Tag Archives: The Reign of Terror

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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A Love Story

In yesterday’s post, Food For Thought, I briefly mentioned the Marquise and Marquis de Lafayette in order to make an elaborate point.     I started to tell their whole story to my friend Bill who said I should share it … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

I’ve often talked about an Italian bistro I go to for lunch where I’m always served by the same waiter and busboy. It had come to my attention that these 2 men, who work a double shift 5 days a … Continue reading

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