Old Court Life in France, Volume 1 Frances Minto Dickinson Elliot

ISBN: 9781296956608

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Old Court Life in France, Volume 1  by  Frances Minto Dickinson Elliot

Old Court Life in France, Volume 1 by Frances Minto Dickinson Elliot
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...details of language, character, dress, and manners, not to be found elsewhere. I was bold enough to fancy that somewhat, yet remained to tell of the caprices and eccentricities of Louis XIII, of the homeliness of Henri Quatre, of the feminineMore...details of language, character, dress, and manners, not to be found elsewhere.

I was bold enough to fancy that somewhat, yet remained to tell of the caprices and eccentricities of Louis XIII, of the homeliness of Henri Quatre, of the feminine tenderness of Gabrielle dEstrees, of the lofty piety and unquestioning confidence of Louise de Lafayette, of the romantic vicissitudes of Mademoiselle de Montpensier- and that some pictures might be made of these old French personages for English readers in a way that should portray the substance and spirit of history, without affecting to maintain its form and dress.



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