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few years; they are too numerous to enumerate, my intelligent readers do not require it.
Note. This 9th verse is now.considerably strengthened by applying it to recent events ; for one throne has been cast down's and “placed," and the same throne likewise " cast down" and re« placed." Read the 9th. 10th, and 11th pages of the Introduction as a.“ with-held period. And since the pote was penned, the re-placed” throne has been "abdicated," or “cast down !' And afterwards given to the ablicated Monarch's son, Napoleon the Second !! And since, by the interference of foreign powers, resumed by Ludevicus !!! These are astonishing events, leading on to the awful period of “the time of the end."
My Readers must refer to the 11th page, for an explanation of the 25th verse of this 7th chapter, the latter part of which verse, in consequence of peculiar events I elucidate as folJows. “And they (the laws) shall be given into his hands, (that is) he shall be permitted to execute the laws) until (or while the period arrives of) a time and times, and the dividing of time.”
Mr. Bruce, in his Travels, observed in the head-dress of the Governors of Provinces, a large broad fillet bound upon the forehead, in which was a HORN, or a conical piece of silver, gilt, in the shape of our candle - extinguishers. The custom our Traveller conceives, will explain the .allusion made to it in Scripture. My Readers must therefore make their allusions wherever it is mentioned in the elucidation, particularly in the
12th page of the Introduction, wbere “ the hegoat has a notable horn between his eyes."
Verse 26th, 7th. chapter, " But the judgment shall sit (how strong the expression) and they (which we must now see to be the allied powers,
they who he had set up” were accessary) skall take away his (then) dominion, to couse and to destroy it (the said dominion) unto the end”-acomplete finishing of his then authority, power, reign, or dominion, and which is immediately prior to the commencement of "a time and times, and the dividing of time," three years
and a half. In the oth versc of the 8th chapter, 14th page is - And out of one of them came forth a lille horn." I am now strongly apprehensive, and from peculiar events, that the translation there is not perfcct, and that it ought to be. And out of tliem, or from them, CAMB FOÁTH a LITTLE HORN, or if the translation is accu. rate, it may mean that in consequence of one of them (Austria) camc forth a little horn. Rcfer to the preceding verse, and to the 22nd and 23rd, and it cannot but be acknowledged I am right in my opinion. Certain parts of the prophetic writings being inaccurately translated, they lead expositors into considerable error, great allowance therefore must be made on that account. It will be seen in the 16th page, that I have
" There cannot be a doubt but that the peace of Tilsit was a peace of policy," and I repeat it, that it certeinly was so. In a speech of Bonaparte's in an answer to an address of the Senate, December 20th, 1812, he says, war that I maintain with Russia is a war of po licy :" therefore, the prophetic word "policy" in a very peculiar manner applies to the expres sion : and perhaps his "policy" and craft”.
has a more general than particular signification.
The 22nd verse in the 17th page, says, now thul being broken” referring to the 8th verse, as the he-goat;" the explanation in the introduction will be found at the time when he was elisappointed in his views, or his purposes bro: kev. Various circumstances, might be add: ccd! ef his " disappointed views"but I wave them all, as it is well known that his “purposes were broken" when he gave up his power and “dominion," and retired to a small island in the Mediterranean. The Continental Papers inform us that“ Napolean has chosen for his arms a bee and a sleeping eagle, What a strong prophetic emblem ; and this at the time (or period) when he was broken, or “disappointed in his views.”
He who had been broken yet 6 shall stand up,” by carrying on the connexion to the middle clause of the 25th verse, is, we find " by peace (the consequence of) to destroy many ;" the peace to be effected prior to the last end of the indignation, and not the peace of Tilsit,
. circumstances, Peace of Paris. The expression in the 23d verses tangan tabe olie may intimate, that he had bean cast down.
Act of the provisional government. The relations just established between the ANied Powers, and the French Government, are of a nature to permit France being considered immediately as in a state of peace with them. (Peace was ratified at Paris on the 30th of May 1814.) And in their Address to the people at
the same time, they say,
« EVEN YET, PERHAPS HE DREAMS (has his visions) QF GIGANTIC DESIGNS."
Note npon Reading the Public Papers. The “gigantic designs of the busy“ bee” and “sleeping eagie" are now developed, for ont the 21st of March, 1815, lle re-entered Paris, after having beeh wat broken,” the prophetic word has therefore been completely fuifilled. It has cost England not less than 4 or 5 hundred milions of the " image with the mark and name upon it" (called Guineas), (MrRose, in the House of Commons, on the 10th of April, 1815, said, we had borrowed since 1808, £600,00,000! ! !) to have him o broken
1 or separated, and in the course of 20 days from his landing ypon the French coast he has been re-united with the very people we causedí? himp to be separated from.
Read the latter part of the 8th chapter of Dantel, beginning at the 19th verse, and let it be : read with a strong impression upon the mind, Urat “våt'the time appointed the end sball be."
Note. Laiter, part of the 25th yerse, “ He shall also (likew ise) stand up against the Prinde (singular number) of princes (plural number:) but he shall be broken without hand.” He having a second time abdicated the thicone is now broken without hand, pro-. bably meaning without having any assistance. This therefore is a more accurate elucidation than in the 18th page, and observe it is immediately after he had s destroyed many," andistood up against. the Prince of Princes.”
A-bad--on; or Napoleon having been broken, and the four horns having come up for it,”: be upon certain circumstances operating, changes, his prophetic character from a
he goat” in the former vision to be a'“rough goat” (violent) or a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences” in. the after vision.
The understanding of dark sentences by him probably means he coming to have poculiar
religious views, or an increase of understanding, so as to understand diffieult and dark texts, or sentences of scripture, (1 cannot see how “ dark sentences" can be otherwise applied,) bis capacious mind, from the retirement he has been cast into, leading him into serious reflections on his past conduct, and future operations; at which period, or in a particular given time, they (the Jews) will probably call him “the Lord our righteousness”(see 36th page). Examine the parts where “ Michael your Prince" is mentioned 10th chapter 21st verse, 12th chapter lst verse, and in the 7th verse, 12th chapter Revelations, they all appear pointed out as being at the last end of the indignation," or at the time appointed,"
NOTE. He has been a second time cast into retirement, as Abad - on; and into a situation where he must consequently be more withdrawn from society, than in his former one; the latter period therefore may be more applicable to bis understending
mounted on the tences" than tlie former one, the“ glorious
of Elba, in the Mediterránean. See the last verse 1]th chap. Daniel. This is part of the awful“ intermediate time in the vision" where I have re. the Little Readers to the 8th chapter of Daniel, in the 35th 'of
page “ When it was fixed (his going to St Helena,)
Napoleon said, he considered the voyage to St Helena, as part of the drama of his life, little afecting the final results.
I must be excused for repeatedly quoting the same texts of Scripture, it being necessary for a right definition of prophecy,
26th yerse of the 8th chapter, « And the tision of the evening and thó morning of course