The Modern Regime, vol 1
I. Napoleon's Past and Personality.
He is of another race and another century. - Origin of his paternal family. - Transplanted to Corsica. - His maternal family. - Laetitia Ramolino. - Persistence of Corsican souvenirs in Napoleon's mind. - His youthful sentiments regarding Corsica and France. - Indications found in his early compositions and in his style. - Current monarchical or democratic ideas have no hold on him. - His impressions of the 20th of June and