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s of the campaign; he neglected his orders at Quatre Bras, and again at Waterloo; he attacked Wellington's position beyond Haye Saint contrary to orders and too soon; but he is dead; he was unfortunate. I do not like to speak of his errors. Hoche.--Soult knew him well. "I was with him," he said, "when he died; he was poisoned by the Directory; I thought so at the time; I think so still." Napoleon--"Marshal ! Was not Napoleon the greatest genius of all the men France produced ?" "Ah ! amongst the greatest of generals by nature, but likely to become so by study and practice, when he was killed." Kleber.--"Knew him perfectly; colossal in body, colossal in mind. He was the god of war; Mars in human shape. He knew more than Hoche, more than Desaix; he was a greater general, but he was idle, indolent, and would not work." Berthier and Clarke.--"Old women--Catins. The Emperor knew them and their talents; they were fit for tools, machines, good for writing down his orde