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LONDON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1896.

To detail the manner of life of the French officer

in the enemy's country would occupy too much CONTENTS.-N° 210.

space; but it is important to notice the plain NOTES :-Napoleon I.: La Grande Armée, 1- Portrait of admissions made by General Fantin of the extra

Jeremy Taylor, 4–The Sea-Serpent—Mottoes for Sundiato ordinary extent to which marauding was carried -Polk-lore-Matthew Arnold's Cromwell,' 5–M.B.

Coats by the French armies, and the manner in which -Oral Tradition-Happy Text-Cryptogram, 6.

it recoiled upon them. The author writes, in 1805,

at Zusmorsbausen :QUERIES :-Spider Folk-lore-Taafe-R. Cosway-French

Bibles - Dictionnaire des Girouettes,' 7 - Symonds's “ Nous sommes ici en Bavière, pays dont nous devons • Works'-Sargeaunt - Owres Lightship – Motto-Hall- être les alliés et les libérateurs, et je vois avec peine que Samaden-Reports of Cromwell's Commanders-Our Lady nos soldats se conduisent en ennemis...... I me semble of Hate-New Testament, Bishops' Version, 8-Swinderton que, par des exemples de sevérité, on pourrait arrêter ces -Poem Wanted~" Brucolaques," 9.

desordres, qui ne peuvent avoir que des suites funestes," REPLIES :-Vatican Emerald, 9-Maypoles, 10—Smoking prophesying thoroughly the frightful murders and in Church, 11– A Newspaper Editor's Reminiscences' reprisals afterwards described in the Peninsular Homer: Omar Armorial Seal -- Rev. Dr. Glasse-W: campaigns. In 1806 the general alludes to the Thompson-A Shower of Wheat—"Comfortable," 12—Pitt Club-Weldon-Convent of Chaillot -The Sporting Dog of systematic inroads of the army into the cellars of the Ancient Britons, 13–Human Sacrifice" Battletwig,” the Austrian peasants, and in 1807, after Eylau, &c., 14–Canaletto-Leitchtown and Gartur Arms, 15– when in cantonments at Guttstadt, upon the Alle, St. Sampson-Foxglove, 16-Parish Councils and Records to the organized system of marauding in vogue, -“Woful"-"Luck Money.” 17– Keats's. Ode to a Night bringing terrible results to the miserable inhabitRousby," 18–Hawtayne-Banishment of Barl of Somer- ants and strife among the different branches of the

French service. Later on, in Spain, nothing is

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nos soldats ont contracté depuis longtemps, et •Folk-Phrases'-Hooper's Church of St. Peter of Mancroft, Norwich.'

qu'ils ont à peine réprimé en traversant leur patrie,”

the fear being lest it should revive, and exasperate Notices to Correspondents.

"un peuple fier et irascible." In Portugal, in

1809, the general mentions the series of assasPotes.

sipations by and reprisals upon the desperate in

babitants, winding up with the pitby remark, “Au NAPOLEON I.: LA GRANDE ARMÉE. diable la gloire quand elle mène à la potence.” I have been reading the “ Journal du Général He sums up the position of the French in Spain Fantin des Odoards : Étapes d'an Officier de la with a little Gallic vanity, saying that while in Grande Armée, 1800–1830,” Librairie Plon, 1895. other countries the women had been constantly on This is a most interesting book, written by a man of the side of the conquerors, in the bated Peningala refinement and a keen observer of things both great even "nous sommes détestés même des filles and small. The general gives us a description of publiques que nous enrichissons." certain of the campaigns of Napoleon, as written The allusions of General Fantin to his chiefs are by a young officer who passed nearly the whole of not numerous. For the Emperor, of whose Guard that period of his career with bis regiment. While he was for a time an officer, he has always the the romance of courts is but little touched upon, most devoted admiration ; but of him he gives and the greater operations of war are not alluded to pothing that we do not already know. As in critically from the point of view of the commander, honour bound, he is convinced of the divine mission the work is the more interesting because it deals of Napoleon to subdue Europe ; and, speaking of with the wars of the Empire from the observation of Austerlitz and the Russian losses, adds, “Uno a simple captain, and is taken in many respects leçon si vertement donnée paraît donc devoir être from a stand point different from those of Marbot fructueuse, et dégoûter pour longtemps les bordes and Thiébault. There are many points which are du nord de se mêler des affaires du midi do critically dealt with ; and while much detail is in l'Europe.” To the ambitious schemes of Soult he a singlo volume necessarily omitted, there are gives some space, and he aims a dart at the enmity several features which delineate clearly the cha- between that marsbal and Ney, while he denounces racteristics of the better class of French officer of the artifice of Marat employed to gain possession that day. The book also throws a decisive light on of the all-important bridge over the Danube in the Emperor's methods of warfare, particularly as 1805. He also mentions, with the business-like the general treats everything in a plain business- regret of a soldier of fortune, the light hand like fashion, marked almost throughout by an exercised by Saint Cyr over the inhabitants of absence of that sentiment which has given too bigb Dresden in 1813. He makes a droll allusion to a colour to other similar memoirs.

the plebeian character of Marsbal Lefebvre, who

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