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Memoirs of Louis XIV, vol 13

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Language: English
Wordcount: 25,984 / 80 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.4
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 496 6089
Genre: Biography

.--Comparison with the Period of Louis XIV.--A Ballet Proposed.--The marechal de Villeroy.--The Young King Is to Dance.--Young Law Proposed.--Excitement.--The Young King's Disgust.-- Extravagant Presents of the Duc d'Orleans.


System of Law in Danger.--Prodigality of the Duc d'Orleans.--Admissions of Law.--Fall of His Notes.--Violent Measures Taken to Support Them.-- Their Failure.--Increased Extravagance of the Regent.--Reduction of the Fervour.--Proposed Colonies.--Forced Emigration.--Decree on the Indian Company.--Scheming of Argenson. Attitude of the Parliament.--Their Remonstrance.--Dismissal of Law.--His Coolness--Extraordinary Decree of Council of State.--Prohibition of jewellery.--New Schemes.


The New Edict.--The Commercial Company.--New Edict.--Rush on the Bank.-- People Stifled in the Crowd.--Excitement against Law.--Money of the Bank.--Exile of the Parliament to Pontoise.--New Operation.--The



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