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Let us make no mistake about it, this propagation was never one of her laws, nothing she ever demanded of us, but at the very most ...
The ultimate triumph of philosophy would be to cast light upon the mysterious ways in which Providence moves to achieve the design ...
Style is the man himself.
[Le style c'est l'homme même.]
General de Gaulle was a thoroughly bad boy. The day he arrived, he thought he was Joan of Arc and the following day he insisted th ...
In France, and at the most important period of our history, Catherine de' Medici has suffered more from popular error than any oth ...
You played a party with a prince and Miss de Zuylen. You was shocked, or rather offended, with her unlimited vivacity.
There is a social respect necessary in company: you may start your own subject of conversation with modesty, taking care, however, ...
Ferdinand De Soto, sleeping
In the river, never heard
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Et Saint Apollinaire, raide et ascétique,
Vieille usine désaffectée de Dieu, tient encore
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Je célébrai mon jour de fête
Dans une oasis d'Afrique
Vêtu d'une peau de girafe.
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