'Refutation' of Walter Scott's Life of Napoleon

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Friday, 14 September 1827: "Read a Refutation as it calls itself of Napoleon"s history. It is so very polite and accomodating that every third word is a concession -- the work of a man able to judge distinctly on specific facts but erroneous in his general results. He will say the same of me perhaps."

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Source ed. conjectures that text read 'probably Refutation de le [sic] Vie de Napoleon de Sir Walter Scott, by Jean Francois Caze, 1827' (p.351 n.7).

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Accessed on 2020/05/31 22:02:20

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Source ed. conjectures that text read 'probably Refutation de le [sic] Vie de Napoleon de Sir Walter Scott, by Jean Francois Caze, 1827' (p.351 n.7).

How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/87335
Accessed on 2020/05/31 22:02:20

Related place
Scotland
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Scott, Walter
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The Journal of Sir Walter Scott
Related place
Scotland
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