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Vittoria Accoramboni

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Author: Stendhal (Marie-Henri Beyle)
Language: French
Wordcount: 9,902 / 32 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 816
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de Gr‚goire XIII. Mais, pour en revenir au consistoire, quand, tous les cardinaux r‚unis, le pape lui-mˆme entra dans la salle, il tourna aussit“t les yeux vers le cardinal Montalto, et on vit Sa Saintet‚ r‚pandre des larmes; quant au cardinal, ses traits ne sortirent point de leur immobilit‚ ordinaire.

L'‚tonnement redoubla quand, dans le mˆme consistoire, le cardinal Montalto ‚tant all‚ … son tour s'agenouiller devant le tr“ne de Sa Saintet‚, pour lui rendre compte des affaires dont il ‚tait charg‚, le pape, avant de lui permettre de commencer, ne put s'empˆcher de laisser ‚clater ses sanglots. Quand Sa Saintet‚ fut en ‚tat de parler, elle chercha … consoler le cardinal en lui promettant qu'il serait fait prompte et s‚vŠre justice d'un attentat si ‚norme. Mais le cardinal, aprŠs avoir remerci‚ trŠs humblement Sa Saintet‚, la supplia de ne p

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