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It is the end. But of what? The end of France? No. The end of kings? Yes.
The Empress is Legitimist, my cousin is Republican, Morny is Orleanist, I am a socialist; the only Bonapartist is Persigny, and he ...
Between the Christian and Roman ideals of the early centuries A.D. there is a disjunction which is perfect. Rome stands for corpor ...
I date the end of the old republic and the birth of the empire to the invention, in the late thirties, of air conditioning. Before ...
Motherhood is the second oldest profession in the world. It never questions age, height, religious preference, health, political a ...
I do not believe I am exaggerating in affirming that the empire of Russia is a country whose inhabitants are the most miserable on ...
Where the underworld can meet the elite, Forty-Second Street.
Motion or change, and identity or rest, are the first and second secrets of nature: Motion and Rest. The whole code of her laws ma ...
If for Americans, at least, the Great War could sometimes be imagined as a brief, quasi-athletic lark, the Second War permitted no ...
Most women without children spend much more time than men on housework; with children, they devote more time to both housework and ...
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