The hideous but beneficent French Revolution would have been deferred, or would have fallen short of completeness, or even might not have happened at all, if Marie Antoinette
had made the unwise mistake of not being born.
In a room of the Petit Trianon stood the furniture, just as poor Marie Antoinette
left it when the mob came and dragged her and the King to Paris, never to return.
Lady Mary Caerlyon was brought up at a Parisian convent; the Dauphiness Marie Antoinette
was her godmother.
I wonder if Marie Antoinette
looked all the grander when her gown was darned at the elbows.
She had the proud, impetuous face that goes with reddish colouring, and a Roman nose, as it did in Marie Antoinette
He had snuff because it was the eighteenth century luxury; wax candles, because they were the eighteenth century lighting; the mechanical bits of iron represent the locksmith hobby of Louis XVI; the diamonds are for the Diamond Necklace of Marie Antoinette
(2006) Austrian teenager Marie Antoinette
(Kirsten Dunst, left) becomes Queen of France in 1774.
Local hope Marie Antoinette
San Diego bested fellow Woman Fide Master Juwita Ardelia Sharfina in the seventh round Friday to tie Chinese Ruotong Chu for the lead in the girls' division of the Eastern Asia Juniors Chess Championships in Tagaytay City.
Ten years ago Caroline Weber's book, Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette
Wore to the Revolution, proposed that her subject's preoccupation with clothing was an attempt to assert independence, but ultimately assisted in the downfall of the French Crown.
For students of history, this unfair disparagement of Clinton seemed similar to the hatred that developed in the last days of France's ancient regime towards the queen, Marie Antoinette
, who came to be seen as the cause of the country's ills because of her profligate spending.
I wanted them to feel like this is what Marie Antoinette
might wear to the gym, or play tennis in.
Others see only Maud's insanity, but friend Felix is intent on solving the mystery of where Marie Antoinette
is buried, a secret that keeps both Maud and Marie's ghost restless.