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CODE, NAPOLEON. The Code Civil of France, enacted into law during the reign of Napoleon, bore his name until the restoration of the Bourbons when it was deprived of that name, and it is now cited Code Civil.

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Though five minutes before, Prince Andrew had been able to say a few words to the soldiers who were carrying him, now with his eyes fixed straight on Napoleon, he was silent.
Visions of his father, wife, sister, and future son, and the tenderness he had felt the night before the battle, the figure of the insignificant little Napoleon, and above all this the lofty sky, formed the chief subjects of his delirious fancies.
He was already enjoying that happiness when that little Napoleon had suddenly appeared with his unsympathizing look of shortsighted delight at the misery of others, and doubts and torments had followed, and only the heavens promised peace.
Instead of him there were always a couple of orderlies--and that was all, excepting, of course, the generals and marshals whom Napoleon always took with him for the inspection of various localities, and for the sake of consultation generally.
But he's loyal to me and my dynasty,' said Napoleon of him.
Napoleon started, reflected, and said, 'You remind me of a third heart which loves me.
Following this analogy, if any man is found to carry with him the power and affections of vast numbers, if Napoleon is France, if Napoleon is Europe, it is because the people whom he sways are little Napoleons [i.
Kagan dispassionately dissects Napoleons failures as well as his successes--as was indeed Napoleon's own method when studying the ancients and Frederick the Great: "Read and meditate upon the wars of the greatest captains," he admonished.
When I launched the Pierre Herme pastry and chocolate business in 1997, The New York Times published a piece about it titled "The Pastry Emperor Who Marshals Napoleons.
Designed to impress the most discriminating friends and relatives, they range from stacked vegetable and cheese Napoleons to Coconut Shrimp and Lobster Tacos.
As pointed out in the discussion of the effect of gender on disposable income, female Napoleons are more likely to be self-selected achievers than female Boxers.