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To administer is to govern: to govern is to reign. That is the essence of the problem.
Well, we are all condamnés, as Victor Hugo says [in Le dernier jour d'un condamné]:... we have an interval, and then our place k ...
The double nature of the comic hero is symbolized in these two: Falstaff and Socrates. They are of opposite disposition, yet not s ...
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.
Give truth, and your gift will be paid in kind,
And honor will honor meet;
Count the almonds,
count what was bitter and kept you awake,
count me in.
There is a social respect necessary in company: you may start your own subject of conversation with modesty, taking care, however, ...
He who punishes the vanquished fears not the victor.
I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live without honor.
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