He does make a few interesting observations.
The English infantry stood firm, waiting for their approach, and routed them by means of successive volleys. This was the first example of a tactic that Wellington would demonstrate from Talavera to Waterloo, and which Napoleon, unfortunately for him, completely ignored.
On the Pope and designs:
So too Napoleon: 'Your Holiness is sovereign of Rome but I am its Emperor,' he wrote to Pius VII. This admirable formula, truly imperial in its brevity, already indicated that the Grand Empire, even before it had been established, would be but the beginning of a world domination.