Tag Archives: The Marquis de Lafayette

Stand By Your Man

 I was perusing through a book about the Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834), and the page I opened to, was about his wife, Adrienne. During France’s revolution, called the Reign of Terror (1793-1794), that didn’t do justice to the horrors that … Continue reading

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French Love

 I was musing about great loves which reminded me of a story particularly poignant that took place in 1795. The Marquis de Lafayette, hero of the American Revolution, was thrown into the worst jail in Austria (Olmutz) during the French … Continue reading

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Roving Eye of Newt

There’s something about a man who’s been married 3 times that puts me slightly on edge. I’m speaking of Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich who just won the South Carolina Primary and his harem of wives. I’ll admit, I appreciate … Continue reading

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Parlez Vous Fuck You

With the exception of The Marquis de Lafayette, The Marquis De Sade and my friend Alex, I hate the French. Why not the 3 Messieurs I’ve just mentioned? The first was one of our greatest patriots, the second, one of … Continue reading

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