§668. Napoleon III, twice protector of the Pope (1849; 1867): VII-5.

VII-5 (§668):

The wine on the table shall be spread thence,
The third estate shall not have the table he pretended to prepare:
Twice Perugia, descendant of the king of Parma,
Shall do what he conceived against Pisa.

(Vin sur la table en sera espandu,
Le tiers, n'aura celle qu'il pretendoit:
Deux fois du noir de Parme descendu,
Perouse à Pize fera ce qu'il cuidoit.)

Notes: Noir: An anagram of ROY, King (Torné-Chavigny, 1861, p.13).

The King of Parma: « Napoleon I, King of Italy and husband of Marie-Louise, later duchess of Parma » (Vignois, 1910, p.391).

Descendant of the King of Parma: Napoleon III (Vignois,id.).

Perouse: As in apposition to the “descendant of the king of Parma”, it signifies Napoleon III in behalf of the Pope, Perugia having been a pontifical estate.

Against Pisa: Against the Italian revolutionaries, Pize or Pise having the sense of pis (worse), pire (worse) (Vignois,id.).

The table he pretended to prepare: « That war between Sardinia and Austria was merely a question of time became apparent to everyone toward the end of the fifties. Fortunately for Sardinia, Austria's position was an isolated one owing to the enmity which her attitude during the Crimean War had won for her from Russia, and her inborn jealousy and distrust of Prussia. It was not long before Russian men-of-war were to be seen in the Mediterranean, and Napoleon's efforts on behalf of France were no less successful. The cautious emperor Napoleon might not have been so ready to champion the weaker side had it not been for the attempt on his life made by Orsini. The emperor had once held close relations with the Italian patriots, had even been a member of an Italian secret society, and now [Jan. 1858], regarded by his former associates as a traitor to their cause, he was condemned by them to death.» (HH, IX, p.603).

Twice: 1°« [July 2, 1849]. A matter concerning a foreign nation had caused the latter conflict. The European revolutions, to which the revolution of February had given birth, had been promptly put down by the kings whom they had alarmed. Already Austria, victorious in Hungary, thanks to the Russians, had defeated the king of Sardinia, Charles Albert, at Novara; and Lombardy had again fallen into its power. The republic proclaimed at Rome, after the flight of the pope, vainly endeavoured to make the walls of the Holy City the last rampart of the independence of the peninsula. Victorious for an instant, six months before, Italy had refused the aid of France; now that she was vanquished and threatened by a heavier yoke, policy, and the solicitations of the Catholics who were then dominant in the chamber and the ministry, made it a duty of the government to protect the Italian peninsula and the holy see against the revolutionaries who wished to suppress the pope's temporal royalty. An army commanded by General Oudinot was sent into Italy to restore Rome to the pontiff. The republicans of Paris endeavoured by an insurrection to save the republic of Rome. A member of the former provisional government, Ledru-Rollin was with them. On the 13th of June, 1849, a timely display of troops nipped the rising in the bud. This riot cost the party its leaders, who were condemned by the high court of Versailles, and the Romans their last hope. On the 2nd of July General Oudinot, after showing the utmost discretion in the siege of the place, entered Rome, where the pope was reinstated. The legislative assembly, which had succeeded the constituent assembly, May 28th, 1849, although less unanimous on this question, nevertheless approved the president's conduct and it was decided that the troops should remain in Rome for the protection of the pope. From that day France had one arm occupied in Italy.» (HH, XIII, p.112-113).

2°« [Oct. 30, 1867]. The reported Roman insurrection consisted in an attempt at rebellion by a hundred youths led by Cairoli, which not being seconded by the people, was easily quelled. The misfortune of the first attempt did not quench the ardour of the patriots nor temper the audacity of the leaders of the enterprise. A victory gained October 25th by Garibaldi at Monterotondo over the papal troops fomented the enthusiasm of the insurgent youths so that they feared no danger, nor were they checked by any obstacle... The Châssepots had conquered; the compact of September was destroyed; Rome was once more in the hands of the French, and Turin wept for a sacrifice which had been in vain. The royal troops commanded by Cadorna remained in the pontifical territories, but the French minister having protested against this occupation, the government, not wishing further to aggravate an already strained situation, ordered them to be recalled » (HH, IX, p.619).
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