Napoleon's Secretary 
Monday, March 17, 2008, 01:03 AM - History of France, Jokes and anecdotes of famous people
In order to encourage his secretaty, Bourrienne,
under the arduous labour that he continually imposed upon
him, Bonaparte would sometimes say, " Bourrienne! we shall
go down to posterity together!" The vanity of this hope was
shown in the answer "Can you tell me who was the secretary
of Alexander?"

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