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.
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.
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
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.
Shania Mae Mendoza, Marie Antoinette
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Glenbard North Theatre will present its spring production, "Marie Antoinette
," May 2- 4.
His contact is [emailprotected]PAMPERED PARLIAMENTARIANS: The conduct of our MPs, Ken Butiko says, often reminds him of legendary French Queen Marie Antoinette
, who, on being told that the people were protesting over a shortage of bread, retorted that they should eat cake instead.
The purpose of the public contract is to provide all the services necessary for the restitution of the textile decor of the so-called "marie antoinette
meridian" office space at the chteau de versailles for the public establishment of the chteau, museum and the national estate of versailles.