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  • Those who would justify the good 'directeur', alias the pimp, in this affair, must not attempt to do it by saying that the King and Madame Maintenon were at that time privately married; that the directeur knew it; and that this was the meaning of his 'enigme'.

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1752

  • It is therefore extremely evident that Madame Maintenon could not be married to the King at the time when she scrupled granting, and when the 'directeur' advised her to grant, those favors which Sarah with so much submission granted to Abraham: and what the 'directeur' is pleased to call 'le mystere de Dieu', was most evidently a state of concubinage.

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1752

  • Those who would justify the good 'directeur', alias the pimp, in this affair, must not attempt to do it by saying that the King and Madame Maintenon were at that time privately married; that the directeur knew it; and that this was the meaning of his 'enigme'.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Earl of Chesterfield Works

  • It is therefore extremely evident that Madame Maintenon could not be married to the King at the time when she scrupled granting, and when the 'directeur' advised her to grant, those favors which Sarah with so much submission granted to Abraham: and what the 'directeur' is pleased to call 'le mystere de Dieu', was most evidently a state of concubinage.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Earl of Chesterfield Works

  • No bawd could have written a more seducing letter to an innocent country girl, than the 'directeur' did to his

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1752

  • No bawd could have written a more seducing letter to an innocent country girl, than the 'directeur' did to his

    Complete Project Gutenberg Earl of Chesterfield Works

  • King should impute to the 'directeur' any scruples or difficulties which he might meet with on the part of the lady, writes her the above-mentioned letter; in which he not only bids her not tease the King by advice and exhortations, but to have the utmost submission to his will; and, that she may not mistake the nature of that submission, he tells her it is the same that Sarah had for Abraham; to which submission

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1752

  • King should impute to the 'directeur' any scruples or difficulties which he might meet with on the part of the lady, writes her the above-mentioned letter; in which he not only bids her not tease the King by advice and exhortations, but to have the utmost submission to his will; and, that she may not mistake the nature of that submission, he tells her it is the same that Sarah had for Abraham; to which submission

    Complete Project Gutenberg Earl of Chesterfield Works

  • On the new friends category: Really enjoyed hanging out with Lev Grossman (about which more later) and had a very quick meeting my last day with Stéphane Marsan, directeur éditorial of Bragelonne in Paris, France.

    The 67th World Science Fiction Convention

  • On the new friends category: Really enjoyed hanging out with Lev Grossman (about which more later) and had a very quick meeting my last day with Stéphane Marsan, directeur éditorial of Bragelonne in Paris, France.

    Archive 2009-08-01

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