Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty

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Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 98,605 / 295 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.4
LoC Categories: CT, DC
Downloads: 875
Added to site: 2010.05.18
mnybks.net#: 27786
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Biography
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rules of decorum, even perils themselves, increase the interest of this disorder."

Yes, people complain, grow angry, suffer, but they are not bored. How many incidents, episodes, emotions, there are in this strange tragi-comedy! Everywhere there is something to be seen; in the Assembly, the clubs, the public places, the promenades, streets, cafés, and theatres. Brawls and discussions are heard on every side. If by chance a salon is still open, disputes go on there as they would at a club. What quarrels take place in the cafés! Men stand on chairs and tables to spout. And what dissensions in the theatres! The actors meddle with politics as well as the spectators. In the greenroom of the Comédie-Française there is a right side, whose chief is the royalist Naudet, and a left side led by the republican Talma. Neither actor goes out except well armed. There are pistols {11} underneath their togas. The kings of tragedy, threatened by their political adversaries, have real

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2010.09.25
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I didn't finish this book. I just couldn't get into it at all. I usually love contemporary accounts of historical events, but this book left me cold.


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