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" we will live " on the past: there is enough in it to satisfy us. " Do we not enjoy the life of Caesar and that of " Alexander ? We shall possess still more, you will " re-peruse yourself, Sire!" " Be it so !" rejoined Napoleon ;  "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 547
1823
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Mémorial de Sainte Hélène: Journal of the Private Life and Conversations of ...

Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné comte de Las Cases - 1823
...will live " on the past : there is enough of it to satisfy us. " Do we not enjoy the life of Caesar and that of " Alexander? We shall possess still more,...fulfil " his destinies ; this is my grand doctrine :* * The following is a document, which the above circumstance contributes to render still more precious...
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The Napoleon Anecdotes: Illustrating the Mental Energies of the ..., Volume 3

William Henry Ireland - 1823
...we will live on the past : there is enough of it to satisfy us. Do we not enjoy the life of Caesar and that of Alexander? We shall possess still more ; you will reperuse yourself, sire 1" " Be it so!" rejoined Napoleon; " we will write our memoirs. Yes, we must be employed; for occupation...
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The Life, Exile, and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon, Volume 1

Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné comte de Las Cases - 1835
...will live " on the past: there is enough in it to satisfy us. " Do we not enjoy the life of Caesar and that of " Alexander ? We shall possess still more,...fulfil "his destinies; this is my grand doctrine:* * The following is a document, which the above circumstance contributes to render still more precious...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Napoleon Buonaparte

Sir Walter Scott - 1835
...we will live on the past ; there is enough in it to satisfy us. Do we not enjoy the life of Cicsar and that of Alexander ? We shall possess still more...employed ; for occupation is the scythe of time.'" LAS CASES, tip 57.] 3 [" Speaking of Napoleon's wish for an interview with the Prince Regent, Lord...
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The Life, Exile, and Conversations of the Emperor Napoleon, Volume 1

Emmanuel-Auguste-Dieudonné comte de Las Cases - 1835
...will live " on the past: there is enough in it to satisfy us. " Do we not enjoy the life of Caesar and that of " Alexander? We shall possess still more,...you will " re-peruse yourself, Sire !" " Be it so !" rejoinjed Napoleon ; " we will write our memoirs. Yes, " we must be employed ; for occupation is...
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The History of Napoleon, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - 1841 - 549 pages
...listened quietly to the arguments Las Casas brought against a voluntary death, and ended with saying,"A man ought to fulfil his destinies; this is my grand doctrine: let mine also be accomplished." He suffered from bad health and depression for two days, and did not appear on deck, 01 at breakfast...
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History of Napoleon: From the French of M. Laurent de L'Ardeche ..., Volume 2

Paul Mathieu Laurent (called de l'Ardèche) - 1843
...we will live on the past : there is enough in it to satisfy us. Do we not enjoy the life of Caesar and that of Alexander ? We shall possess still more,...memoirs. Yes, we must be employed ; for occupation is the sc}'the of Time. After all, a man ought to fulfil his destinies ; this is my grand doctrine : let mine...
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Life of Napoleon Buonaparte: With a Preliminary View of the French ..., Volume 5

Sir Walter Scott - 1843
...we will live on the past ; there is enough in it to satisfy us. Do we not enjoy the life of Csesar and that of Alexander? We shall possess still more...Napoleon, ' we will write our memoirs. Yes, we must he employed ; for occupation is the scythe of time.' " LAS CASES, tom, i., p. 57. 2 " Sneaking...
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The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Volume 3

William Hazlitt - 1847
...we will live on the past : there is enough of it to satisfy us. Do we not enjoy the life of Csesar and that of Alexander? We shall possess still more,...be employed ; for occupation is the scythe of time. A man ought to fulfil his destiny : this is my grand doctrine : let mine also be accomplished !" Resuming...
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The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Volume 4

William Hazlitt - 1852
...that of Alexander ? We shall possess still more, you will re-peruse youself, sire I" " Be it so I" rejoined Napoleon, " we will write our memoirs. Yes. we must be employed; for occupation is the^ pfjfcime. ~ A man ought to fulfil Jhis^dgstiny: this is ^my~g^ahd^ctHneTlei_muife_,also be accomplished...
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