Perhaps unfamiliar words in tonight’s Méneval Napoleon reading. March 9, 2019 The beginning of the memoir is here.Tonight’s reading is here.If you’d like to read along on a Kindle device, the link is here. Lazaretto Derogation 18th Fructidor To compel someone to be thin is to attempt to attenuate them. Meneval says Hortense defamed Louis. Listen to what Hortense said here.