After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819
Major W. E Frye
Part 8 out of 8
De Watteville: disbands his army.
Delille, Abbe, his poetry.
De Boigne, General: his great services to Scindiah,
unjustly accused of treachery towards Tippoo Sahb.
Didier: handed over by the Sardinian Government to the French,
his execution at Grenoble.
Dijon: the town,
Dionigi, Mme: literary and artistic attainments of.
Dresden: The Japanischer Palast,
bridge over the Elbe;
title of "Rath";
Duchesnois, Mlle: fine acting of.
Egypt: striking testimony to the good done by the French in.
Ehrenbreitstein: flying bridge,
great natural strength;
beauty of women of.
Ellis, Col. Sir H.: perishes at Waterloo.
ingratitude to Napoleon;
their foolish expectations;
efforts to cause restoration of lands formerly theirs.
Erfurt: legend of Count Gleichen.
Espinassy, General: republican principles of.
Eton: principles instilled into boys at.
Eustace, Mr: examples of his credulity and bigotry.
Hugo and Parisina;
relics of Ariosto;
MSS of Ariosto, Tasso, Guarini;
Hospital of St Anna.
Firmin: acting of.
Fleurus: Prussian army defeated at.
il Sasso di Dante;
paintings and sculpture;
portraits of sovereigns;
remarkable imitations in wax of human anatomy;
thickness of walls of houses;
beauty of the women;
Italian fondness for gaudy colours;
Canova's monument to Alfieri;
Church of Santa Croce;
the Florentine Westminster Abbey;
story illustrating Florentine life.
Fouche: complains of the conduct of the Allies.
inauguration of Roman Caesars in the Roemer;
the Golden Bull;
portraits of the Emperors;
adaptation of German language to music;
political opinion in;
dislike to Austria.
French Revolution: worst excesses of, surpassed.
Galileo: monument erected to, in church of Santa Croce.
Gauthier, M.: exiled to Lausanne.
Fort de l'Ecluse;
sentiments of Genevese towards Napoleon and the Revolution;
literary aptitude of Genevese;
attachment to their country;
French refugees refused an asylum in;
admitted into Helvetic Confederation.
Genoa: the women of,
peculiarities of the streets;
bridge of Carignano;
Georges, Mlle: fine acting of,
her rendering of "Agrippina";
plays the part of "Clytemnestra," supported by her sister as "Iphigenie".
Ghent: Court of Louis XVIII at.
Girolamo, Signor: anecdote of.
Godesberg: interesting ruins near.
Granet: remarkable pictures by.
Grassini: singing of.
Grillparzer, author of the tragedy "Sappho".
Grotto of Pausilippo.
Grotto del Cane.
Guerin: pictures by, in Palais du Luxembourg.
Helvetic Confederation: guaranteed by the Allied Powers in 1814,
Geneva admitted into.
Hockheim; Rhenish wines.
Holland: feeling towards the House of Orange,
regret at loss of Cape of Good Hope and Ceylon.
Hougoumont: Bulow and Blucher march to the assistance of the English at
Hulin, General: cashiers a Prussian officer in the French service.
India: Frye's travels in.
Innspruck: the Hofkirche,
statues of kings and princes connected with Maximilian I.
Kleber: statue of, in Palais du Luxembourg.
Klingmann, Philipp: plot of his tragedy "Faust".
Labedoyere: execution of.
Lacoste: acts as Napoleon's guide at Waterloo.
Lafayette: rebukes British Commissioner at the Conference.
Lafond: acting of.
Lafontaine, Augustus: comparison of works of, with the "Nouvelle Heloise"
La Harpe, General: influences Emperor of Russia in favour of the Vaudois.
Lamarque: sent by the Convention to arrest Dumouriez,
delivered over to the Austrians;
votes for Napoleon.
Landshut: Church of St Martin at.
Language: influence of, upon the poetry and plays of Italy, France,
England and Germany.
Lausanne: steep ascents,
beauty of environs;
Republican principles of;
intolerant discourse of minister.
Leipzig: Saxon troops go over to the Mies during the battle of,
unpopularity of the English in.
Leghorn: Hebrew families in,
Don Felipe III;
Liege: situation of,
commerce with Holland;
destroyed by Joseph II.
Linz: beauty of the women,
Lodi: interesting model in the Hotel des Invalides of battle of.
Louvre: works of art in,
stripping of, by the Allies.
Lucca: female servants,
feelings towards Napoleon;
character of inhabitants;
Montagne de St Pierre.
Machiavelli: entombed in church of Santa Croce.
Maffei: his "Polyphonte" compared with that of Voltaire.
Maitland, Captain: Napolean surrenders to.
monuments of the Gonzagas;
the T palace and gardens.
Marengo: the Battle of,
Commemoration column thrown down.
Maria Louisa: ordered to quit papal territory,
enthusiastic reception of, at Bologna;
victim of a strange theft.
Mars, Mlle: graceful acting of.
Massieu: pupil of the Abbe Sicard.
Michel Angelo: anecdote of.
Milan: _Teatro della Scala_,
the women of;
Porta del Sempione;
Italian comedy and audiences;
acting of La Pallerini.
Mittenwald: great raft,
Moelk: tradition of the Devil's Wall,
ruins of Castle of Dierenstein;
Richard Coeur de Lion.
Mont Cenis: description of the Chaussee.
Mont St. Jean: dreadful sight on plateau of.
Montefiascone: story of the _Vino d'Est_.
Morice, Colonel: death at Waterloo.
Munich: the King,
social life in;
Murat: Italian opinion of.
Namur: situation of,
Citadel demolished by Joseph II;
Napoleon: takes tribute of works of art from vanquished Governments,
calumniated by the _emigres_;
unjust aspersions on;
narrow escape from capture;
confident of success before Waterloo;
constructs Chaussee of Mont Cenis.
life of a man of fashion in;
Etruscan vases and papyri in museum;
effect of general ignorance.
Nelson, Lord: conduct towards Caraccioli,
Neuwied: University of.
Ney, Marshall: Wellington and Emperor of Russia refuse to interfere
in favour of
Church of St Anthony;
Palazzo della Giustizia;
tomb of Livy.
Paris: Louis XVIII in,
Kotzebue on the _Palais Royal_;
statues and paintings collected by the French Government;
productions at the Grand Opera;
Column of the _Place Vendome_;
Gardens of the Tuileries;
Chamber of Deputies;
models of the fortresses of France;
Picture Gallery of the Palais du Luxembourg;
frequency of quarrels between French and Prussian officers in the;
behaviour of English officers in;
masterpieces performed in the _Theatre francais_;
Ney shot in the Gardens of the Luxembourg.
Parma: "L'Amfiteatro Farnese",
birthplace of Cassius.
Passau: junction of the Danube, Inn and Illst.
advantages of living in.
Picton, Lieut-Genl Sir T.: perishes at Waterloo.
Piedmont: character of the lower classes of.
Pitt: credited with the invention of the sinking fund.
Pius VII: character and virtues of.
Temple of Isis;
antiquities removed to Museum of Portici.
bridge over the Mulda;
palaces of the Wallensteins and Colloredos;
St John Nepomucene;
Joseph II's ingenious method of extorting money from the Jews;
story of the Duchess Libussa.
Rafaelli: mosaic work of.
Rho: ancient tree.
Rome: censorship of books at the Dogana,
Arch of Constantine;
anecdote of Michel Angelo;
statue of St Peter;
masterpieces of sculpture in Capitoline Museum;
effect of the settling of foreign artists in;
Santa Maria Maggiore;
Church of St John Lateran;
La Scala Santa;
Column of Trajan;
baths of Diocletian;
masterpieces of art in the Vatican Museum;
statue of Jupiter Capitolinus;
stanze di Rafaello;
social life in;
post office defalcations;
races in the Corso;
Sovereigns and persons of distinction living in Rome in 1818;
illumination of St Peter's;
fireworks from Castle of St Angelo;
the brigand Barbone;
Savoy: character of inhabitants of.
Schoenbrunn: anecdote of Napoleon's son.
Schuyler, General: his reproof of General Burgoyne.
Scindiah: career of.
Sgricci, Signor: his genius for improvisation.
Sicard, Abbee; director of the Institution of the _Sourds-Muets_,
eulogises Sir Sidney Smith.
Simplon: road over the,
_maisons de refuge_.
the historian banished from Geneva.
Smith, Lucius F.: friend of De Boigne.
Smith, Sir Sidney: his eulogy of the Abbe Sicard.
Spoleto: ruins of ancient buildings.
St Cloud: favourite residence of Napoleon.
St Eustatius: pillaged by Admiral Rodney.
St Germain: depot for articles plundered by Prussian officers.
St Helena: injustice of Napoleon's banishment to.
Stewart, Lord: conduct of, at Conference of French Commissioners
with the Allies.
Taddei, Rosa: her talent for improvisation.
Talma, his ailing at the Theatre Francais.
Thorwaldsen: character of his genius.
Tivoli: the Villa d'Este,
Toelz: remarkable groups of figures in wood, representing
history of Christ.
Trevoux: scenery on the road between Macon and,
hotel-keeper's beautiful daughter.
Turin: Chapelle du Saint Suaire,
remarkable works of art in;
the King of Sardinia.
Tuscany: contrast with papal dominions,
fondness of Tuscan women for dress;
feeling towards Napoleon in;
character of the people;
house of Americo Vespucci.
Tyrol, the: general description of,
dress of the peasant women.
Valais: cretins of.
Vaud, Canton de: character of inhabitants of,
gratitude to France;
defends its independence;
hatred of French Royalists to.
Velino: remarkable cascade.
Venice: Canale Grande,
palaces of great families;
Piazza di San Marco;
Church of St Mark;
variety of costumes in;
social life in;
Verbruggen, H.: work of, in church of St Gudule, Brussels.
social advantages in.
Versailles: magnificence of.
"Vertraute Briefe" the.
Vienna: Art treasures of, respected by French Republican armies,
Visconte, Galeazzo: builds church of the Certosa.
Volnais, Mlle: Acting of.
Voltaire: his play, "Merope",
his benefactions to Ferney;
portraits of contemporaries in his chateau.
Walker, Adam: his lectures to Etonians stopped.
Wardle, Col.: republican principles of,
anonymous denunciation of.
Waterloo: French officer's remarks on.
Wellington: his confidence in the result of the campaign,
checks frequency of corporal punishment in the army.
Wilson, Maj.-Genl: accompanies Frye on a tour through the theatre of War.
Wilson, Sir R.: his charges against Napoleon.
Wirion: removed from office by Napoleon.
York, Duke of,
opposes frequent corporal punishment in the Army.
Zedera, Chevalier: political dispute with Genevese,
his journey with Frye to Italy;
his parting with Frye.
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