” as they familiarly 鏉窞鎸夋懇閭ｅ濂?styled him amongst themselves. The Pope had been too grievously insulted and persecuted by Buonaparte for it to be possible for him to pronounce the former marriage invalid; had it not been also contrary to the canons of the Church to abrogate marriage, 鏉窞spa搴楄浆璁?which it regards as an entirely sacred and indissoluble ceremony. To remove this difficulty, it was stated to the Austrian family that Buonaparte’s marriage with Josephine had been merely a revolutionary marriage before a magistrate, and therefore no marriage at all鈥攖he fact being originally true, but it had ceased to be so some days 鏉窞妗戞嬁鏈嶅姟璁哄潧 previous to Buonaparte’s coronation, when, to remove the Pope’s objection, they had been privately married by Buonaparte’s uncle, Cardinal Fesch. The wedding took place at Vienna, on the 11th of March, 1810, and a few days afterwards the young 鏉窞榫欏嚖濞变箰鍦板浘缃?Empress set out for France, accompanied by the Queen of Naples. Buonaparte, who maintained the strictest etiquette at his Court, had had all the ceremonies which were to attend his marriage in Paris arranged with the most minute exactness. He then set out himself 鏉窞姘寸（缇?to meet his Austrian bride, very much in the manner that he had gone to meet the Pope. Near Soissons鈥攔iding alone, and in an ordinary dress鈥擝uonaparte met the carriage of his new wife, got in, and went on with her to Soissons and thence to the old chateau of Compi猫gne.
Soon after his marriage Buonaparte made a tour with his 鏉窞姘寸枟SPA Imperial bride. It was very much the same that he had made with Josephine shortly before their coronation鈥攏amely, through the northern provinces of France, through Belgium and Holland. He decided, during this journey, on the occasion of his uniting the 鏉窞娲楁荡鎸夋懇鏈嶅姟 part of the Low Countries called Zealand with the Department of the Mouths of the Scheldt, on annexing the whole country to France for ever. But whilst conversing with Louis Buonaparte, his Holland king-brother at Antwerp, he suddenly stumbled on a discovery 鏉窞涓嬫矙鍝湁涓嶆瑙剆pa of some daring proceedings of Fouch茅, his Minister of Police, which sent him back to Paris in haste, and ruined that subtle diplomatist with him. The arbitrary disposition displayed in this arrangement very soon produced consequences between Napoleon and his brothers which made more than ever manifest to the world that no law 鏉窞419缇?or consideration could any longer influence Napoleon; that his self-will was, and must be, his only guide. His brother Lucien, who had from the first refused to become one of his puppets, and who was leading a private life in Italy, received an intimation 鏉窞妗戞嬁澶滅敓娲昏鍧?from Fouch茅 that Napoleon meant to arrest and shut him up. In consequence of this friendly hint, Lucien fled from the Continent, and ultimately took refuge in England, where he purchased an estate near Ludlow, and there resided till 1814, when the fall of 鏉窞涓嶆瑙勫吇鐢熸寜鎽╂帹鑽?his brother permitted him to return to France. Lucien Buonaparte (the
ablest of the family next to Napoleon), now styled the Prince of Canino, from an estate which he purchased in Italy, and which the Pope raised to a principality, spent the three years in England in writing a poem entitled “Charlemagne; o