Friday, October 30, 2009

Sixteenth Century Quote of the Week

"Car c'est au Roy, & qui l'en gardera?
D'eslever ceulx que bon luy semblera."

"For it's the King's right (and who will keep him from it?)
To raise up those it pleases him to raise."

Claude Chappuys, poet and royal librarian
Le Discours de la Court (1543)

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