Napoleon and Blucher

An historical Novel

Author: Louisa Mühlbach (Klara Muller)
Published: 1867
Language: English
Wordcount: 207,067 / 592 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.3
LoC Categories: CT, PT
Downloads: 878
mnybks.net#: 5218
Origin: gutenberg.org
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This is a continuation of the series entitled "Napoleon in Germany," of which "Louisa of Prussia" and "Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" are the first two volumes.

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. On to Paris! L. Departure of Maria Louisa LI. The Capitulation of Paris LII. Night and Morning near Paris LIII. Napoleon at Fontainebleau LIV. A Soul in Purgatory


NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER.
NAPOLEON AT DRESDEN.

CHAPTER I

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FREDERICK WILLIAM AND HARDENBERG.

It was a fine, warm day in May, 1812. The world was groaning under the yoke of Napoleon's tyranny. As a consolation for the hopeless year, came the laughing spring. Fields, forests, and meadows, were clad in beautiful verdure; flowers were blooming, and birds were singing everywhere--even at Charlottenburg, which King Frederick William formerly delighted to call his "pleasure palace," but which now was his house of mourning. At Charlottenburg, Frederick William had spent many and happy spring days with Queen Louisa; and when she was with him at this country-seat, it was indeed a pleasure palace.

The noble and beautiful queen was also now at Charlottenburg, but the king only felt her presence--he beheld her

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