§ 623.Collapse of July monarchy by a shock from Sicily


19th century:

§623. Collapse of July monarchy by a shock from Sicily (1848): VIII-81.


The new empire in desolation,

It shall be a change of the northen city:

From Sicily shall come the emotion,

To trouble the authority of Philip as a subject.


(Le neuf empire en desolation,

Sera change du pole aquilonaire:

De la Sicile viendra l'esmotion,

Troubler l'amprinse à Philip tributaire.)


Keys to the reading:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
: = nouvel;


The new empire: Monarchy of July as newly erected by a subbranch of the Bourbons in 1830. Cf. « The new elevated veteran: = Louis-Philip» (§605, X-69) (cf. Torné-Chavigny,1860, p.63);


The new empire in desolation: Cf. « He and his reign shall cause such a wide indignation,That it shall be too late for him to recover» (§614, III-73);


Pole: This word with polle as its another form in the Prophecies may mean πολις (a city), besides its original pôle (pole, region);


Aquilonaire: Of Aquilon (the north wind). The 8 uses in all of the words Aquilon and aquilonaire in the Prophecies are in principle relativistic, i.e. northern in relation to its southern counterpart, except when they absolutely refer to Russia (VIII-15, IX-99), or as a phonetical metaphor (II-91, where Aquilon by its phonetic image in Japanese means the district of Hiroshima, anciently called AQUI (Briet, c.1640’s) or AKI (MacCarthy), whence AQUILO, AQUIJI, AKILO or AKIJI: the road of AQUI or of AKI). For example, England in relation to France of Napoleon I (II-68, X-86), Vienna in relation to the Ottoman Empire in 1683 (I-49);


Le pole aquilonaire: The northern city relating to Louis-Philip, Paris, an European city to the north of Sicily, the same as par aquilon (§605, X-69) signifying northwards, in relation to par midi, southwards;


L'amprinse: = l'emprise, Authority, influence; grip;


Tributaire: Who pays tribute to a seignior, a subject (Petit Robert);


Philip tributaire: King of the French Louis-Philip, who, according to the traditional law of succession, ought to be a subject of the legitimate head of the Bourbons, the duke of Bordeaux in 1830. He is called 'valet (valet,servant)' in the next quatrain (§624, VIII-82).


Its interpretation as « beneficiary of tribute» (Torné-Chavigny,id.) is just contrary to the correct sense of the word. The same reason excludes Ovason's interpretation that relates the quatrain to Philip V of Spain in saying that "Philip who received the tribute (he was tributaire) from Sardinia." (1997, p.235) But, "Philip tributaire" means the contrary, i.e. "Philip pays the tribute as a subject", and Philip V with the legitimacy internationally acknowledged of his crown filling a vacancy of the Spanish throne cannot be a subject of anyone. 


The new empire in desolation:
« 1847. France. - Crisis of the subsistences. Rarity of hard cash. Riots in Indre and in Buzançais (Jan.13). The bank issues 200 franc notes. Wheat of Russia comes in aid of us. - The apparent power of the ministry that has in the chamber the largest majority during these 17 years. Every proposition of reform is rejected: a majority of 98 votes against the project of electoral reform that demanded the abatement of census, the elevation of the minimum number of electors, the admission of the right of vote in virtue of special capacities, the increase of the number of deputies.- The processes of malpractice and corruption morally bit the government.- Reformiste propaganda by means of banquets in Paris, Mâcon and Lille. The discourse of Mr. Ledru-Rollin, in Lille, marked the radical tendencies far distant from the leaders of the dynastic opposition that demanded the reform.- Mr. Guizot becomes president of the cabinet which he directs in reality for 7 years (Sept.19)... The discourse of the crown, in the beginning of the session, has accused "the blind or hostile passions" (Dec.28).» (Dreyss, p. 814-815; 820).


Change of the northen city: From Sicily shall come the emotion, To trouble the authority of Philip: « 1848. Italy. - Revolt in Messina (Jan.6), then in Palermo, and soon in all the island. Bombardments of Palermo. The concessions offered by the king (Jan.18,19)» are refused; The Sicilians demand a national parliament in Palermo and consititue a provisory government. The revolution is conducted by the prince of Pantellaria, the marquises of Rudini and of Spedalotto, the major general don Ruggiero Settimo. Revolt in Naples on 27th.- The king promises a constitution on the basis of the French chart on 29th. Amnesty to all the political offenses since 1830 (Feb.1). The constitution promised to the Two-Sicilies is published on 10th.- The king of Sardinia, Charles-Albert, also promises a constitutional law (Feb.8).- In Tuscany, a riot at Livorno (Jan.6). The archduke accords a national representation with two chambers (Feb.11 and 15). Charles-Albert publishes the promised constitution (March 4).» (Dreyss, p. 822-823).


« 1848. France. - Ardor of propositions of reform overexcited by the happenings of Italy. Harsh discussions in the chamber of deputies concerning the right of assembly. Organization of a banquet of the 22nd district by 92 members of the opposition scheduled for 22nd (Feb.18). The deputies abandon on 21. Vote of accusation against the ministry, presented by the opposition (Tuesday, 22 Feb.). Beginning of the troubles; the new revolution of the three days.» (Dreyss, p. 820).


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Author:Koji Nihei Daijyo
We have covered 143 quatrains (§588-§730) concerning the World Events in the 19th century after Napoleonic ages [1821-1900] in the Prophecies of Nostradamus, and 218 in the 20th [1901-2000] (§731-§948).

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