Napoleon and Josephine: Noel Coward

David_-_The_Coronation_of_Napoleon_and_Josephine_-_detail

She very soon married this short young man
Who talked about soldiers all day
But who wasn’t above
Making passionate love
In a coarse, rather Corsican way.

Noel Coward 1899-1973

Josephine (1946)
The illustration is Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon I  (c.1806) by Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) via Wikimedia

 

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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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