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Memoirs of Louis XIV, vol 9

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Language: English
Wordcount: 32,982 / 98 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.1
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 477
mnybks.net#: 6085
Genre: Biography
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acter.--Manners of the Duchesse de Berry.

CHAPTER LXVII

Maisons Seeks My Acquaintance.--His Mysterious Manner.--Increase of the Intimacy.--Extraordinary News.--The Bastards Declared Princes of the Blood.--Rage of Maisons and Noailles.--Opinion of the Court and Country.

CHAPTER LXVIII

The King Unhappy and Ill at Ease.--Court Paid to Him.--A New Scheme to Rule Him.--He Yields.--New Annoyance.--His Will.--Anecdotes Concerning It.--Opinions of the Court.--M. du Maine.

CHAPTER LXIX

A New Visit from Maisons.--His Violent Project.--My Objections.--He Persists.--His Death and That of His Wife. --Death of the Duc de Beauvilliers.--His Character.--Of the Cardinal d'Estrees.--Anecdotes.-- Death of Fenelon.

CHAPTER LXI

Let me here relate an incident which should have found a place earlier, but which has been omitted in order that what has

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