The First Book of Napoleon
TYRANT OF THE EARTH:
IN THE 5813th YEAR OF THE WORLD, AND 1809th YEAR OF THE CHRISTIAN ERA,
ELIAKIM THE SCRIBE,
A DESCENDANT OF A MODERN BRANCH OF THE TRIBE OF LEVI; A RABBI EDUCATED IN THE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS OF THE SONS OF THE PROPHETS.
"Lo, and behold! a mean-born stranger shall come from afar and ye shall pay obeisance unto him, and fear him, and lick the dust under his feet, and tremble under his crown, which unto you shall be a crown of iron."
BOOK OF NAPOLEON, Chap. II. verse 14.
SOLD BY LONGMAN, HURST, REES, & ORME, AND J. J. STOCKDALE, PALL-MALL; P. HILL, EDINBURGH; AND M. KEENE, DUBLIN.
ADDRESS TO HIS READERS.
Charitable and Gentle Reader! to thee the Author of this Book has little to say, thy attributes being the godlike virtues of meekness and charity.
Pious and Religious Reader! let not thy feelings be offended, and withhold thy censure, until thou shalt find in these pages a single sentiment inconsistent with the spirit and principles of that holy religion which thou professest; and condemn not the feebly imitative manner of writing therein occasionally employed, until thou canst point out a language more impressive, or more appropriate, than that in imitation whereof these chapters are framed.
Readers in general! take warning from the awful examples, and profit by the Page:The First Book of Napoleon.djvu/10 Page:The First Book of Napoleon.djvu/11 Page:The First Book of Napoleon.djvu/12 Page:The First Book of Napoleon.djvu/13 Page:The First Book of Napoleon.djvu/14 CONTENTS. vii sellor pilots the vessel and weathers the #*orm.— 4. The vessel is brought into a safe harbour ; but the pilot thereof dieth, through his endeavours to save the vessel Page 00 CHAP. XV. 1. Mode of reforming the Commonwealth recommended,— 2. Warnings against violent and dangerous changes. — 3. Admonitions to the people of Albion in regard thereto 95 CHAP. XVI. 1. The parable of the Bear and the Monkey. — 2. The Monkey is suddenly changed into a Tyger, which de- voureth the Bear, and scattereth his flesh and his bones to the winds of heaven 100 CHAP. XVII. The Vision of Eliakim 104 CHAP. XVIII. The Vision Continued 108 CHAP. XIX. The End of the Vision 115 qpAP. xx. The warnings and admonitions which the Angel gave in commission, to be delivered unto the King of AU Page:The First Book of Napoleon.djvu/16
|Chap.||II,||verse||8,||for but read except.|
|———||III,||———||17,||— backs — ruins.|
|———||IV,||———||18,||— ways — designs.|
|———||IX,||———||23,||— overthrow none — overthrown one.|
|———||XII,||———||4,||— traiterous — traitorous|
|———||XIII,||———||37,||— infalliably — infallibly.|