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The Food Marathon At Chateau Versailles

The Salon of Abundance shows us the picture of the big nef of Louis XIV. This fancy holder of the king’s victuals was waiting for the royal dinner in the Guards Room and all the courtiers saluted it on their … Continue reading

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Saint-Simon And His Creatures

We owe him a lot. Saint-Simon is a creator of a long gallery of literary characters: Princess d’Harcourt, an obsessive gambler, often incontinent at cards and a victim of numerous pranks, occasionally she had been abandoned by her domestics, and was found in the middle … Continue reading

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