Napoleonic

Definitions

  • Weeping Willow. Napoleon's Willow
    Weeping Willow. Napoleon's Willow
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Napoleonic of or relating to or like Napoleon Bonaparte "Napoleonic Wars"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: An American urologist bought Napoleon's penis for $40,000.
    • a Napoleonic Of or pertaining to Napoleon I., or his family; resembling, or having the qualities of, Napoleon I.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Dominique Larrey, Napoleon's chief surgeon, could amputate a leg in 13 seconds.
    • Napoleonic Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of either of the emperors Napoleon (Napoleon I. (Bonaparte), born 1768 or 1769, died 1821, and Napoleon III., born 1808, died 1873), or their dynasty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Napoleon constructed his battle plans in a sandbox.
    • adj Napoleonic relating to Napoleon I. or III., the Great or the Little
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Quotations

  • Salvador Dali
    Salvador%20Dali
    “At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.”
  • Alexander Herzen
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    “It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Napoleon affords us an example of the danger of elevating one's self to the absolute, and sacrificing everything to the carrying out of an idea.”
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous%20Huxley
    “To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Napoleon for the sake of a good name broke in pieces half the world.”
  • Aldous Huxley
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    “So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, the Caesars and Napoleons will arise to make them miserable.”

Usage

In literature:

Now, I ask you, if Napoleon I. could not save the state, how can Napoleon II.
"Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II" by Pierre Antoine Edouard Fleury de Chaboulon
While she maintained large fleets until after the Napoleonic Wars, she was never again truly formidable as a naval power.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
It opens with the death of Mirabeau and closes with the death of Napoleon.
"The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851" by Various
ROSE, "NAPOLEON" = "Life of Napoleon," by J. H. Rose.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
Of this, the eventful life of Napoleon furnishes a striking example.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 3, July, 1851" by Various
While Malmesbury was negotiating indeed France was roused to new dreams of conquest by the victories of Napoleon Buonaparte.
"History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)" by John Richard Green
Greater than Caesar, greater than Alexander is the name of Napoleon.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
War, as Napoleon said, is a business of positions.
"Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812" by Alfred Thayer Mahan
In the course of the intervening five years the empire of Napoleon III.
"Studies in Literature and History" by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
He knew nothing, of course, of Napoleon's plans and ideas save what Emery had told him.
"The Bronze Eagle" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
From that time Napoleon's name became familiar to the French people.
"The Two Great Retreats of History" by George Grote
Napoleon had a property which in case of war, he was likely to lose.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8" by Various
Napoleon, King of Rome, son of Napoleon I., 145, 165.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
They led a life of unsupportable tyranny under the rod of Napoleon.
"Before and after Waterloo" by Edward Stanley
She was the spirit of the enigma, the very personification of the Napoleonic sphinx.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Has he the enigma of modern times to solve, Napoleon I?
"The Origins and Destiny of Imperial Britain" by J. A. Cramb
She impudently arrayed herself in the crown diamonds and appeared at the reception given to Napoleon.
"Women of Modern France (Illustrated)" by Hugo Paul Thieme (1870-1940)
But if France draws the sword again in the ambition of Napoleon, she will exhibit to the world only the fate of Napoleon.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, No. 359, September 1845" by Various
She hailed with delight the overthrow of Napoleon, which opened to her the way to Paris.
"Lives of Celebrated Women" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
Here Napoleon the Great was crowned, and Napoleon III.
"Zigzag Journeys in Europe" by Hezekiah Butterworth
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In poetry:

Napoleon looked upon France and said:
"What is the result of reign of mine?"
And seeing his glory shed,
A light cast down upon his mind.
"Napoleon" by Nikoloz Baratashvili
“Hail Caesar!”—While Napoleon’s star
From yon horizon beams “Farewell!”
Setting in exile,—where, afar,
The children of St. Louis dwell.
"Ave Caesar! Morituri Te Salutant" by Mary Hannay Foott
Not Caesar's genius nor Napoleon's skill
Gave him proud mast'ry o'er the trembling earth;
But great in honesty, and sense and will--
He was the "man of worth."
"Arms And The Man - Pater Patrae" by James Barron Hope
That — a memory of the struggles of our nation,
When England staunchly stay'd Napoleon's plan;
This — emblem of a younger generation
And the wondrous art of man.
"Then And Now" by Cicely Fox Smith
In his cradle slept and smiled
Thus the child
Who as Prince of Peace was hailed.
Thus anigh the mother breast,
Lulled to rest,
Child-Napoleon down the lilied river sailed.
"Mater Amabilis" by Emma Lazarus
The monarch mind, the mystery of commanding,
The birth-hour gift, the art Napoleon,
Of winning, fettering, moulding, wielding, banding
The hearts of millions till they move as one;
"Red Jacket" by Fitz-Greene Halleck

In news:

Stolen Letters From George Washington, Napoleon, Coming Back To Connecticut.
Chef's Corner : Veal Napoleon has three layers of fresh flavors.
Napoleon XIV Doin' The Napoleon They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa.
Strong defensive performance by Napoleon Wildcats.
0Highlights of Napoleon vs Maumee 9-28-12.
501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans Uptown LA.
Watch the Napoleon like dance moves this guy busts out for his school's talent show.
It's because of the Napoleon Avenue location.
Officials talk about and visit Napoleon facility.
Napoleon Wasn't Defeated by the Russians.
Posts Tagged 'restaurant napoleon .
Chef's Corner: Veal Napoleon has three layers of fresh flavors.
Napoleon 's Moscow Kremlin letter auctioned.
Former Oakland Raider Napoleon Harris to run for Congress.
The tale of Napoleon 's second wife.
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In science:

Napoleon’s Hat (North and South) in their figures.
Astrophysics in 2005
For example, over the ‘real numbers’ there are no equilateral triangles in the red or green geometries, so Napoleon’s theorem and Morley’s theorem will not have direct analogs.
Chromogeometry
The archaeological interest for Abusir aroused, as in general for all the ancient Egypt, after the Napoleon's campaign. The first survey of Abusir was made by John Perring in the 1830s .
Abusir: from Pliny the Elder to Google Maps
During the visit and the various lectures by Pontecorvo, a journalist asked: «Professor Pontecorvo, what do you think of the Gran Sasso Project proposed by Professor Zichichi? Many physicists consider it a useless Napoleonic venture with weak scientific content».
Time-Shift in the OPERA set-up: proof against superluminal neutrinos without the need of knowing the CERN-LNGS distance and Reminiscences on the origin of the Gran Sasso Lab, of the 3rd neutrino and of the "Teramo Anomaly"
Mongin applied game theory to a military decision made by Napol´eon before the battle of Waterloo, two centuries ago.
A Biased Review of Sociophysics
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