France in the Nineteenth Century

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Extract-Louis XVIII. in 1815 returned to his throne, borne on the shoulders of foreign soldiers, after the fight at Waterloo. The allied armies had a second time entered France to make her pass under the saws and harrows of humiliation. Paris was gay, for money was spent freely by the invading strangers. Sacrifices on the altar of the Emperor were over; enthusiasm for the extension of the great ideas of the Revolution had passed away; a new generation had been born which cared more for material prosperity than for such ideas; the foundation of many fortunes had been laid; mothers who dreaded the conscription, and men weary of war and politics, drew a long breath, and did not regret the loss of that which had animated a preceding generation, in a view of a peace which was to bring wealth, comfort, and tranquillity into their own homes. This is a full-length, quality digitized book. France in the Nineteenth Century, by Elizabeth Latimer, is packaged with an easy to use functional book reader which means you can down load the App and start reading. This is a full length ebook version of this title. Further details of distribution rights and copyright ownership are available at www.digimediaapps.com/license.aspx ******* Features include ********** - Flick or click Scroll up/down - Opens up where you left off reading - Variable font size - Portrait and Landscape mode - Table of Contents for easy navigation between chapters - Set bookmarks to remember marked sections
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France in the Nineteenth Century