The Kitáb-i-Aqdas
86Say: O King of Berlin! Give ear unto the Voice calling from this manifest Temple: “Verily, there is none other God but Me, the Everlasting, the Peerless, the Ancient of Days.” Take heed lest pride deter thee from recognising the Dayspring of Divine Revelation, lest earthly desires shut thee out, as by a veil, from the Lord of the Throne above and of the earth below. Thus counseleth thee the Pen of the Most High. He, verily, is the Most Gracious, the All-Bountiful. Do thou remember the one* whose power transcended thy power, and whose station excelled thy station. Where is he? Whither are gone the things he possessed? Take warning, and be not of them that are fast asleep. He it was who cast the Tablet of God behind him when We had made known unto him what the hosts of tyranny had caused Us to suffer. Wherefore, disgrace assailed him from all sides, and he went down to dust in great loss. Think deeply, O King, concerning him, and concerning them who, like unto thee, have conquered cities and ruled over men. The All-Merciful brought them down from their palaces to their graves. Be warned, be of them who reflect.
 
* Napoleon III
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Cross-References
Bahá’u’lláh
identifies with God,   K39, K88, K132, K134, K143, K163, K168, n160
represents Godhead,   K1, K132, K143, K172
Berlin,   K90, n117, n121
Evanescence of possessions,   K40
Earthly desires barrier (veil),   K39, K50, K82
Kings (Crowned heads),   14-15, 16-17, K85, K91, n118
Power of kings,   n118
Pride,   16, K82
Recognition of Revelation of Bahá’u’lláh enjoined, 16, K1, K85, K134, n1, n155
Recognition, to kings,   K82, K85
William I, King of Prussia,   16, 162, n117-n118
Study Guide
(See Note 117)
Who was the King of Berlin?
(See Note 118)
How many tablets did Bahá’u’lláh address to Napoleon III? 
What three prophecies did Bahá’u’lláh make?
What happened to Napoleon III?