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has a more general than particular signification. The 22nd verse in the 17th page, says,
We now that being broken” referring to the 8th verse, as the "he-goat;" the explanation in the introduction will be found, "at the time when les elisappointed in his views, or his purposes bro. ken. Various circu::
Shut I wavc thcm ef his " 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 “ shall stand up,” by carrying on the connexion to the middle clause of the 25th versc, 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.
Note. Now manifested by peculiar circumstances, 19 be the Peace of Paris. The expression in the 23d verse "shall stand up." 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
the same time, they say, “ EVEN YET, PENHA PS HE DREAMS (has his visions) QF GIGANTIC DESIGNS."
Note npon Reading the Public Papers. The “ gigantic designs' of the busy“ bee" and "sleeping eagle" are now developed, ior ont the 21st of March, 1815, he re-entered Paris, after having been. w broken,” the prophetic word has therefore been completely fui filled. It has cost England not less than 4 or 5 hundred milijons of the image with the mark and name upon it" (called Guineas), (Mr Rose, in the House of Commons; on the 10th of April, 1815, said, we had borrowed since 1808, £600,00,000! ! !) to have him" broken' 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 causedi ! hip to be separated from.",
Read the latter part of the 8th chapter of Da. ntel, beginning at the 19th verse, and let it be : read with a strong impression upon the mind, Urat “át the time appointed the end shall be."
Note. Laiter, part of the 25th yerse, “He shall also (liken ise) stand up against the Prince (singulap number) of princes (plural number:) but he shall be broken without hand.” He having a second time'abdicated the throne is now broken without hand, probably 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 destroyed many," and stood up against. the Prince of Princes."
A-bad-on; or Napoleon liaving 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 peculiar
religious views, or an increase of understanding, so as to understand diffieult and dark texts, or sentences of scripture, (I 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 2 lst verse, 12th chapter 1st 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 bad-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 dark sen.
“ in midst of the seas, being more solitary than the Isle of Elba, in the Mediterranean. See the last verse 1]th chap. Daniel. This is part of the awful." intermediate time in the vision" where have referred my Readers to the oth chapter of Daniel, in the 35th page of the Little Book, " 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 ti sion of the evening and the morning (of course
two visions) is true: wherefore shot up the vision, for it shall be for many days." The vision therefore is (as one) for many days, or a considerable period of time, yet is (as two) describing ditierent events, at different periods ; in the former they are
« four notable vnes,” (horos) in the latter ** four kingdoms,” and it is evident he in the latter case derives his power from the said four kingdoms. See the latter part of the 22d, and the former part of the 24th verses. It is therefore in the latter vision an union of four kingdoms, connected with his mighty power.” It must be con. stantly kept in mind that the latter period, or latter vision is, when the three woes, and the seven vials, commences; or when the trans.. gression of the transgressors comes to the full. : The visions in this 8th chapter must be se.. riously reflected upon in consequence of very recent events. I now see the
great horn" that was “ broken" to be the " notable horn. that was between his eyes, (5th verse) and the “ great horn that is between his eyes" and the “ first king” (21st verse,) and not as I supposed it in the 13th page to be Sweden. 6. Therefore the he goat waxed very great : andwhen he was strong, the great horn (the notable one between his eyes) was broken, (or the power that he then had was broken,) and for it Chim) came up in his favour) four notable ones toward the four winds of heaven,” The four notable ones we now and to be from cons
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tinental circumstances in April, 1814, Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden, (examine the map of Europe, and they will be found placed 5. toward, the four winds of heaven" East, West, North, and South,) and they it is well known in direct opposition to the fourth of Daniel's four beasts in the 7th verse of the preceding chapter; and it must not be forgot that the lour above-mentioned are four of the ten horns in the said 7th verse, and likewise in the 17th chapter of Revelations. After this was wrote, I read in a newspaper, the 11th instant (April,14th), the date assigned: by Paris Papers, to Bonaparte's act: of abdica.. tion, a treaty was actually signed between him: and the Allied Powers, (the four horns aforementioned), England exepted (the fourth from Daniel afore-mentioned), by which he is to keep, notwithstanding his abdication the title of Emperor." The above acknowledged to be: true by Lord Castlereagh,
Observe the accuracy of prophetic expres. sions, in the first vision four horns CAME up for it, but in the latter vision, at the last end of the indignation, and at the time appointed " four kingdoms” STOOD up for it. See the explanation of the 23d verse in the 17th page, and observe the former came up
“ when he was strong," the latter after he was broken.
In the latter vision the ram (Russia) has two horns, “ Media and Persia," which when Da, niel's prophecy was given were two distinct Monarchies. the meaning of which is, that