The Historical Nights Entertainment First Series Esprios Classics

The Historical Nights  Entertainment  First Series  Esprios Classics

THE NIGHT OF WITCHCRAFT Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan If you scrape the rubbish-heap of servile, coeval flattery that usually smothers the personality of a monarch, you will discover a few kings who have been truly great; ...

Author: Rafael Sabatini

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ISBN: 9781678117092

Category: History

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The Dream Esprios Classics

The Dream  Esprios Classics

There was a great carved chest of the Renaissance period, a table and chairs which dated from the reign of Louis XIII, an enormous bedstead, style Louis XIV, and a very handsome wardrobe, Louis XV.

Author: Emile Zola

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ISBN: 9781678002404

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Famous Modern Ghost Stories Esprios Classics

Famous Modern Ghost Stories  Esprios Classics

“The fort, ” said the mayor, “was built by Louis XIV, and was dismantled twice by the English. Louis XV restored it in 1730. In 1760 it was carried by assault by the English. They came across from the island of Groix—three shiploads, ...

Author: Dorothy Scarborough

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ISBN: 9780359578344

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A Dog of Flanders and Other Stories Esprios Classics

A Dog of Flanders and Other Stories  Esprios Classics

A genuine, incontestable sweetmeat box from the ateliers of the Louis XIV. or Louis XV. period would fetch almost a fabulous sum. Then again he paused, doubtfully. René bowed, and his wondering glance said without words, “I know this.

Author: Ouida

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ISBN: 9781716012167

Category: Dogs

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Great Men and Famous Women Volume IV Esprios Classics

Great Men and Famous Women  Volume IV  Esprios Classics

An orphan at the age of nine, and without fortune, Maximilien was indebted to the benevolent protection of the Bishop of Arras, M. de Conzié, for the situation of bursar of the College of Louis XIV. We are assured that from his infancy ...

Author: Charles F. Horne

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ISBN: 9781387623105

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Scaramouche Esprios Classics

Scaramouche  Esprios Classics

All the world knows there has been no king in France since Louis XIV. There is an obese gentleman at Versailles who wears the crown, but the very news you bring shows for how little he really counts. It is the nobles and clergy who sit ...

Author: Rafael Sabatini

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ISBN: 9781678119683

Category: France

Page: 392

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Fruitfulness Esprios Classics

Fruitfulness  Esprios Classics

To begin, nobody had ever seen a flat in such an extraordinary condition, the kitchen a perfect stable, the drawing-room in a state of utter abandonment with its Louis XIV. furniture gray with dust, and the dining-room all topsy-turvy, ...

Author: Emile Zola

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ISBN: 9781678036089

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A Strange Discovery Esprios Classics

A Strange Discovery  Esprios Classics

When they awoke they were furnished with new clothing of the best (the Hili-lites dressed something in the style of Louis XIV. ), and then invited to a full repast. So well were they treated that in less than a week they felt quite as ...

Author: Charles Romyn Dake

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ISBN: 9781794745643

Category: Imaginary societies

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Letters to Eugenia Esprios Classics

Letters to Eugenia  Esprios Classics

They afterwards saw kings at war with their own subjects; a famous sovereign, Louis XIV., tarnishing all his glory by persecuting, contrary to the faith of treaties, subjects who would have lived tranquil, if they had only been allowed ...

Author: Baron d'Holbach

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ISBN: 9781794765382

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Woman Under Socialism Esprios Classics

Woman Under Socialism  Esprios Classics

Louis XIV, after whose death France was entirely impoverished in money and men, set up pensions for parents who had ten children, and the pension was raised when they reached twelve children. His General, the Marshal of Saxony, ...

Author: August Bebel

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ISBN: 9780359935420

Category: Electronic book

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