Hortense, married to Louis Bona-
parte, 183.

Beaulieu at Lodi, Napoleon defeats, 42.
"Bellerophon," on board the, 545.

Christian worship, re-establishment of, 179.
Cisalpine Republic, the, elect Napoleon Presi-
dent, 185.

Code Napoleon, the, 288.

Constitution, the new, 27; Napoleon proposes a,
133.

Consul, with Sièyes and Ducos, Napoleon, 129;
Napoleon elected First, 133; elected First for
life, 189.

Copenhagen, the English bombard, 291.
Corsica, Napoleon's return to, 14; again in, 18;
the Bonaparte family banished, 19.
Corunna, battle of, 329.

Cossacks hover around the French troops, the,
408.

Council of Five Hundred, the, 127.

Council of State, Napoleon assembles the, 531.
Coup d'Etat of the 18th Brumaire, 125.
Court, purity of the, 147.

Czars, burning of the city of the, 401.

279; peace signed between France and Aus-
tria, 357.

Francis accepts Napoleon's marriage proposals
for Maria Louisa, 369.

Frederick the Great's tomb visited by Napoleon,
250.

Frederick William of Prussia, Napoleon proposes
terms to, 252.

Danube, the French approach the, 227; the Frejus, Napoleon's landing at, 119.

French cross, 347.

Davoust's division saved, 409.

D'Enghien, arrest of the Duke, 209; his death,
and did Napoleon consent to it? 213.
Desaix, death of General, 157.
Dillengen, Napoleon at, 335.

Directory, the, appoints Napoleon commander-
in-chief of the interior, 29; Napoleon and the
Directory, 45.

Dr. Antommarchi, arrival of, 579.

Dresden, Napoleon summons his allies to meet
him at; after Lutzen, enters, 423; attack on
by the Allies, 437.

Dr. O'Meara leaves St. Helena, 577.
Ducos and Sièyes made consuls with Napoleon,

129.

Duroc, death of Marshal, 426.

Eckmuhl, the Austrians defeated at, 337.
Egypt, organization of the expedition to, 83;
the passage to, 85; Napoleon's return from,
113; he sends relief to the army of, 171.
El Arish, Napoleon takes, 98.
Elba, reaches, 490; conversation with Lord
Ebrington at, 493; meditates leaving Elba,
495.

Eliza Bonaparte, death of, 589.

Emperor, the French desire to make Napoleon,
215; anecdotes of the, 233; gross charges
against the, 309.

Emperor and Empress, anguish of the, 365.
England and Austria continue hostilities against
Napoleon, 149; Napoleon threatens, 173; Na-
poleon signs preliminaries of peace with, 175;
meditates the invasion of, 204; peace pro-
posed to, 319.

English Parliament, debates in the, 141.

French, crossing of the Danube by, 347; dis-
asters of the, 441; retreat of the army, 447:
the people disheartened, 455; the frigates not
permitted to sail, 543.

Friedland, defeat of the Russians at, 269.

Gaza taken, 99.

Genoa visited by Napoleon and Josephine, 220.
George III., Napoleon's letter to, 139; a second
letter, 219.

Germany, the Grand Army in, 227; Napoleon
sets out for, 335.

Grand Army advances, the, 391.
Greatness, Napoleon's dawning, 15.

Grenoble welcomes Napoleon's return from Elba,

501.

Grenville, Lord, replies to Napoleon's letter to
George III., 139.

Haynau, Napoleon at, 450.

Highway robberies suppressed, 165.
Historians, Napoleon traduced by, 225.
Hohenlinden, defeat of the Austrians at, 161.
Hortense's eldest child, death of, 267.

Insurgents, Napoleon defeats the, 29.
Italian prisoners, kind treatment of, 67; Napo-
leon elected President of the Republic, 185;
his designs for liberty, 241.

Italy, Napoleon appointed to the command of
the army of, 33; Napoleon's labours in, 73.

Jaffa, Napoleon arrives at, 99; takes by storm,
100; the massacre at, 101; the sick and
wounded at, 109.

Jena, defeat of the Prussians at, 247.
Joseph Bonaparte made King of Spain, 307.

English services, Napoleon's opinions on the, Josephine, Napoleon's letters to, 40; arrives at

136.

English travellers, seizure of, 199.

Erfurth, meeting of Napoleon and Alexander

at, 315; a French army collected at, 421.
Essling and Aspern, the battles of, 349.
Eugène defeated in Italy by the Austrians, 345;
Napoleon's interview with, on Josephine's
divorce, 365; Eugène succeeds Murat as com-
mander-in-chief of the army in Russia, 420.
Europe, plan for the division of, 295.
Eylau, the Russians defeated at, 259.

Fascination, Napoleon's powers of, 181.
Fontainebleau, Napoleon at, 467; the treaty of,

483.

Fox, Napoleon's friend, Charles James, 141;
death of, 244.

France, the war enthusiasm of, 201; new coali-
tion against, 245; public works throughout,

head-quarters, 63; sets out to meet Napoleon
on his return from Egypt, but misses him on
the road, 120; Napoleon becomes jealous of
her, 121; is reconciled to her, 122; married
in private to Napoleon, by the Pope, 217;
crowned at Nôtre Dame, 218; Napoleon's
letters to, 236, 251, and 261; suggestions to
Napoleon to divorce Josephine, 317; divorce
of, 363; quits the Tuileries, 367; Napoleon's
lasting respect for, 371; his last interview
with, 468; death of, 489.

Kalouga, advance on, 403.

King of Rome, birth of, 375; childhood of the,
377; Napoleon's letters to, 593.
King of Spain, who shall be? 303; Joseph
Bonaparte made, 307.

Las Casas removed from St. Helena, 573.

ANALYTICAL INDEX.

La Vendée, the civil war in, 138.
Legion of Honour, institution of the, 187.
Legitimacy, discussion on, 587.

Leipsic, the terrible battle of, 445; the Allies
enter, 449.

Lobau, the French intrenched at, 351.
Lodi, battle of, 41.

Lombardy, the crown of, given to Napoleon,
221.

Lonato and Castiglione, battles of, 51.
Longwood, Napoleon's removal to, 561; dilapi-
dated state of, 575.

Louis Bonaparte, married to Hortense Beauhar-
nais, 183; made King of Holland, 275; abdi-
cates the throne of Holland, 373.
Louis Napoleon, the parents of, 183.
Louis XVIII., Napoleon's correspondence with,
143; flies from Paris, 507.

Lowe, Sir Hudson, and Napoleon, 567; cruelty
of, 591.

Lucien Bonaparte, Napoleon's interview with,

298.

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Malet's attempt in Paris, 407.

Malmaison, Napoleon retires in disguise to, 535.
Malta, the English unwilling to give up, 193.
Mamelukes, charges of the, 89.
Mantua, siege of, 49; capitulation of, 65.
Marengo, the Austrians defeated at, 155.
Maria Louisa's marriage with Napoleon solem-
nized at Vienna, 370; she is met by Napoleon
near Compiègne, 370; visits, with Napoleon,
the northern parts of France, invested with
the regency, 459; takes her last leave of
Napoleon, 459; distress of the Empress, 485.
Marmont, Marshal, goes over to the Allies, 475.
Marseilles, the Bonaparte family take refuge at,

19.

Mayence, the French army at, 452.
Mercy, Napoleon's exercise of, 145.
Metternich has an interview with Napoleon, 312;
offers proposals for peace, 427.

Milan, Napoleon's entrance into, 43; a second
time, 158; crowned King of Lombardy there,
220; the decree, 295.

Ministers, Napoleon's selection of, 135.
Monotonous life at St. Helena, 559.
Montenotte, battle of, 37.

Moore, Napoleon sets out in pursuit of the British
leader, 326.

Moreau, Napoleon's distrust of, 122; Moreau

and the army of the Rhine, 149; arrest of, 207;
death of, 439.

Moscow reached, 399; the burning of, 401; the
French quit, 403.

Moskwa, the French arrive at the river, 395.

Mother, influence of Napoleon's, over him, 35.
Mourad Bey, conspiracy of, 97.
Munich, Napoleon enters, 231.

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Murat and Berthier opposed to the Russian expe-
dition, 385; Murat appointed to the com-
mand of the army in Russia after Napoleon's
departure for Paris, 415; ingratitude of, 419;
defeated, taken prisoner, and shot, 511.

Naples, the King of, 419.

Napoleon, his descent and parents, 3; his brothers
and sisters, 4; his taciturnity and irritability
as a child, 4; his mother's character, 4; his
first sweetheart, 5; is admitted to the military
school at Brienne, 5; his love of severe study,
6; his fortification of snow, 7; his intimacy
with General Paoli, 7; is taught mathematics
by Pichegru, 8; anecdote of his writing mas-
ter, 8; his faculty of intense and continuous
exertion, 9; receives the appointment of second
lieutenant in the artillery, 10; dubbed by a
young lady, "Puss in Boots," 10; repairs
to Valence, 10; his attachment for Mdlle. de
Colombier, 10; at Lyons, 11; receives at-
tention there and repays it afterwards, 11;
at Auxonne, 12; at M. Neckar's entertain-
ments, Paris, 12; returns to Corsica, 14; ar-
rested, taken to Paris, and acquitted, 15; his
magnanimous revenge on Salicetti, 15; wit-
nesses the attack of the mob on the Tuileries,
16; again in Corsica, 18; makes an attempt
on the island of Sardinia, 18; his interview
with Paoli, 18; joins himself to the French
party, 18; his family banished the island, 19;
proceeds with them to Marseilles, 19; made
brigadier-general, and has the command of the
artillery train at Toulon, 19; carries on the
siege with energy, 20; takes Little Gibraltar,
and Toulon falls, 23; in the South, 23; seeks
employment in Paris, 25; introduced by
Barras to the Convention, 28; they give him
the command of the troops in Paris, 28; de-
feats the insurgents, 29; appointed by the
Directory commander-in-chief of the interior,
29; becomes acquainted with Eugène Beau-
harnais and his mother Josephine, 31; is mar-
ried to her, 32; appointed to the command
of the Army of Italy, 33; influence of his
mother on him, 35; defeats the Austrians at
Montenotte, 37; makes peace with Sardinia,
39; pursues the Austrians, 40; his letters to
Josephine, 40; defeats Beaulieu at Lodi, 42;
enters Milan, 43; the Directory and he, 45;
crushes Pavia, 47; lays siege to Mantua, 50;
abandons it, and defeats Wurmser at Lonato
and Castiglione, 51; again at Roveredo and
Bassano, 53; in want of reinforcements, 55;
routs the Austrians, under Alvinzi, at Arcola,
60; a predestinarian, 61; gains the battle of
Rivoli, and Wurmser surrenders Mantua to
him, 65; pursues the Austrians and advances
on Vienna, 71; signs the preliminaries of a
treaty of peace with the Emperor of Austria,
72; enters Venice, and proclaims a popular
government, 73; concludes the treaty of
Campo Formio, 75; returns to Paris, 77; his

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