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of a remarkable conversation which the gallant officer had with Marshal Soult relative to Napoleon and his generals: "Grouchy," he said, could not command more than a few thousand men. I calculated (said Soult) the value of French generals by the number of men they were capablas 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 poire was no comparison." "Was he not a good and kind man also ?" Here Soult raised his head with great eagerness, and exclaimed in an emphatic rother! You! you menace Napoleon! Oh, Sire! you shock me." (Here Soult put himself into the attitude, and used the same gestures as he hade.) Regnier.--"An excellent officer." (I denied this, and gave Soult the history of his operations at Sabugal.) Soult replied that he waSoult replied that he was considered to be a great officer in France; but if what I said could not be controverted as to fact, he was not a great officer; his reputa