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Daily Mail
The weird and wonderful inventions from the Victorian eraa public toilet was not available. Its name is attributed it to Père Bourdalou
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
a public toilet was not available. Its name is attributed it to Père Bourdaloue who was a Jesuit preacher at the court of Louis XIV. His speeches could run on for so long that the ladies of the court would need the use of one. A pair of lead... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump wants a big military parade, but the Founding Fathers might not approveenslaved the people." They had seen this in England under Oliver Cromwell, in
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
enslaved the people." They had seen this in England under Oliver Cromwell, in the 1650s. They had seen it in France, where Louis XIV used the army to close parliaments, forcibly raise taxes without representation and to persecute minorities. And... Read more
9d
Salon.com
Worth dying for?but the Islamic republic they preside over is a far more democratic country tha
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
but the Islamic republic they preside over is a far more democratic country than Saudi Arabia’s absolute monarchy. Imagine Louis XIV in a kufiyah and you’ve just about nailed the nature of Saudi rule. After Israel, Egypt is the number two... Read more
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The Hindu
Time to shuck itFrench oyster royalty, since their oysters are referenced throughout history, s
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
French oyster royalty, since their oysters are referenced throughout history, starting with the Romans, Henri IV to Louis XIV, Marie-Antoinette and Napoleon. Fans included Voltaire, Rousseau and Signac but none were as loyal or indulgent as... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Parlez-vous français? Celebrating France in Dunedina variety of books and manuscripts, ranging from early printings in French, som
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
a variety of books and manuscripts, ranging from early printings in French, some on vellum (1524); books on the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King; plays by dramatists like Corneille and MolieÌre; and works by Voltaire, including an original letter... Read more
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New Kerala
Louvre Abu Dhabi to welcome visitors from November - newkerala news #270425du Louvre in Paris. Divided into three sections, the exhibition will look at th
New Kerala / Posted 15 days ago
du Louvre in Paris. Divided into three sections, the exhibition will look at the royal collections at Versailles under King Louis XIV, followed by the residency of the Academy and Salons in this palace for artists, and conclude with the creation of... Read more
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Gulf News
Flights, camera, action: Chinese couples in pursuit of perfect photosworld to them, offering the chance to pose in front of a fake Greek village, a
Gulf News / Posted 18 days ago
world to them, offering the chance to pose in front of a fake Greek village, a Chinese temple or the bedroom of French king Louis XIV — all in a single appointment.Golden Ladies, one of Beijing’s 24X7 wedding photo studios, fills up with as many as... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Sept. 5: Michael Keaton, Raquel Welch, Kat Graham, Rose McGowan, Michael Keaton, Freddie Mercury, Carice Van HoutonThose born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. -- French King Louis XIV
Reality TV World / Posted 19 days ago
Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. -- French King Louis XIV in 1638 -- Outlaw Jesse James in 1847 -- Distiller Jack Daniel in 1846 -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Napoleon Lajoie in 1874 -- Marketing research engineer A.C.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missouri makes list of, ’12 Museums that every Military Enthusiast should Visit’impressive complex, whose main building is topped by a golden dome, was built i
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 19 days ago
impressive complex, whose main building is topped by a golden dome, was built in the 17th century on the orders of King Louis XIV. It was originally a retirement home for army veterans, but it now contains the Musée de l’Armée (the French Army... Read more
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News 8000
12 museums every military enthusiast should visitimpressive complex, whose main building is topped by a golden dome, was built i
News 8000 / Posted 19 days ago
impressive complex, whose main building is topped by a golden dome, was built in the 17th century on the orders of King Louis XIV. It was originally a retirement home for army veterans, but it now contains the Musée de l'Armée (the French Army... Read more
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KECI Missoula
12 museums every military enthusiast should visitimpressive complex, whose main building is topped by a golden dome, was built i
KECI Missoula / Posted 19 days ago
impressive complex, whose main building is topped by a golden dome, was built in the 17th century on the orders of King Louis XIV. It was originally a retirement home for army veterans, but it now contains the Musée de l'Armée (the French Army... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Sept. 5: Michael Keaton, Raquel WelchThose born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. -- French King Louis XIV
Reality TV World / Posted 20 days ago
Those born on this date are under the sign of Virgo. -- French King Louis XIV in 1638 -- Outlaw Jesse James in 1847 -- Distiller Jack Daniel in 1846 -- Baseball Hall of Fame member Napoleon Lajoie in 1874 -- Marketing research engineer A.C.... Read more
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Reality TV World
Famous birthdays for Sept. 1: Gloria Estefan, Zendaya, Rachel Zoe, Padma Lakshmi, Phil McGraw, Barry Gibb, Lily Tomlin, Alan Dershowitz, Rocky Marcianoin 1938 (age 79) -- Conductor Leonard Slatkin in 1944 (age 73) On this date i
Reality TV World / Posted 23 days ago
in 1938 (age 79) -- Conductor Leonard Slatkin in 1944 (age 73) On this date in history: In 1715, France's King Louis XIV died after ruling the country for 72 years, the longest reign for a French monarch. In 1807, Aaron Burr, vice... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Garden Smart: Create 'garden rooms' in your landscaperepeat on the other. Expansive lawns must be immaculate, perfectly-groomed and
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
repeat on the other. Expansive lawns must be immaculate, perfectly-groomed and weed-free. That works pretty well if you’re Louis XIV or King George with an army of serfs to do your bidding. If you don’t have an army of cheap laborers, here are... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why Catalonia should be given a say on its futurethis era began in Northern Catalonia because France wanted the population livin
Aljazeera / Posted 24 days ago
this era began in Northern Catalonia because France wanted the population living in their new territories to speak French. Louis XIV banned the use of Catalan in education, public administration and in religious celebrations. In the other... Read more
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The New Statesman
AN Wilson makes an unconvincing attempt to kick Darwin off his throneand had eaten his way through the animal kingdom, from bluebottle flies to pant
The New Statesman / Posted 24 days ago
and had eaten his way through the animal kingdom, from bluebottle flies to panthers (as well as, apparently, the heart of Louis XIV). And there is also the children’s nanny who had previously worked for the novelist William Makepeace Thackeray and... Read more
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Scotsman
The secret symbols of an underground JacobiteLion Rampant also emerge in a further relief featuring Minerva, Goddess of Wisd
Scotsman / Posted 24 days ago
Lion Rampant also emerge in a further relief featuring Minerva, Goddess of Wisdom and War, who is pointing at the Sun King, Louis XIV. “You can take it any way you want. You can push it towards and innocent scene if necessary, but their meanings... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Preview: Céline Ricci To Star in LA CIRCE. CategoryI brought up the operas of 17th century composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who ruled
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 29 days ago
I brought up the operas of 17th century composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who ruled over all music performed at the court of Louis XIV at Versailles from 1661 until Lully’s death in 1689. I expressed to Céline Ricci my dismay that Lully’s operas... Read more

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