A Lady's Ruminations

"Jane was firm where she felt herself to be right." -Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice


Saturday, June 04, 2005

Say Adieu, Napoleon!

It has long been believed that Napoleon Bonaparte, the nasty little Frenchman, died of stomach cancer. A few years ago a study found high levels of arsenic in portions of his hair. A new study shows that the arsenic wasn't from anything innocuous, but had to have been deliberate. Someone deliberately poisoned him! The article is here. Is it wrong to say "Thank God!"?