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NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE.

“ Expende Annibalem :-quot libras in duce summo “ Invenies?

JUVENAL, Sat. X.

VOL. IV.

“ The Emperor Nepos was acknowledged by the Senate, by the Italians, and by the Provincials of Gaul ; his moral virtues, and military talents, were “ loudly celebrated ; and those who derived any pri“ vate benefit from his government, announced in “ prophetic strains the restoration of public felicity.

“ By this shameful abdication, he protracted his life “ a few years, in a very ambiguous state, between “ an Emperor and an Exile, till

Gibbon's Decline and Fall, vol. 6, p. 220.

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