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Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency, Volume 2

By Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse Dorleans

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Title: Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency, Volume 2  
Author: Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse Dorleans
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Cardinal Mazarin perceiving that the King had less readiness than his brother, was apprehensive lest the latter should become too learned; he therefore enjoined the preceptor to let him play, and not to suffer him to apply to his studies. What can you be thinking of, M. la Mothe le Vayer, said the Cardinal; would you try to make the King's brother a clever man? If he should be more wise than his brother, he would not be qualified for implicit obedience....

Table of Contents
· SECTION VIII. PHILIPPE I., DUC D'ORLEANS. · SECTION IX. PHILIPPE II., DUC D' ORLEANS, REGENT OF FRANCE. · SECTION X. THE AFFAIRS OF THE REGENCY. · SECTION XI. THE DUCHESSE D'ORLEANS, WIFE OF THE REGENT. · SECTION XII. MARIE-ANNE CHRISTINE VICTOIRE OF BAVARIA, THE FIRST DAUPHINE. · SECTION XIII. ADELAIDE OF SAVOY, THE SECOND DAUPHINE. · SECTION XIV. THE FIRST DAUPHIN. · SECTION XV. THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY, THE SECOND DAUPHIN. · SECTION XVI. PETITE MADAME.

 

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