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Napoleon’s Mail-Reading Tactic Is More Relevant Than Ever

Why he waited three weeks to open the mail.

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Napoleon waited three weeks before opening his mail. In Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay, Napoleon, or The Man of the World, he describes the instructions Napoleon gave his secretary:

“He directed Bourrienne to leave all letters unopened for three weeks, and then observed…

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