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Quotation by Alphonse Karr
I gather from a lawyer that there was a rehearsal yesterday. We haven't a hope. I know the presiding judge too: I've had the misfortune to sleep with his wife. He was specially picked.
Alphonse Karr (1808–1890), French journalist, novelist. quoted in The Goncourt Journal, entry for Feb. 20, 1853 (trans. 1962).
Karr was on trial together with Edmond and Jules de Goncourt, accused of writing articles offensive to public morals.
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