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Tango0116 Apr 2018 11:36 a.m. PST

….. 1815-1840 by Philip Dwyer the making of a lost messiah

"In July 1815 thousands of spectators flocked to Torbay, then Plymouth to catch a glimpse of the captive Napoleon as he paced the decks of HMS Bellerophon. They cheered and waved handkerchiefs and he raised his hat and bowed in response to this adulation from men and women who had been taught to revile him as an upstart, blackguard and warmonger. Hundreds of small boats swarmed around the Bellerophon; warning shots had to be fired to keep them at bay, causing some to overturn, drowning their occupants…."
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Armand

Gazzola17 Apr 2018 6:49 a.m. PST

Tango01

That is very interesting and revealing:
'who had been taught to revile him as an upstart, blackguard and warmonger'

'taught' as in brainwashed. The truth at last, eh? LOL

Tango0117 Apr 2018 11:04 a.m. PST

(smile)

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Armand

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