Antoinette


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Antoinette

(French ɑ̃twanɛt)
n
(Biography) See Marie Antoinette

An•toi•nette

(ˌæn twəˈnɛt, -tə-)

n.
Marie, 1755–93, queen of France 1774–93: wife of Louis XVI.
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But, first of all, how are Madeleine and Antoinette?" Madeleine was the daughter of M.
She would like the relics of great people better, for I've seen her Napoleon's cocked hat and gray coat, his baby's cradle and his old toothbrush, also Marie Antoinette's little shoe, the ring of Saint Denis, Charlemagne's sword, and many other interesting things.
Martyrdom made a saint of the trivial and foolish Marie Antoinette, and her biographers still keep her fragrant with the odor of sanctity to this day, while unconsciously proving upon almost every page they write that the only calamitous instinct which her husband lacked, she supplied--the instinct to root out and get rid of an honest, able, and loyal official, wherever she found him.
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.
"But forty millions!" said Anne of Austria, in the same tone as that in which, at a later period, poor Marie Antoinette replied, "You will tell me as much!"
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."
To the thinker, the most tragic fact in the whole of the French Revolution is not that Marie Antoinette was killed for being a queen, but that the starved peasant of the Vendee voluntarily went out to die for the hideous cause of feudalism.
Oakville, Canada, June 26, 2019 --(PR.com)-- iCare Home Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Antoinette Larizza as the Chief Operations Officer (COO).
Speaking at a forum on public speaking and motivational entertainment tonight, Dr Mahathir made the historical observation on the words uttered by French queen Marie Antoinette who said: 'Let them eat cake' when she heard the news that the peasants were complaining of hunger.