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Eh bien! C’est moi!

Political invective knows no boundaries, of course, but Latin countries bring their own particular spices to the feast.  Here is a list of things Talleyrand was accused of being at various stages of his long and lucky life (1754-1838), shown … Continue reading

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Napoleon to the Prince Regent

How nobly French can be written when the writer is as well educated, perceptive and realist as Napoleon was when he addressed this letter to the Prince Regent (who wanted to reply, but his ministers stopped him).

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