"Are you getting this down? Berthier wants a hamburger with no pickels. Bessieres wants the fish sandwhich, Davout wants a large cheese pizza and chicken wings. Ney wants a hot dog. Marmont wants a side salad with French dressing on the side and Murat wants one of everything."
(со страницы anotherhistoryfan)
"Impressed by Robespierre’s zeal, Mirabeau remarked: “This young man will go far. He believes what he says.”
Robespierre had found a second home with the carpenter Maurice Duplay and his family. Ruthless in politics, he was like a benevolent uncle with the Duplay girls, helping them with their…
Portrait of a lady, traditionally said to be Jenny Cameron of Lochiel by Allan Ramsay 1713-1784
(со страницы jaded-mandarin)
I found it in the home library. Surpri-i-ise!
ab. 1775 William Doughty - Portrait of an Artist, possibly a Self-Portrait
His blush is unhealthy but it’s beautiful. Sick beauty of phthisis.