He became indeed "doux entete" (gentle but obstinate) as his mother called him, persistent in his ideas and always ready to return to them, though at the same time yielding and drawing back before the force of circumstances.
The king is described as "un homme simple et doux, aimant la paix, la justice et la religion."
He produced another opera, the Testament et les billets-doux (1819), which was no better received than the former.
Scheele and named Olsiiss (principe doux des huiles - sweet principle of oils), and more fully investigated subsequently by M.
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