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Secret Memoirs of Madame La Marquise de Montespan

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Historians have, on the whole, dealt somewhat harshly with the fascinating Madame de Montespan, perhaps taking their impressions from the judgments, often narrow and malicious, of her contemporaries. To help us get a fairer estimate, her own Memoirs written by herself should surely serve. The cynical Court lady, whose beauty bewitched a great King, and whose ruthless sarcasm made Duchesses quail, is here drawn for us in vivid fashion by her own hand, and while concerned with depicting other figures she really portrays her ...

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Secret Memoirs of Madame la Marquise de Montespan 2004, University Press of the Pacific, Miami

ISBN-13: 9781410214126

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