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I decided as usual that justice lay in the middle - that is to say nowhere.
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Though Charles II both craved and enjoyed female companionship till the end of his life, there is no question that by the cold, rainy autumn of 1682 his physical appetites had diminshed considerably. The Duchess of Portsmouth was, after all, more than twenty years his junior; and there comes a time in nearly every such relationship when the male partner is simply unable to fully accommodate the female partner. Or as Samuel Pepys tartly noted in his diary, the king yawns much in council, it is thought he spends himself overmuch in the arms of Madame Louise, who far from being wearied, seems fresher than ever after sporting with the king.

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We are privileged. There are poor people out there. We must to do something to make them privileged.

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King Charles II liked women's company and well as making love to them.

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The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France!

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If I write that it was a cold day, you can be sure I know it was a cold day because Pepys told us.

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I hate the only one of my book jackets when I was made up professionally, my hair made into a smooth bell.

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[In 16th century European society] Marriage was the triumphal arch through which women, almost without exception, had to pass in order to reach the public eye. And after marriage followed, in theory, the total self-abnegation of the woman.

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