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When the gratitude that many owe to one discards all modesty, then there is fame.
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.
If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way ...
There is a social respect necessary in company: you may start your own subject of conversation with modesty, taking care, however, ...
Fame is a bee.
It has a song--
It has a sting--
Ah, too, it has a wing.
Fame is a fickle food
Upon a shifting plate.
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.
C'est à Paris que je me coiffe
Casque noir de jemenfoutiste.
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