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Memoirs of Constant First Valet de Chambre of the Emperor, Vol. 2
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Excerpt from Memoirs of Constant First Valet De Chambre of the Emperor, Vol. 2: On the Private Life of Napoleon His Family and His Court Sum fixed by the Emperor for his toilet - The budgets retrenched - Settled notions of the Emperor concerning economies - Purveyors and agents responsible- Constant's carriage suppressed by the grand equerry and restored by the Emperor - The Emperor throwing books which displeased him into the fire Madame de Stael's book on Germany - The Emperor supervising the reading of his household - How the Emperor mounted a horse - The Emperor's favorite horses - The horse of Mont Saint-Bernard and Marengo put on a retiring pension - Intelligence and pride of one of the Emperor's Arabian horses - The Emperors pages taught riding and vaulting - The Emperor at the hunt - The stag saved by Josephine - Ill-temper and severity of one of the Empress's ladies of honor - Was the Emperor ever wounded at the chase? - Napoleon a bad shot - Hawking - The falconry sent by the King of Holland - The Emperors taste for the theatre - His predilections - The Emperor's literary conversations very profitable to Constant - Usage of tobacco - Popular errors - The Emperor's snuffboxes - The gazelles of Saint-Cloud - The Emperor not a skilful smoker - Constant gives him his first and only lesson on the pipe - Awkwardness and disgust of the Emperor - His opinion on smokers - The Emperor's costumes - The gray greatcoat - The aversion of the Emperor for changes of fashion - Constant's tricks to induce him to follow them - Elegance of the King of Naples Discussion on dress between the Emperor and Murat - Leger the tailor - The dress-coat and the black cravat - The Emperor's vests and breeches - Schoolboy habits About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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