Excerpt from History of the French Revolutions From 1789 to 1852, Vol. 3
To the vengeance of domineering conquerors, and out of which his stalwart arm alone might be expected hapl y to extricate it. Accommodating himself, however, to his altered condition, and as if to mark his conviction that he had ceased to be the monarch, and could aspire henceforth only to be the first citizen, and per adventure the defender of France, he turned aside from the regal palace of the Tuileries, and alighted at the more humble mansion of the Elysee Bourbon. In this, doubtless, he acted discreetly, although it was an artifice which served neither to cajole nor to.
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