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  • n. Plural form of Bonapartist.

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Examples

  • We encounter battles between Italian patriots and Bonapartists, the temporal claims of the Catholic Church versus those of anti-clerical liberalism, the trumpet blasts of imperialism leading to the invasion of Libya in 1912, the totalitarianism of Mussolini's two-decade rule, and the conflicts that have raged since then.

    The Heirloom City

  • The GOP's present position is analogous to the royalists and Bonapartists in the French assemblies of the 19th century.

    GOP Pols Losing Control Of Tea Party Movement?

  • Consider this: At the Congress of Vienna, it was Wellington over the objections of both the Bonapartists and the Bourbons, who outlawed slavery in the French Empire.

    "Dramatic advances in public attitudes are sweeping Iraq..."

  • We are fine Bonapartists in our house, that we are!

    Les Miserables

  • They sipped tea there, and uttered groans or cries of horror at the century, the charter, the Bonapartists, the prostitution of the blue ribbon, or the Jacobinism of Louis XVIII., according as the wind veered towards elegy or dithyrambs; and they spoke in low tones of the hopes which were presented by Monsieur, afterwards Charles X.

    Les Miserables

  • Republicans, to touch up the Bonapartists a bit, and revictual the

    The Magic Skin

  • It would be difficult to give an idea of the exaggerations prevalent at this epoch, and of the horror inspired by the Bonapartists.

    The Vendetta

  • The reports of messieurs the prefects are disquieting; the army is divided into Bonapartists and Republicans; the body of big business in Paris has pronounced against Henry V.

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

  • The Bonapartists should have let this alone; but not at all: they defended him bitterly, out of hatred for the 4th of September.

    The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters

  • Bonapartists, and Republicans were all three in opposition to the

    Balzac

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