Why had nobody ever before had the clearness of perception to see just this, and no more, in the "theatrical" Murat?
Have the scorners never read of Wolfe, of Murat, or of Nelson?
He then wrote immediately to Napoleon, urging him to come up without loss of time, if he would not have Murat engage without him.
But here is Marshal Murat come to inquire after you, from the Emperor.
Murat is suited to my sister, and then no one can say that I am proud, or seek grand alliances.
What follows is chiefly taken from the Annales Estenses, in Murat.
"Your sister and Murat love each other, general," said Roland.
Murat had obeyed both his verbal and his implied instructions.
In a short time Murat came to Rome, and by his frank and loyal character, won for himself the esteem of Consalvi.
"Evidently your mother does not think so," Murat replied, with pique.