How to use Louis xiv in a sentence

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  • At the election diet of 1669 he accepted large bribes from Louis XIV.

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  • Dubois was unscrupulous, but so were his contemporaries, and whatever vices he had, he gave France peace -after the disastrous wars of Louis XIV.

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  • His French poems met with little success, but a description in Latin verse of a tournament (carrousel, circus regius), given by Louis XIV.

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  • The Hotel des Invalides founded by Louis XIV.

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  • On his return to Paris he soon became distinguished as a painter, and was employed by Louis XIV.

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  • The victory at Dunkirk increased his reputation, while Louis XIV.

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  • The administration of the royal province of Auvergne was organized under Louis XIV.

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  • This plan anticipated that employed later by Louis XIV.

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  • The revolt of Masaniello in Naples (1647), followed by rebellions at Palermo and Messina, which placed Sicily for a while in the hands of Louis XIV.

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  • He immediately went over to the opposition, and in concert with Louis XIV.

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  • He was followed by Janus de Noir, le sieur du Roule, who was sent by Louis XIV.

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  • In 1673 a French expedition organized in Canada under Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet sailed down the Mississippi to the mouth of the Arkansas, and nine years later (1682) Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de la Salle, reached the mouth of the river, took formal possession of the country which it drains, and named it Louisiana in honour of Louis XIV.

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  • In the war between France and the Empire, arising out of the attempt of Louis XIV.

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  • By retaining nearly all the continental conquests of France, and by recovering every one of those which the British had made at her expense beyond the seas, he achieved a feat which was far beyond the powers even of Louis XIV.

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  • The allies, in particular, at once suspected that Louis XIV.

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  • The name Soubise appears again in the military history of France in the person of Charles De Rohan, Prince De Soubise (1715-1787), peer and marshal of France, the grandson of the princesse de Soubise, who is known to history as one of the mistresses of Louis XIV.

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  • Coronelli (1623), and intended as presents to Louis XIV.

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  • The château of Maintenon dating from the 16th and 17th centuries was presented by Louis XIV.

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  • In 1648 it came into the possession of France, and in 1673 Louis XIV.

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  • In 1679 Daniel Greysolon, Sieur du Lhut (Duluth), as agent for a company of Canadian merchants which sought to establish trading posts on the Lakes, explored the country from the head of Lake Superior to Mille Lacs and planted the arms of Louis XIV.

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  • In 1665 Colbert made to him on behalf of Louis XIV.

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  • A little later the Academy of Sciences of Paris was established by Louis XIV.

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  • He was at last, in 1662, received back again into favour by Louis XIV.

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  • Scarcely had the Palatinate begun to recover when it was attacked by Louis XIV.

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  • He was intended for the bar, but was employed by Colbert, who had determined on the foundation of a French East India Company, to draw up an explanatory account of the project for Louis XIV.

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  • He is credited with a share in the production of the magnificent series of medals that commemorate the principal events of the age of Louis XIV.

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  • The wars carried on here by Louis XIV.

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  • The palace of the princes of Thurn and Taxis in the Eschenheimer Gasse was built (1732-1741) from the designs of Robert de Cotte, chief architect to Louis XIV.

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  • The Messinians suspected the Spanish court of a desire to destroy the ancient senatorial constitution of the city, and sent to France to ask the aid of Louis XIV.

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  • While he lacked in diplomacy the arts of a Louis XIV.

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  • The refusal of the Whigs to grant terms in 1706, and again in 1709 when Louis XIV.

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  • In France, indeed, the Catholic pulpit now came to its perfection, stimulated, no doubt, by the toleration accorded to the Huguenots up to 1685 and by the patronage of Louis XIV.

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  • He married Anne of Orleans, daughter of Henrietta of England and niece of Louis XIV.

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  • In the war of the Spanish Succession (1700) we find Victor at first on the French side, until, dissatisfied with the continued insolence of Louis XIV.

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  • They menaced the coast of Essex, and could easily have covered an invasion of England by a French army if Louis XIV.

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  • The third was undertaken by the king in pursuit of a policy arranged between him and his cousin Louis XIV.

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  • King Louis XIV.

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  • Otto the Great to a considerable extent succeeded; Louis XIV.

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  • The birth of the prince who was destined to reign as Louis XIV.

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  • The king's ideas are best seen in the Memoires de Louis XIV.

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  • In the elaborate arrangement of his matter he is thought to have imitated the great French preachers of the age of Louis XIV.

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  • An attempt was made under Louis XIV.

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  • Jealous of their " sharing the State with the king," Richelieu twenty-five years later reduced the exceptional privileges of the Huguenots, and with the advent of Louis XIV.

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  • Great Britain could not afford to stand aside and watch the accomplishment of an ambition to prevent which she had, at immense sacrifice of blood and treasure, overthrown the power of Louis XIV.

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  • Gouverneur Morris's father, Lewis Morris (1698-1762), closed a long public career as judge of the vice-admiralty court of New York; his mother was descended from a French Protestant refugee, who had come to America to escape the persecution of Louis XIV.

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  • In the autumn of 1660 Schumacher visited Paris, shortly after Mazarin's death, when the young Louis XIV.

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  • The intercourse between France and Siam began about 16So under Phra Narain, who, by the advice of his minister, the Cephalonian adventurer Constantine Phaulcon, sent an embassy to Louis XIV.

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  • By the treaty of Westphalia (1648) the town was ceded to Louis XIV.

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  • The Society also gained ground steadily in France; for, though held in check by Richelieu and little more favoured by Mazarin, yet from the moment that Louis XIV.

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  • She wrote valuable memoirs of the court of Louis XIV.

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  • In 1665 some 2000 emigrants were sent to Canada; the European population was soon doubled, and Louis XIV.

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  • But once more, in contrast with English experience, the great trading company proved a failure in French hands as a colonizing agent, and in 1674 its charter was summarily revoked by Louis XIV.

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  • In 1682 he accomplished his task, took possession of the valley of the Mississippi in the name of Louis XIV.

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  • The peace of Ryswick proved but a truce, and when in 1701, on the death of the exiled James II., Louis XIV.

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  • He made one fatal mistake - he dreamt of the French frontier being the Rhine and the Scheldt, and that a Spanish princess might bring the Spanish Netherlands as dowry to Louis XIV.

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  • Long had been the trial, and greatly had Mazarin been to blame in allowing the Frondes to come into existence, but he had retrieved his position by founding that great royal party which steadily grew until Louis XIV.

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  • But abroad his policy was everywhere successful, and opened the way for the policy of Louis XIV.

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  • By it Spain recovered Franche Comte, but ceded to France Roussillon, and much of French Flanders; and, what was of greater ultimate importance to Europe, Louis XIV.

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  • During the French wars of aggression the Luneburg princes were eagerly courted by Louis XIV.

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  • His brilliant talent, which seems to have been formed by the influence of that world of statues with which Louis XIV.

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  • Saint-Simon asserts that her family threw her in the way of Louis XIV.

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  • The Order of St Louis was founded by Louis XIV.

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  • Town after town fell before the French armies, and to de Witt and his supporters there seemed to be nothing left but to make submission and accept the best terms that Louis XIV.

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  • This peace, however, did no more than afford a breathing space during which Louis XIV.

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  • A still greater triumph of diplomatic skill was the conclusion of the Triple Alliance (January 17, 1668) between the Dutch Republic, England and Sweden, which checked the attempt of Louis XIV.

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  • The internal history of the Belgic provinces has little to record during this long period in which the ambition of Louis XIV.

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  • But the victory was not followed up, for Louis XIV.

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  • On his father's side he was descended from the brother of Louis XIV., on his mother's from the count of Toulouse, "legitimated" son of Louis XIV.

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  • This was now easy, and Louis XIV.

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  • The cession of Alsace and the greater part of Lorraine, wrested two centuries before by Louis XIV.

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  • The days of French invasions of Germany had for the time ceased, and revenge for the attacks made by Louis XIV.

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  • Conti started rather unwillingly for his new kingdom, probably, as St Simon remarks, owing to his affection for Frangoise, wife of Philip II., duke of Orleans, and daughter of Louis XIV.

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  • In 1713 he married Louise Elisabeth (1693-1775), daughter of Louis Henri de Bourbon, prince de Conde, and grand-daughter of Louis XIV.

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  • But Griffenfeldt's difficulties, always serious, were increased by the instability of the European situation, depending as it did on the ambition of Louis XIV.

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  • He edited the Histoire de France depuis les origines jusqu'd la Revolution (1901-), in which he carefully revised the work of his numerous assistants, reserving the greatest part of the reign of Louis XIV.

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  • He received a commission as lieutenant-general (marechal de camp) from King Louis XIV.

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  • The king who did most for French royalty would have made a sorry figure at the court of a Louis XIV.

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  • More than once at Easter he is said to have had a convenient illness which dispensed him from granting absolution to Louis XIV.

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  • In spite of failing faculties he continued his duties as confessor to Louis XIV.

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  • It was before Termonde that Louis XIV.

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  • She wore mourning for her father in 1701, and before his death James is said to have written to his daughter asking for her protection for his family; but the recognition of his son by Louis XIV.

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  • On the other hand, Napoleon quite agreed with Louis XIV.

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  • Still remoter was the danger of another Louis XIV.

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  • This ordinance remained in force till the reign of Louis XIV.

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  • Among Colbert's papers are Memoires sur les affaires de finance de France (written about 1663), a fragment entitled Particularites secretes de la vie du Roy, and other accounts of the earlier part of the reign of Louis XIV.

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  • Voltaire, in his Siècle de Louis XIV (1751), told the story of the mysterious masked prisoner with many graphic details; and, under the heading of "Ana" in the Questions sur l'encyclopedie (Geneva, 1771), he asserted that he was a bastard brother of Louis XIV., son of Mazarin and Anne of Austria.

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  • Voltaire's influence in creating public interest in the "man in the mask," was indeed enormous; he had himself been imprisoned in the Bastille in 1717 and again in 1726; as early as 1745 he is found hinting that he knows something; in the Siècle de Louis XIV he justifies his account on the score of conversations with de Bernaville, who succeeded Saint-Mars.

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  • In Soulavie's Memoires of Richelieu (London, 1790) the masked man becomes (on the authority of an apocryphal note by Saint-Mars himself) the legitimate twin brother of Louis XIV.

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  • On the 14th of April 1669 Marsilly was kidnapped for Louis XIV.

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  • He points out that Colbert, on the 3rd, 10th and 24th of June, writes from London to Louis XIV.

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  • Particular phases of Innocent's activity have been treated by Michaud, Louis XIV.

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  • It was in the year 1672, when the sudden invasion of the Low Countries by Louis XIV.

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  • Louis was thus unexpectedly brought into the line of the succession, and was only five years old when Louis XIV.

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  • On Fleury's death in 1743 no one took his place, and the king professed to adopt the example of Louis XIV.

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  • For the next four years Sweden remained true to the principles of the Triple Alliance; but, in 1672, Louis XIV.

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  • Thus he rejected advantageous offers of mediation and alliance made to him, during 1712, by the maritime powers and by Prussia; and, in 1714, he scouted the friendly overtures of Louis XIV.

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  • He resided at Paris at St Germain till June 1654, in inactivity, unable to make any further effort, and living with difficulty on a grant from Louis XIV.

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  • On the 25th of January 1669, at a secret meeting between the two royal brothers, with Arlington, Clifford and Arundell of Wardour, it was determined to announce to Louis XIV.

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  • One of the results of the quarrel was Fenelon's banishment from court; for Louis XIV.

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  • His works include a number of memorials and projects for stopping duelling, equalizing taxation, treating mendicancy, reforming education and spelling, &c. It was not, however, for his suggestions for the reform of the constitution that he was disgraced, but because in the Polysynodie he had refused to Louis XIV.

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  • His mother, however, had fallen into disgrace at court, and his application for a commission, repeated more than once, was refused by Louis XIV.

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  • It was about this time that Louis XIV.

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  • The same device was successful against Louis XIV.

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  • He lived for ten years after the appearance of Surena, but was almost silent save for the publication, in 1676, of some beautiful verses thanking Louis XIV.

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  • Worsted, mainly through the genius of Marlborough, in his efforts to secure the whole of the great Spanish monarchy for his grandson, Philip, duke of Anjou, Louis XIV.

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  • Ptolemy had many brilliant mistresses, and his court, magnificent and dissolute, intellectual and artificial, has been justly compared with the Versailles of Louis XIV.

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  • The years of its power were the years of the victories of Oudenarde (1708) and of Malplaquet (1709), bringing with them the entire ruin of the military power of Louis XIV.

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  • He would have given England that dangerous position of supremacy which was gained for France by Louis XIV.

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  • It was the residence of several succeeding monarchs, and under Louis XIV.

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  • A copy of the Book of the Testimonies to the Mysteries of the Unity, consisting of seventy treatises in four folio volumes, was found in the house of the chief Akil at Bakhlin, and presented in 5700 to Louis XIV.

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  • The coalition thus fell into ruin and France occupied a more commanding position than in the proudest days of Louis XIV.

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  • After the Revolution Bonaparte established a monarchy even more absolute than the monarchy of Louis XIV.

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  • On the 19th of March 1692 she married Louis Auguste de Bourbon, duc du Maine, son of Louis XIV.

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  • Displeased with the action of the regent Orleans in degrading the illegitimate children of Louis XIV.

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  • During the war of the Spanish succession Alberoni laid the foundation of his political success by the services he rendered to the duke of Vendome, commander of the French forces in Italy; and when these forces were recalled in 1706 he accompanied the duke to Paris, where he was favourably received by Louis XIV.

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  • Thus the Triple Alliance of 1688 between Great Britain, Sweden and the Netherlands, and the Grand Alliance of 1689 between the emperor, Holland, England, Spain and Saxony, were both directed against the power of Louis XIV.

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  • On the restoration of Charles II., Rutherford was taken into employment by his own king on the recommendation of Louis XIV.

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  • On the 16th of May the queen took the little four-year-old Louis XIV.

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  • Neither the immense fortunes amassed by these men, nor the venality and robust vitality which made their families veritable races of ministers, altered the fact that De Lionne, Le Tellier, Louvois and Colbert were in themselves of no account, even though the parts they played were much more important than Louis XIV.

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  • All the ties of caste, class, corporation and family were severed; the jealous despotism of Louis XIV.

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  • Recipient now of immense ecclesiastical revenues, which, owing to the number of vacant benefices, constituted a powerful engine of government, Louis XIV.

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  • Notwithstanding this, however, Louis XIV.

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  • Colbert now offered his aid in making Louis XIV.

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  • After Colberts day, when the crutches lent by privilege were removed, his achievements lost vigour; industries that ministered to luxury alone escaped decay; the others became exhausted in struggling against the persistent and teasing opposition of the municipal bodies and the bourgeoisieconceited, ignorant and terrified at any innovationand against the blind and intolerant policy of Louis XIV.

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  • The population of the Antilles doubled; that of Canada quintupled; while if in 1672 at the time of the war with Holland Louis XIV.

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  • Richelieu himself had hesitated to tax labor; Louis XIV.

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  • Following the advice of Colbert and de Lionne, Louis XIV.

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  • Avoiding the Spanish Netherlands, Louis XIV.

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  • The war is over, said the new secretary of state for foreign affairs, Arnauld de Pomponne; but Louvois and Louis XIV.

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  • What saved Louis XIV.

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  • The peace Of IJtrecht was to France what the peace of Westphalia had been to Austria, and curtailed the former acquisitions of Louis XIV.

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  • In one respect, indeed, the system of the old monarchy remained intact; the tradition of centralization established by Louis XIV.

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  • They attempted to renew the designs of Louis XIV.

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  • One of his descendants, Henry Charles, marquis de Lavardin (1643-1701), was sent as ambassador to Rome in 1689, on the occasion of a difference between Louis XIV.

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  • He also wrote a treatise entitled De Petal reel de la presse et des pamphlets depuis Francois P r jusqu'a Louis XIV (1834), in which he refuted an empty paradox of Charles Nodier, who had tried to prove that the press had never been, and could never be, so free as under the Grand Monarch.

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  • In 1657, just after his accession, he made an arrangement with his three brothers with the object of preventing disputes over their separate territories, and in 1664 he entered into friendly relations with Louis XIV.

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  • He was ordained in 1651, and embarked on the ambitious and worldly career of a court abbe in the days of Louis XIV.

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  • Her political importance lasted exactly six months, and did her little good, for it created a lifelong prejudice against her in the mind of her cousin, Louis XIV.

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  • His father made his fortune as an upholsterer and then became a courtier to King Louis XIV.

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  • Skilled in the Arts and Science, Louis XIV was also a good huntsman.

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  • Having now secured peace abroad Sobieski was desirous of strengthening Poland at home by establishing absolute monarchy; but Louis XIV.

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  • The possession of Bouillon thenceforward became a constant cause of strife until in 1678 Louis XIV.

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  • The château of Maintenon dating from the 16th and 17th centuries was presented by Louis XIV.

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  • His first attempts against the French were successful; and the rupture between Victor Amadeus, duke of Savoy, and Louis XIV.

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  • In the difficulty with which he expressed himself and in a certain indecision of character the king was curiously unlike his father, the frank and impetuous Henry of Navarre, and his absolute son Louis XIV.

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  • During the seventeen years of his orderly government the country found time to recuperate its forces after the exhaustion caused by the extravagances of Louis XIV.

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  • The bargain was confirmed by gifts and honours from Louis XIV.

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  • Voltaire, in his Siècle de Louis XIV (1751), told the story of the mysterious masked prisoner with many graphic details; and, under the heading of "Ana" in the Questions sur l'encyclopedie (Geneva, 1771), he asserted that he was a bastard brother of Louis XIV., son of Mazarin and Anne of Austria.

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  • Two accidents at this crisis alone saved Sweden from ruin - the splendid courage of the young king who, resolutely and successfully, kept the Danish invaders at bay (see Charles Xi., king of Sweden), and the diplomatic activity of Louis XIV.

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  • Prince Eugene had only thirty thousand men; but his antagonist the duke of Orleans, though full of zeal and courage, wanted experience, and Marshal Marsin, his adlatus, held powers from Louis XIV.

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  • The secretary of state for war, Michelle Tellier, had organized his army; and thanks to his great activity in reform, especially after the Fronde, Louis XIV.

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  • To this, modern history laboriously replies either that Napoleon was a great genius, or that Louis XIV was very proud, or that certain writers wrote certain books.

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  • But why did it not react on Louis XIV or on Louis XV--why should it react just on Louis XVI?

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  • The hall had 8 " Siena " scagliola columns; the dining-room was in Louis XIV style.

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  • Pepys was effectively a minister in his own right, similar in style to Colbert, Louis XIV 's Minister of the Marine.

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  • The Marquis cut was inspired by the smile of the Marquise de Pompadour and created for France's Louis XIV.

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  • It featured a dial reminiscent of the Louis XIV styles of the 1700s and was 26mm in diameter.

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  • He was eight years old when the Camisard revolt was finally suppressed, and nineteen when on the 8th of March 1715 the edict of Louis XIV.

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  • He gained the favour of Louis XIV.

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