Madame de Maintenon had excellent intentions, but she made a great mistake.
I put on a petticoat, and found the King in her bed, panting.
The King played with the girl, without appearing to take any notice of the boy, who, while he was eating some figs and cakes which were brought, his attitudes and gestures were so like those of the King, that Madame de Pompadour was in the utmost astonishment.
The conference was not long.
I made her take some orange-flower water, in a silver goblet, for her teeth chattered.
I acquainted Madame with what this man told me, and she acted with singular greatness of mind.
The collision and scattering of two point masses is one of them.
In his youth he had been particularly intimate with the Count of Moncade, a grandee of Spain, and one of the richest nobles of that country.